Thursday, June 11, 2009

Morning memo

A few nights ago, on the CBS "Late Show", David Letterman spoke some hateful, perverted comments about Governor Sarah Palin's daughter. I will not mention them here. I can not believe that Mr. Letterman's behavior is acceptable. His words are insulting, not only to the Palin family, but to all good people. I call on Mr. Letterman to accept responsibility for his words and resign. If he refuses, CBS must remove him immediately. If CBS refuses to remove him, we should remove CBS as a viewing choice. CBS was once a respectable organization. It has now become "trash" TV. WAKE UP AMERICA! We are heading down the wrong road, and there may be little time to turn back.

Response from the Palin family...

"Any 'jokes' about raping my 14-year-old are despicable. Alaskans know it and I believe the rest of the world knows it, too."
- Todd Palin

"Concerning Letterman's comments about my young daughter (and I doubt he'd ever dare make such comments about anyone else's daughter): 'Laughter incited by sexually-perverted comments made by a 62-year-old male celebrity aimed at a 14-year-old girl is not only disgusting, but it reminds us some Hollywood/NY entertainers have a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands - that acceptance of inappropriate sexual comments about an underage girl, who could be anyone's daughter, contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men who use and abuse others.'"
- Governor Sarah Palin

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