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Thu Nov 22, 2012, 08:40 PM

 

Oh? And we're the sexists?

When we say that S.E. Cupp only got her job as a commentator at Fox News because she was an attractive woman, we're the sexist ones?

http://samuel-warde.com/2012/11/fox-news-anchor-we-hire-from-victorias-secret-catalog/

Fox News Anchor: We hire from Victoria’s Secret Catalog

Fox News co-host Brian Kilmeade said on air that Fox hires female hosts by looking at “the Victoria’s Secret catalog” and asking, “Can any of these people talk?”

This is not the first time the co-host of “Fox and Friends” has been the center of controversy surrounding sexist remarks. For instance, back in June his co-host Gretchen Carlson walked off the set when Kilmeade remarked that “women are everywhere. We’re letting them play golf and tennis now.”


When someone from Fox admits that they hire for looks, not ability, why is there stunned silence? Could the defenders of Feminist Martyr S.E. Cupp have been wrong all this time? Or are we sexists now for pointing out the sexism that she exploited?

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Response to Pab Sungenis (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 08:46 PM

1. That Cupp woman put her legs on the desk while at Faux. That's just not professional conduct.

And I'm sure she was encouraged to behave that way, too. The fact that she agreed to do it is telling. Not much personal integrity there; either that or she doesn't mind being regarded as a fool/tool.

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Response to Pab Sungenis (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 08:51 PM

2. when we cheer hustler sticking a penis in the womans mouth to shut her up, yes we are

Sexist. It is not one or other. Both left and right can and are sexist. You are right. Is one comment better than the other?

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 23, 2012, 08:01 AM

3. We didn't cheer Hustler sticking a penis in the woman's mouth.

 

We pointed out that Larry Flynt was right: she was unqualified for the job, even though the image he accompanied that statement with was reprehensible.

One wrong does not forgive the other.

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