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Ann Coulter: We Owe Civil Rights to Blacks, Not Gays - VIDEO


On This Week with George Stephanopoulos, right-wing pundit Ann Coulter responded to a passage in her new book Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama in which she claims that various groups, including gays, have "commandeered the civil rights movement", the HuffPost reports:

Coulter said that she thought that "civil rights are for blacks" because the U.S. has a "legacy of slavery and Jim Crow laws."

She added, "We don't owe the homeless. We don't owe feminists. We don't owe women who are desirous of having abortions, or gays who want to get married to one another." She said that "much of the left...dropped the blacks after five minutes" to argue for "civil rights" for other groups of people.

Stephanopoulos interrupted Coulter asking, "Immigrant rights are not civil rights?" Coulter confirmed that she only thinks "civil rights are for blacks."

She argued, "What have we done to the immigrants? We owe black people something. We have a legacy of slavery. Immigrants haven 't even been in this country."


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  1. @Dan N: someone in the clip made precisely that point and addd that Native Americans were already here when we arrived.

    "Immigrants haven't even been in this country."
    Am I missing something? I thought the definition of "immigrant" means that they were in this country.

    Posted by: Diogenes Arktos | Sep 25, 2012 10:04:49 AM

  2. Anne is obviously too stupid to know the meaning of civil rights. Then again, what do you expect from your stereotypical bimbo?

    Posted by: Shaunie | Sep 25, 2012 10:14:01 AM

  3. GOProud must be so proud to have her on their board right now.

    Posted by: Anonymous | Sep 25, 2012 10:22:37 AM

  4. Uneducated repugnant white trash fascist parasitic whore. Ok, moving on.

    Posted by: RMc | Sep 25, 2012 10:58:43 AM

  5. I think the key here, is that she's hawking another book. On immigration there are several complications, such as Cambodians and Vietnamese coming here after the Vietnam war, or Jews escaping the Nazis, etc.

    Posted by: anon | Sep 25, 2012 11:10:43 AM

  6. Imagine what her life must be like. She has to pander to right wing lunatics and hang around with them pretending that she actually likes them in order to sell them her pathetic books. I don't think she actually believes most of the crap that comes out of her mouth. How could you? You would have to be completely stupid. I don't think she is stupid....she's just a liar.

    Posted by: zekeaz | Sep 25, 2012 11:27:18 AM

  7. Not sure who's worse here - Coulter or Stephanopoulos. Of all the hatred she spewed, did he SERIOUSLY reply, "Immigrant rights are not civil rights?". SERIOUSLY? What an ass.

    Posted by: Tre | Sep 25, 2012 11:30:58 AM

  8. Ann Coulter makes me laugh in a good way. Like, she is someone who isn't trying to be funny, but she's hilarious! If she did standup, I'd totally watch it.

    The bad thing is, some people actually take her seriously.

    Posted by: Lucas H | Sep 25, 2012 11:36:34 AM

  9. Of course the difference between the Coultergeist and GOProud is that you will never hear GOProud admitting that black folks deserve civil rights.

    Posted by: ChristopherM | Sep 25, 2012 11:43:56 AM

  10. This is why Gay Republicans love her, and think she loves them - she has the same disgust and disdain for gay republicans that their own parents have for them.

    their stockholm syndrome makes them think it's love, and when they hear the insane and utterly bigoted comments of Coulter and the rest of the GOP they do "yeah! that's what my fam says! that must be love!"

    yeahhhhh, we liberals don't have that problem. we know how to discern.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Sep 25, 2012 12:04:19 PM

  11. The level of incorrectness in her statement is like a 9 layer dip of stupidity and ignorance. Ann, don't try to pretend like you're on any of my sides.

    Posted by: Jakeinlove | Sep 25, 2012 12:20:55 PM

  12. And the fact that she can vote and own property, which is against biblical principle means nothing to her. Why are we listening to this waste of carbon again?

    Posted by: Jumper | Sep 25, 2012 12:27:13 PM

  13. According to GOP rules: shouldn't she be married to a man? Why isn't she barefoot and pregnant, cooking dinner for her man?

    Thankfully, she's stopped wearing that damn black cocktail dress at 7:00am in the morning... It always looked like she stopped in the studio on her Walk of Shame.

    Posted by: CMLion | Sep 25, 2012 2:06:22 PM

  14. ^_^ Let her and Mittens and all them crazy luney toons keep talking, I swear they're practically giving the 2012 election to progressives...^_^ just keep talking hunny we won't stop you ^_-

    Posted by: Alexander | Sep 25, 2012 3:32:10 PM

  15. What's her problem with the homeless? Jesus is crying over that.

    Posted by: MATHMAJOR | Sep 25, 2012 10:33:22 PM

  16. Not that he had any credibility before, but any that he may have had was completely lost when JASON said "Ann is smart". Somehow I am not shocked.

    Posted by: MATHMAJOR | Sep 25, 2012 10:37:25 PM

  17. Coulter is just following the rightwing repubican play book; to drive a wedge between African Americans and LGBT Americans. It won't work. With few exeptions the overwhelming majority of both those groups vote democratic. As I type "rightwing republican" it dawned on me that the present day republicn party really only has one wing and no center. The once GOP has been taken over by the wngnuts.

    Posted by: Andrew | Sep 26, 2012 2:32:15 AM

  18. I think she meant to say we owe Affirmative action for blacks not for immigrants.

    In other words why would immigrant children go to college for low scores. Ofcourse Asians have to work harder than whites.

    Posted by: George | Oct 15, 2012 8:11:25 AM

  19. She's a f*cking cretin. She's really thick. Thicker than Palin. Just ignore her.

    Posted by: BackwardBarbie | Oct 16, 2012 5:27:21 PM

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