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#003 – The Mean Tweets of America: A Brotherhood of the Feckless

Posted: June 2, 2018 by The Proversation

This week has seen the cancellation of "Roseanne," the most popular show on television following a racist tweet from Roseanne Barr. At the same time, cable talk show host Samantha Bee comes under fire for calling Ivanka Trump a 'feckless cunt.' While sponsors have been quick to pull their ads, so far the show remains on the air. Is there a double standard at play and why do we care what celebrities say in the first place?

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