During This Week with George Stephanopoulos on ABC, Ann Coulter was spewing her usual bigoted bullshit while plugging yet another one of her books (go look it up if you care to find out what it’s called/where you can purchase it, and then do me a favour — don’t come back).
I like Ann in the way I like any train wreck. She says and does stupid things, and it’s entertaining. But I really think she needs to spice up her act a bit, because it’s starting to get trite. If you’re going to be a homophobic dunce, then at least do it while under the influence and dressed in a designer dress. Gays like to be discriminated against in style, thank you very much. Has Paris Hilton taught her nothing?
Here is Ann’s latest enlightenment:
“I think what — the way liberals have treated blacks like children and many of their policies have been harmful to blacks, at least they got the beneficiary group right. There is the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow laws. We don’t owe the homeless. We don’t owe feminists. We don’t owe women who are desirous of having abortions, but that’s — or — or gays who want to get married to one another. That’s what civil rights has become for much of the left.”
When asked whether immigrant rights were not civil rights, she responded:
“No. I think civil rights are for blacks . . . What have we done to the immigrants? We owe black people something. We have a legacy of slavery. Immigrants haven’t even been in this country.”
You know when you were little and your mother told you it was important to do the right and decent thing in life? Ann’s mother must’ve added, “but only when it’s owed,” because there is no other explanation as to how someone can grow up to be so remarkably selfish: