Well, this is unpleasant.
You may remember from awhile back how I drew some nasty remarks from the boneheads at FreeRepublic.com when I had the audacity to ask where the GOP’s netroots were. Well, what they said about me has nothing on what they said about comedienne Margaret Cho after she appeared at MoveOn.org’s awards show honoring the winners of their “Bush in 30 Seconds” ad contest.
Cho did a 20 minute set at the awards show, but right-wing muckraker Matt Drudge took only a couple of paragraphs from that set to include in his write-up of the event. That write-up got reposted on FreeRepublic.com, which led to Cho’s production company receiving a tidal wave of vicious, racist e-mail.
At least a few of the people who wrote to Cho had the good sense to send an apology once their heads cleared. Most, of course, didn’t. But at this point, it’s hardly surprising that the average Freeper wouldn’t feel sorry about this kind of thing, is it?Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at January 16, 2004
If you think anything I write here represents the opinions of anybody but myself, you need more help than I can give you. The opinions are all mine, folks. Nobody else's. ESPECIALLY not my employer's.
If that's too hard to understand... well, I'm sorry. There's only so much I can do. I'm not a therapist, and I'm not a miracle worker. (Unless you consider staying employed in this economy a miracle.) I wish I could help you work through your delusional belief that I'm speaking for anyone else but myself. Honestly, I do. But in the end, that's a monkey you'll have to get off your back on your own. Sorry.