Friday, July 16, 2004

Whoopi Whines, Kerry Campaign Lashes Out

Earlier this week on A Time For Choosing, the post Slim Fast Drops 150 Unwanted Pounds predicted that Whoopi Goldberg would soon cry "McCarthyism" because Slim Fast had decided to drop her from their ad campaign after her vulgarity laced performance at a John Kerry fundraiser. Well the prediction has come true according to this story in the New York Daily News. Goldberg said in a statement:
"America's heart and soul is freedom of expression without fear of reprisal,"
She went on:
"The fact that I am no longer the spokesman for SlimFast makes me sad, but not as sad as someone trying to punish me for exercising my right as an American to speak my mind."
Yes Whoopi, we know, you are a victim. You are a victim of your own poor taste and bad judgement. It is amazing that celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg and the Dixie Chicks beleive that freedom of speech only flows one way. Whoopi had the right to say what she said, and the public had a right to voice their opinion about it to Slim Fast. It goes both ways.

The Bush Campaign has demanded that John Kerry release the tape of the event. After all, John Kerry took the stage at the end of the show and declared that "every performer tonight...conveyed to you the heart and soul of our country."

In response to the Bush Campaign request Kerry Spokesman Mary Beth Cahill replied:

...he could have the video after Bush releases his military records and details of Vice President Cheney's secret energy task force.

The Kerry Campaign resorts to the disproven slanderous assertion that George Bush was "AWOL" and that there is a conspriracy with Cheney's energy taskforce which he is hiding by not releasing documents. A third grade response from an irresponsible campaign that continues to fall back on conspiracy theories and slander when their back is against the wall.