Kathy Griffin held up the bloody severed head of Donald Trump in a photoshoot, and naturally a lot of people on Twitter went off on Griffin as a result.
Some of the criticism, as you’ll notice below, points out that this would almost definitely have gotten a different reaction if it was a Democratic president’s severed head:
Let's just be honest here – if a conservative did this to a Democrat president the hell brought down on them would be immeasurable. pic.twitter.com/AS3Bo7Z7bc
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) May 30, 2017
I won't pretend to be outraged by the Kathy Griffin thing, but I will continue to be outraged by the blatant double standard it represents.
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) May 30, 2017
"Too late." – Kathy Griffin's career https://t.co/0Ynqzbe2Z3
— Cuffy (@CuffyMeh) May 30, 2017
I hope she enjoys the Secret Service visit https://t.co/qYNLa72s5t
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) May 30, 2017
Just don't. Not helpful. https://t.co/BHTtolAcLh
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) May 30, 2017
Unfortunately, when someone does something at this level of inappropriate, it's almost impossible to not give them the attention they crave. https://t.co/7YLN9tcCYs
— Ben (@BenHowe) May 30, 2017
When will HOLLYWOOD stop trying to get laughs by encouraging violence/hate. I hope u will stand w/ me & say @kathygriffin crossed the line
— Scottie Nell Hughes (@scottienhughes) May 30, 2017
Arguing over imaginary comic book heroes and advertising gimmick statues… Today sure is dumb.
*Kathy Griffin sharpens knife.
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) May 30, 2017
Leftists, tell me again about Trump's violent language ushering in an era of violence https://t.co/AZwANHL4Ti
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) May 30, 2017
Kathy Griffin just handed Trumpers a "but what about…" excuse they'll repeat for years. Thanks for nothing, Kathy.
— Bob Cesca (@bobcesca_go) May 30, 2017
Not enraged by Griffin's deeply distasteful display, but if "climate of hate" rules are to apply, every Democrat must be badgered to condemn
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) May 30, 2017
UPDATE –– 4:19 pm ET: Donald Trump Jr. has now weighed in:
Disgusting but not surprising. This is the left today. They consider this acceptable. Imagine a conservative did this to Obama as POTUS? https://t.co/QdghcbIjS7
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) May 30, 2017
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