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DemocratSinceBirth

(99,710 posts)
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:09 PM May 2018

Do you agree or disagree with ABC"s decision to cancel Roseanne's show for her racist tweets?

One small step forward for man, one large step back for Deplorables
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DBoon

(22,356 posts)
11. The execs would rather cancel now and cut their losses
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:22 PM
May 2018

than have to keep dealing with the continual damage from this tweet and others that would inevitably come later

 

NCTraveler

(30,481 posts)
4. I have to say that I disagree.
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:13 PM
May 2018

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If you are going to hire a racist bigot, have the backbone to stick up for them. Don't just benefit from them when the going is good.

They knew who they were elevating. They did it with the full backing of their corporation.

I'm sick of people doing things like this and then others giving them praise.

Come on ABC. Fight for Roseanne and her comments. You sure promoted the living shit out of the racist bigot just a few short months ago. What has changed? It wasn't your values.

 

oberliner

(58,724 posts)
18. It's weird that they are responding now to her nasty bigoted tweets
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:49 PM
May 2018

But were totally fine with her other nasty bigoted tweets.

hlthe2b

(102,227 posts)
5. The rest of the reunited cast will be missed, but good gawd, how many chances did she have to
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:13 PM
May 2018

just be HUMAN? Honestly, though, while she's always been a loud mouth and highly opinionated (and impulsive), I have to admit being shocked at what she's turned out to be over the past decade or so....

Damn, though, I LOOOOVE John Goodman and so many of the rest of the cast... Oh, well.... This cancellation needed to happen.

 

Wwcd

(6,288 posts)
7. Better poll: Will Roseanne now replace Huckabee Sanders?
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:19 PM
May 2018

I vote- anything is possible when you shill for fascism.

Initech

(100,063 posts)
8. Agreed!!! This isn't just an isolated incident!
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:19 PM
May 2018

Roseanne has a long, unaltered history of saying some absolutely vile and ignorant shit, it's about damn time ABC stopped giving her a platform to do it.

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
9. ABC is a business, if they think her and her show are a detriment to their business...
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:21 PM
May 2018

interests she is gone. ABC is not the gov't they can censor her show and through her show her if they choose.

 

workinclasszero

(28,270 posts)
10. Totally agree
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:22 PM
May 2018

But they shouldn't have let the vile Trumpster deplorable back on the air in the first place.

Barr is Alex Jones/infowars level insane, you know?

exboyfil

(17,862 posts)
12. The Soros was a Nazi comment was possibly worse
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:24 PM
May 2018

Calling a 14 year old Jewish boy a Nazi when he was under the iron boot of the real Nazis takes some pretty special awfulness.

genxlib

(5,524 posts)
13. My only regret
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:32 PM
May 2018

Is not seeing the show die a slow agonizing death as the advertisers and viewers abandoned them in droves.

This was a mercy killing.

Baitball Blogger

(46,700 posts)
14. We are at a tipping point in this country.
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:32 PM
May 2018

We either allow people like Roseanne to legitimize hate and racism in this country, or we have someone with some power standing up to say, this is not who we are. Someone drew a line in the sand, and I'm glad. Now, let's all grab hold of that rope and pull.

All together now, Heave, Heave, Heave.

 

Dr Hobbitstein

(6,568 posts)
15. I am a fan of the series and reboot. I whole-heartedly agree.
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:33 PM
May 2018

Goodman, Metcalf, & Gilbert made that show what it was...

Runningdawg

(4,516 posts)
16. ABC deserrves to loose $$$$$$$
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:40 PM
May 2018

for a stupid idea in the first place. They knew better, did it anyhow and like most of knew it would, it came back to bite them in the ass.

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