Rosie O’Donnell


Excerpt from the Rosie O’Donnell profile:

In a May 2005 interview with Geraldo Rivera, O’Donnell charged that since President Bush had “invaded a sovereign nation in defiance of the UN, he is basically a war criminal.” “Honestly,” she said. “He should be tried at The Hague.” She also used the occasion to defend Jane Fonda‘s decision to visit North Vietnam in 1972.

On September 13, 2006, O’Donnell said that “radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country like America.” Condemning the U.S. military response to 9/11, she added: “We were attacked not by a nation. And as a result of the attack and the killing of nearly 3,000 innocent people we invaded two countries and killed innocent people in their countries.” …

In November 2007, O’Donnell likened the atmosphere in post-9/11 America to that of the “McCarthy era,” charging that people were now being “blacklisted” and labeled “unpatriotic” for dissenting from Bush administration policies. She also advised Americans, “Don’t fear the terrorists. They’re mothers and fathers.” …

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