People in entertainment and liberal media have said horrible things about Trump and other Republicans but suffer no consequences. Joy Reid of MSNBC even said awful things about gay people and got no punishment. Conservatives are pointing out this double standard as it applies to Roseanne.
The Hill reports:
Conservatives see double-standard on Roseanne, cite Olbermann, Joy Reid
Conservatives on Twitter lashed out following the swift cancellation of Roseanne Barr’s hit ABC program after here racist tweet, citing a double-standard in entertainment for those who are conservative or support President Trump.
The right-leaning critics took particular aim at ESPN’s decision to hire Keith Olbermann and MSNBC’s continued employment of Joy Reid. Both have made provocative comments in the past.
ABC canceled Barr’s show after she wrote a tweet that referred to former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the “The Planet of the Apes” and “the Muslim Brotherhood.”
Olbermann was recently hired by ESPN for the sixth time, signing a new deal earlier this month with the Disney-owned network, which also owns ABC.
See the tweets below:
The last thing ABC stands for is supporting someone who tweets awful things… Now over to Keith Olbermann with sports… pic.twitter.com/bEXprawPtJ
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) May 29, 2018
The irony of Disney canning Roseanne while continuing to employ some of the industries biggest racist and race baiting frauds like Jemele Hill, Bomani Jones, Steve A Smith is not lost on most. Oh and at the same time hiring a scum of a human in Keith Olbermann.
— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 29, 2018
So ABC/Disney fire Roseanne, but rehire Keith Olbermann? Okay…..
— Mary #FlyTheW (@mchastain81) May 29, 2018
Joy Reid gets a pass
Joy Behar gets a pass
Jimmy Kimmel gets a pass
Stephen Colbert gets a pass
George Soros gets a pass
— Jack Posobiec🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) May 29, 2018
— Derek Hunter (@derekahunter) May 29, 2018
Joy Ann Reid repeatedly and intentionally published bigoted ideas over long periods of time, lies about it, gets help covering it up, fake apologizes, and is heralded as a hero and keeps her show
Roseanne tweets something racist, immediately apologizes, and loses her show
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) May 29, 2018
The double standard is real.