Kathy Griffin

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    Secret Service will "investigate" and nothing will come of it, much like Ted Nugent's comments about then-President Obama.
     
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    Talk about sensitive snowflakes needing safe spaces...
     
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    Technically, I still would call it art.

    But that doesn't mean art is a safe space where artists can say anything and not incur negative reactions. Clearly, the work is inflammatory, and (IMO) inappropriate.
     
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    I hate Trump a LOT and like Kathy a lot, but I don't think things like this are okay. I don't want to see him dead. I just want him to be evicted from first the White House, then the nation and ultimately if I really had my wish, the planet as I think he should be the first Mars colonist. :D
     
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    Things like this are not ok. Colbert's "cock holster" remark wasn't ok. It's only going to get worse and worse.
     
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    If it had done it against this background ...

    cobmil19.jpg

    ... then it would have been Good Art.
     
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    it is pretty over the top for sure. but when it was done with oboma it seemed it was perfectly ok.
     
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    Please show us when this happened to Obama AND it was ok. Source please.
     
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    Insert random hill-jack and not someone famous example incoming.
     
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    The 1st Amendment is not absolute, and there are limits for sake of decorum.

    Colbert was rude and juvenile, groan-worthy.

    but this is really flat gross and disgusting.
     
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    Art is always interpretive. What's good art for you, maybe crap to others. Just the same art falls under the same first amendment provisions. Yes, you're free to say what you want, but it doesn't free you from the consequences of what you said. I still cringe and get mad when I think of the Obama witch doctor posters, pinatas, and lawn effigies, but it was the right of those to make them.
     
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    Jebus Cristus, I hope the US will not devolve into how people can out-Friday the 13th because of political disagreements.
     
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    I can think of one instance where a figure resembling Obama was hanging from a tree during Halloween and had to take it down.
     
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    Did she not also say mean things about Jerry in a Seinfeld episode?
     
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    Kathy Griffin is an aging forgotten hack trying to remain relevant. She delayed her slide into obscurity by about 12 minutes with this stunt.
     
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    That's the one I had in mind.
     
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    cobmil19.jpg

    Nope. I was wrong. Still bad art.

    Maybe if there was a fawn in the background ...
     
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    This is the same Kathy Griffin who has practically dry humping Anderson Cooper on New Year's Eve on live television, right?
     
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    Hastened it, IMHO.
     
  24. IronWaffle, May 30, 2017
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    Gee, way to ruin Mars from the get-go! What'd it ever do to you and why do you want to ruin my property values before I even get to relocate?

    On topic, I don't care for this kind of "message art." Not only is it provocative, it has little if any subtext and, unlike satire or agit prop, it does nothing to further the cause presumably underpinning its "message"; rather, it's counter-productive. Also, not only is "prop comedy" considered a low form of comedy among comedians, this particular instance is cheap and easy. Bad enough the President likes vulgar counterpunches, but our D-List celebrities shouldn't fan flames.
     
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    I wonder how many showers it to him to get that dirty feeling off of him.
     

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