Comedian Kathy Griffin ripped President Trump’s tribute to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) shortly after his death was announced Saturday evening, in a profanity-laced tweet.
“Take his name out of your mouth you piece of sh*t. You maligned his military service while you did everything to avoid serving. You attacked him repeatedly while you knew he was dying. And you cozied up to Putin while he did everything he could to oppose him. Fuck You,” Kathy Griffin tweeted.
Take his name out of your mouth you piece of shit. You maligned his military service while you did everything to avoid serving. You attacked him repeatedly while you knew he was dying. And you cozied up to Putin while he did everything he could to oppose him.
Fuck You https://t.co/MepGRJJKpf
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 26, 2018
She was referring to Trump’s tweet about McCain’s death, which said simply: “My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!” – READ MORE[divider][/divider]
Online media company Vox published an article trashing Sen. John McCain less than an hour after his tragic death following a long battle with brain cancer.
The Arizona Republican and war hero passed away on Saturday night and received beautiful tributes from his family, friends and colleagues.
Vox, however, decided to immediately criticize McCain for choosing Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate during the 2008 presidential election.
Yeah @ezraklein we’re not going to let you just memory hole that one. Your website is a disgrace. pic.twitter.com/1diH8sBAwW
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) August 26, 2018
“McCain empowered a demagogue who put the Republican Party on the path to Donald Trump,” politics editor Laura McGann wrote. – READ MORE[divider][/divider]
The Onion, a satirical news site, caused some outrage on Friday when it mocked ‘The View’ host Meghan McCain just after she announced that her father Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has elected to cease treatment for his terminal brain cancer:
While many, like comedian Kathy Griffin, appeared to put aside politics amid the news, The Onion seemed to think it was the perfect opportunity to mock Meghan McCain for her conservative beliefs.
Meghan McCain Forced To Live Out Socialist Nightmare Of Empathy For Sick Person https://t.co/Cyxqt2Bm2D pic.twitter.com/UEboU4hf2Q
— The Onion (@TheOnion) August 24, 2018
“Meghan McCain Forced to Live Out Socialist Nightmare of Empathy for Sick Person,” the site said, apparently deriding McCain for her conservative beliefs about government-regulated health care – READ MORE