Conservatives sees double-standard on Roseanne, cite Olbermann, Joy Reid

TheHill | 5/30/2018 | Joe Concha
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Conservatives on Twitter lashed out following the swift cancellation of Roseanne Barr's hit ABC program after here racist tweet, citing a double-standard in entertainment for those who are conservative or support President Trump.

The right-leaning critics took particular aim at ESPN’s decision to hire Keith Olbermann, and MSNBC’s continued employment of Joy Reid. Both have made provocative comments in the past.

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ABC cancelled Barr’s show after she wrote a tweet that referred to former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the “The Planet of the Apes” and “the Muslim Brotherhood.”

Olbermann was recently hired by ESPN for the sixth time, signing a new deal earlier this month with the Disney-owned network, which also owns ABC.

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Some conservatives on Twitter quickly pointed to Olbermann calling President Trump a Nazi on multiple occasions on social media.

Reid, the host of “AM Joy” on MSNBC, has been at the center of her own controversy last month after several tweets were unearthed that included homophobic comments made on a decade-old blog...
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