Author Topic: NBC New Year's Eve mocks Pearl Harbor survivors as only able to chew spaghettios  (Read 545 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline rangerrebew

  • America defending Veteran
  • TBR Contributor
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 61,620
  • “It’s easier to fool people than to convince them
NBC New Year’s Eve Mocks Pearl Harbor Survivors As Only Able to Chew SpaghettiOs

By Noel Sheppard

Created 01/01/2014 - 11:20am


 

 
On Pearl Harbor Day, Campbell’s got in a lot of trouble when it tweeted out a picture of its SpaghettiOs mascot holding an American flag and asking people to "take a moment to remember #PearlHarbor with us."

On NBC’s “New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly,” actress and comedienne Natasha Leggero disgustingly joked, “It sucks that the only survivors of Pearl Harbor are being mocked by the only food they can still chew” (video follows with transcript and commentary):




CARSON DALY, HOST: SpaghettiOs on Pearl Harbor Day, they sent out a tweet featuring their mascot holding an American flag asking people to quote “take a moment to remember #PearlHarbor with us.” It offended a lot of people, corporations glomming on to, you know, sentimental American historic traditions, seemingly looking for people in business. It wasn't good. But you were offended for another reason.

JANE LYNCH: I'm offended because they were referring to SpaghettiOs as pasta.

NATASHA LEGGERO: I mean, it sucks that the only survivors of Pearl Harbor are being mocked by the only food they can still chew. It's just sad.

The entire group thought this was hysterical, especially actor Anthony Anderson who proceeded to laugh as if this was the funniest thing he’d ever heard.

Yeah, mocking the only survivors of one of the worst attacks on America in its history is hilarious.

http://newsbusters.org/print/69460
« Last Edit: January 01, 2014, 07:23:24 PM by rangerrebew »
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

Offline flowers

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,681


Offline happyg

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 11,822
Ageism is alive and well. They will be the first to complain about their situations when they get old.

Offline flowers

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,681
Ageism is alive and well. They will be the first to complain about their situations when they get old.
obamacare may not let them get old :smokin:


Offline Chieftain

  • AMF, YOYO
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 9,633
  • Your what hurts??
What do you expect from New Year's Eve on NBS??  This has all of the depth of the pre-pre-pre-pre-pre-pre-Superbowl Kickoff special with Terry Bradshaw that starts at 8AM even though kickoff isn't until after 6:45 at night...

 :shrug:

Offline GourmetDan

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 7,090
Just liberals being their normal, nasty selves...


"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." - Ecclesiastes 10:2

"April Fools Day is the one day of the year that people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true." - Unknown

Offline Cincinnatus

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 5,514
By golly I know exactly what he means.

Quote
It offended a lot of people, corporations politicians glomming on to, you know, sentimental American historic traditions, seemingly looking for people in business political support. It wasn't good.



We shall never be abandoned by Heaven while we act worthy of its aid ~~ Samuel Adams

Offline raml

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 2,314
The survivors of Pearl Harbor that I know and have known in the past didn't eat spaghettio's and I doubt they even knew what they were. None of my relatives went to nursing homes where if feeble they eat strained foods otherwise seniors eat pretty well they do make false teeth for those that finally as they get older need them. I hate when people make fun of groups of people they seem to know nothing about. The only group I know that like spaghettio's are kids from about 18 months to 10 years old since they really have no taste when it comes to food then. Pearl Harbor survivors should be talked about with respect or if they can't do that then they should keep their mouths shut.

Offline mountaineer

  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 34,627
Wow. That just leaves me with a "WTH" kind of speechlessness.
So it is in the post-Christian era.
Just being unique doesn't make you useful.


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo
Smf