The American Broadcast Company cancelled the hit television show Roseanne after one political tweet made by the show’s star. The show was one of the most watched and highest ranked this year and was praised for its lighthearted approach to real world issues.
The tweet in question was directed at Valerie Jarrett, a former Obama aide with far-left and even extreme leaning political views and strong ties to communism. The tweet referenced Jarrett’s connection and sympathetic opinions of the Muslim Brotherhood and her very guerrilla warfare-esque comment she made back in 2012.
After we win this election, it’s our turn. Payback time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve. There is going to be hell to pay.
The tweet, however, was considered to be an attack on Jarrett’s African-American heritage despite only being one eighth black. Roseanne Barr responded with an apology saying that she did not know Jarrett is or even identified as an African American and claimed that she believed that she was a Saudi.
Despite the controversy surrounded Jarrett’s families political history and the alleged reports that she was the one to give the stand-down orders in Benghazi at the cost of American lives, an entire crew lost their jobs because one tweet offended this highly protected lady.