NEW YORK – Alec Baldwin’s latest squabble with the media may have him in some serious hot water. An NYPD rep told FOX 411 the 54-year-old actor is being investigated following an altercation he allegedly got into with a New York Post photographer. “Our hate crimes task force is reviewing the case,” the rep said. The Post reported the incident on Monday, in an article that detailed their staff’s side of the story. The story claims reporter Tara Palmeri and photographer G.N. Miller approached Baldwin outside of his East Village residence
Comments: Nothing will ever happen to him. If he was a conservative you know it would be a different story.
Why should anything happen to him. A pair of fools harass him on the street and he lets loose with a few choice words. So what. How can this even be considered a crime. I´ve seen no mention of assault.
Hey, it may have been hate, but where is the darn crime? Is there now a law against telling someone off or calling them names? If that were so, every leftist would be guilty of hate crimes. Come on... we are turning into a nation of thought police and making criminals out of ordinary citizens. This has to stop!!! I don´t like Baldwin, but I will not go along with these thought crimes either. This is unConstitutional.
Could this mean that "hate crimes" are no longer such a serious sort of illegal activity, or is this law going to be selectively enforced, only upon people who are unpopular and/or "not politically correct"?
Alec Baldwin is certainly deserving of all the censure that would be heaped upon the head of some poor unsuspecting fool who happened to be overheard by a hostile witness, but it just is not going to happen.
Only white CONSERVATIVE males can be found guilty of a hate crime. Liberals are immune from prosecution of most laws. They can hold an illegal gun magazine in their hand on national television in Washington, DC and be immune from prosecution. They can confess to perjury on national TV ("I didn´t have sex with that woman, Monica...") and not suffer a penalty.
Mr. Baldwin, of Gotham City´s East Village and Studio 54´s most famous former busboy, may have a legitimate excuse here. He was recently quoted as noting that..."There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time."
So what if he called the guy coon and crackhead. So what if he said to the reporter I hope you choke. He could have tossed in the N word, flipped them off, added a few four letter words and there´s still no CRIME. How can you have a hate crime if there´s no crime.
What law did he break. Do you want him prosecuted for bad language, honestly? So he´s a jerk, so what. Is that the new criminal standard. Sorry sir you didn´t break the law but you´re a jerk so we´re taking you to jail.
I wonder how his studies for his master´s degree in political science are going? Ha, ha, ha. Dreadful buffoon and detestable dunce though he is, that wasn´t a crime. I suppose it´s too much to hope that the left sees how wrong establishing the ´hate crime´ designation was.
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Old Army Vet, 2/21/2013 9:39:05 AM (No. 9188618)
Baldwin is an idiot, however, no crime was committed here. If you are not allowed to speak on a public street then where are you allowed to speak? Alex needs to learn to control his moronic behavior in public. His speech, however, is protected.
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