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Turns out, the joke was on Kathy Griffin
Miami Herald, by Carl Hiaasen

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/12/2017 5:42:45 AM

What can happen to a comedy writer on a really slow day: “Hey, here’s a kooky concept,” Kathy Griffin apparently mused. “Why don’t I pose for a picture while holding a fake severed head of President Trump? Then I’ll post it on social media!” Everyone knows how that worked out. After an instant backlash, Griffin apologized, admitting the stunt was “stupid.” She lost several stand-up gigs, and CNN fired her from her co-hosting role with Anderson Cooper on the annual New Year’s Eve broadcast. She also held a strange press conference that veered from remorse to a rant against the Trumps for trying to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Petronius, 6/12/2017 6:17:38 AM     (No. 11283956)

Kathy Griffin is a stupid person who was trying to gloss over her lack of talent by being "edgy".

It was only a matter of time before she would do something to end her career.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 6/12/2017 6:30:03 AM     (No. 11283964)

Hers was neither a joke-gone-wrong nor an attempt at political humor. This was her very own political opinion. She wasn´t hired for her opinion, but she was surely fired for it. And from CNN, no less. That is like being called ugly by a frog.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 6/12/2017 6:40:28 AM     (No. 11283969)

Liberals use their lack of brains and talent to keep pushing the "edge", of everything. Griffin did it and found there is a limit to how banal, talentless, and offensive someone can be.

Griffin´s whining about being a victim is like a bank robber moaning about being arrested when caught red handed in the bank safe at midnight with all the paraphernalia of the thief´s trade.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 6/12/2017 6:43:11 AM     (No. 11283971)

Typical minimize and dismiss tactic by the leftists.

Griffin isn´t a naive twenty year old, as evident in her latest photographs.

This hag has been around the block more times that a set of Michelin tires, and could easily be mistaken as a sister of the Gila monster. No amount of plastic surgery will erase the fact her face resembles a road atlas. Meeeoooowww!

First, Griffin stated she intended to target the eleven year old son of our sitting President, in a pathetic attempt to get ahead of her fellow comedians. When you have to smear an innocent eleven year old boy, you know your career is in serious trouble. Clearly, Ms. Griffin has no ´moral compass.´

Then, Ms. Griffin posted a self portait in which she held the severed head of our President. If this wasn´t a threat, I don´t know what was, because this sure in the hell wasn´t funny.




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Reply 5 - Posted by: IowaDad, 6/12/2017 6:49:32 AM     (No. 11283974)

The definition of joke is that it is intended to be funny -- to amuse its intended audience.

This self-aggrandizing political stunt was not a joke.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: provide, 6/12/2017 6:55:02 AM     (No. 11283976)

It doesn´t end. Shakspeare in the Park has performed a modern Julius Caesar with a blue suited Caesar with a Slovic wife. We know what happens.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 6/12/2017 7:16:15 AM     (No. 11283986)

President Trump should ask the media:
"Is my back hurting your knife yet?"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: shamus, 6/12/2017 7:27:13 AM     (No. 11283989)

ISIS is looking for comedians. Unfortunately, they want to behead them.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 6/12/2017 7:37:07 AM     (No. 11283998)

I think the best thing at this point (and very worst thing for her) is to simply FORGET about her. She is irrelevant and without purpose now. Let her slide down the chute of history as someone who 1) didnt learn her lesson and 2) had NO influence whatsoever. Worthless. Inconsequential.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Uno, 6/12/2017 7:49:27 AM     (No. 11284014)

Don´t worry #9, CNN will be throwing her back in our faces before you know it!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rolfnader, 6/12/2017 8:02:48 AM     (No. 11284038)

I would like to have been the fly on the wall when the Secret Service gave h her the talkin´ to.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: skedaddle, 6/12/2017 8:03:04 AM     (No. 11284040)

Maybe when she gets to Hell her punishment will be to watch real decapitations live with sound (even video will do if they have it in Hell). Griffin´s hard, nasty exterior would surely crumble in the face of such real barbarity. Maybe we shouldn´t wait - let´s drop her on ISIS so they can show her how funny her joke was.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Tom Paine, 6/12/2017 8:09:18 AM     (No. 11284051)

She´s like someone who kills their parents and cries for mercy because they´re an orphan.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Newtsche, 6/12/2017 8:17:36 AM     (No. 11284062)

Don´t read this article. You´ll learn nothing about Griffin and Carl Hiaasen is a predictable left bent hack.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/12/2017 9:15:23 AM     (No. 11284126)

Prepare for Kathy Griffin come back in this manner. Griffin appears on the View makes fun of herself and doesn´t mention the horrible picture. Whoopie and company adore her and loves it. Griffin steps on stage with Cher, Ashley Judd and others in the ´vagina movement´ then voila she back in good liberal standing. Leaving the politics of Trump bashing´ but making some minority group proud to have her as ´iconic´ spokesperson.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 6/12/2017 9:34:25 AM     (No. 11284145)

For some reason these entertainers haven´t figured out that their public is bipartisan. Once they have exposed themselves, they have lost half of their followers. Not of course, did Griffin have that many adoring fans to begin with.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Soldiers Father, 6/12/2017 10:17:04 AM     (No. 11284187)

Like to see her try that joke with Mohammed´s head.
PS now that she is free New Years Eve do you think she could get a date?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mickturn, 6/12/2017 1:27:00 PM     (No. 11284358)

I so love it when Libs self destruct.
This was a perfect example!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: harper, 6/12/2017 1:32:38 PM     (No. 11284362)

Griffoon and Frau Dumbkopf are apparently both competing in the national German Comedy contest.

All German jokes have the same punchline:
You VILL laugh now, Ja!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Hoosier, 6/12/2017 2:08:16 PM     (No. 11284377)

Hey, hold my beer and watch this!!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dvc, 6/12/2017 2:36:21 PM     (No. 11284415)

Griffin IS the joke, and not funny.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: xcenturion, 6/12/2017 8:08:44 PM     (No. 11284613)

With her credentials I don´t know why Kathy Griffin isn´t teaching at a university like most of the clowns on college campuses that call themselves professors.

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