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    Letterman- Apology take 2

    David Letterman apologizes to Palins over ‘coarse joke’

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    David Letterman delivered another, more "betterer' apology for the stupid illconcieved joke he blurted out last week about Igloo Girl's girls.

    “It was kind of a coarse joke. There’s no getting around it,” Letterman said in the opening monologue of Monday night’s show.

    Letterman should have done the super apology last week !!!!
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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by F107HyperSabr View Post
    David Letterman apologizes to Palins over ‘coarse joke’

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    David Letterman delivered another, more "betterer' apology for the stupid illconcieved joke he blurted out last week about Igloo Girl's girls.

    “It was kind of a coarse joke. There’s no getting around it,” Letterman said in the opening monologue of Monday night’s show.

    Letterman should have done the super apology last week !!!!
    He should have given a sincere apology to start with. Making jokes about raping 14 year olds is what I would consider beyond "coarse".

    And your calling her igloo girl only demeans any perception of your intelligence much more than it demeans the governor of alaska.

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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    He should have given a sincere apology to start with. Making jokes about raping 14 year olds is what I would consider beyond "coarse".

    And your calling her igloo girl only demeans any perception of your intelligence much more than it demeans the governor of alaska.
    He wasn't referring to the 14 year old (and you know it). The joke was only funny referring to how easy Bristol is. Remember, she's the one that got knocked up by a dumbass redneck at 17.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    He wasn't referring to the 14 year old (and you know it). The joke was only funny referring to how easy Bristol is. Remember, she's the one that got knocked up by a dumbass redneck at 17.
    The joke wasn't funny at all. Especially considering which daughter was attending the ball game. The 14 year old.

    I have no knowledge that her baby's father was a dumbass redneck. Are you basing this on your lack of knowledge about Alaska or your rabid hatred of all things Palin?

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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    The joke wasn't funny at all. Especially considering which daughter was attending the ball game. The 14 year old.

    I have no knowledge that her baby's father was a dumbass redneck. Are you basing this on your lack of knowledge about Alaska or your rabid hatred of all things Palin?
    No, I'm basing it on broadcast interviews with the dumbass redneck. You didn't see them, or did you not notice because he is so much like you?

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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    It doesn't really matter how many "Apologies" he makes at this point.
    He was too slow in doing so, and didn't go far enough when he did, so he will never live it down.
    Probably wouldn't have lived it down anyway, but lack of immedite retraction/apology/etc. just made it worse.
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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    It doesn't really matter how many "Apologies" he makes at this point.
    He was too slow in doing so, and didn't go far enough when he did, so he will never live it down.
    Probably wouldn't have lived it down anyway, but lack of immedite retraction/apology/etc. just made it worse.
    He has already "lived it down" and probably forgotten it. He has done all he can do, but it won't be enough, will it?

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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    He has already "lived it down" and probably forgotten it. He has done all he can do, but it won't be enough, will it?
    For some, it would have been enough if he did nothing.

    For others, the moment he uttered the "joke" (Which was scripted, i'm sure, so why blame him alone?), he could never be right again.
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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

    "Igloo girl" is not only demeaning to women (would you refer to Barack Obama as a boy?), it also smacks of racism against the people of Alaska. By continuing to do this, you are breaking Rule 18:


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    Re: Letterman- Apology take 2

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    Quote Originally Posted by StandUpChuck View Post
    "Igloo girl" is not only demeaning to women (would you refer to Barack Obama as a boy?), it also smacks of racism against the people of Alaska. By continuing to do this, you are breaking Rule 18:
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