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  1. Reality

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    CBS fires VP for writing ‘Republican gun toters’ killed in Las Vegas don’t deserve sympathy

    CBS confirmed to The Washington Post on Monday that Geftman-Gold was dismissed for her “deeply unacceptable” comments on social media.

    “This individual, who was with us for approximately one year, violated the standards of our company and is no longer an employee of CBS,” the company said in a statement.

    “Her views as expressed on social media are deeply unacceptable to all of us at CBS. Our hearts go out to the victims in Las Vegas and their families.”

    “If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing,” wrote Geftman-Gold on Facebook, perhaps referring to Sandy Hook. “I’m actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans often are Republican gun toters.”

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  2. Rockport

    Rockport AmberBeer Zone Supporter

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    Rightfully so.
  3. paladin

    paladin Well-Known Member

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    It's the WP, sad but not that surprising.
  4. Idgit

    Idgit Fattening up Moderator

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    Yeah, this is a terrible thing to have said.
  5. Nightman

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    People on the Left aren't used to being PC...... they haven't been held responsible for their words til now

    The Right has been practiced in checking our language for ages

    The Left is just as hateful and intolerant as they always paint the far Right to be
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  6. diefree666

    diefree666 Well-Known Member

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    I am amazed that CBS had the stones to do the right thing.
  7. Ghost12

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    Good. What she wrote was disgusting. I mean, what is going through someone's mind when they write something like that? As despicable as it is to feel that way, how does your brain not filter out you openly airing such a reprehensible viewpoint???
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  8. diefree666

    diefree666 Well-Known Member

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    To be blunt that person hates anyone that disagrees with her. Wants them dead. Not exactly a rare thing on the left side of the aisle.

    Kathy Griffin was just more upfront then most.
  9. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    There are idiots on both sides of that aisle, there is just a hell of a lot more on the right.
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  10. Cmac

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    See reprehensible viewpoints on a variety of topics here....shouldn't have been said.

    Did you know: 45 repealed Restrictions on mentally ill purchasing/having guns......within 30 days in office. That reprehensible and nothing will be said about it.
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  11. EST_1986

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    What a stupid thing to say
  12. TheCount

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    That's a sick thing to say. Glad he was fired.
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  13. CF74

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    Tolerance much
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  14. JoeKing

    JoeKing Diehard Zone Supporter

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    I thought Hillary Clinton won the popular vote? That means there are more idiots on the left.
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  15. John813

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    Pretty dumb thing to say, especially on a public platform like FB.

    Good potential career killer.
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  16. thebigeasy88

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    That would be a SHE and I am also glad that she got canned. :p
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  17. daschoo

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    Mental that something as obviously and universally outrageous as that comment is within 4 or 5 posts a left v right debate.
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  18. timb2

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    Yeah that was low class and CBS did the right thing. People need to separate their own feelings when a real tragedy happens. CBS probably would have let the Republican comment slide even though it's greaseball still, but dissing Country Music fans was in bad taste. Maybe she will learn her lesson and get a heart from the Wizard of Oz and a lesson on compassion.
  19. FloridaRob

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    I cannot imagine thinking something so horrible much less saying it. There are those that said Steve Scalise (sp) also caused his shooting and some of those are still on their respective cable shows. I just do not get it. I
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  20. jwooten15

    jwooten15 Well-Known Member

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    As was I. I read about her original statement and expected CBS, like ESPN did with the Hill incident, to just say that the company doesn't condone or agree with their employee's statements - and then forget about it.

    Kudos to CBS.
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