ABC axes Roseanne reboot after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet likening Valerie Jarrett, ex-Obama advisor and woman of color, to an ape
Like most sentient human beings, Roseanne costar/producer Sara Gilbert found Barr’s tweet “abhorrent”
— The Hill (@thehill) May 30, 2018
.@ValerieJarrett responds to Roseanne Barr's tweet, saying Disney’s chairman called her before announcing that ABC was canceling the show: "This should be a teaching moment.” #EverydayRacism pic.twitter.com/b0EvA8WAeY
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 29, 2018
Déjà vu all over again: Vox offers short history of Roseanne’s bigoted, batshit conspiracy-peddling tweets
You can't spell reboot without boot https://t.co/g7x049BJO7
PLUS: Her vile lies disgrace Holocaust survivors https://t.co/TCGGw6isIF
An early look at Wednesday's front… pic.twitter.com/7PraCS4Uub
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) May 30, 2018
Health care premiums, gas prices skyrocketing.
Immigrant kids ripped away from their parents.
The federal government morphing into a kleptocracy.
Wanna talk about Rosanne today? Fine. But tomorrow, let’s get back to work.
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) May 30, 2018
Florida cop posts Facebook death wish aimed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and #NeverAgain activist David Hogg
GOP Congresswoman running for governor of Tennessee attributes the spike in school shootings to “pornography” sold in “grocery stores”
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 29, 2018
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Sick of all the McCain Worship? Here’s FPC‘s prescription:
“The Stains of John McCain: A Front Page Confidential Special Report by Stephen Lemons”
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