Sarah Palin Tweets Support To Dr. Laura


Aug. 19 2010, Published 3:20 p.m. ET

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As if Sarah Palin doesn’t have enough controversy swirling around her, now she’s entangled herself in Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s recent brush with the media. discovered a message Palin left via Twitter voicing her support for Schlessinger after receiving backlash from the public for repeatedly used the N-word on her radio show while discussing race with a caller.

“Dr. Laura: don’t retreat…reload!” Palin wrote on Wednesday. “Steps aside bc her 1st Amend.rights ceased 2exist thx 2activists trying 2silence ‘isn’t American, not fair.’”

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As previously reported, Schlessinger announced Tuesday while on Larry King Live that she will no longer be doing her radio show.

When a listener called into Schlessinger’s show on August 10 to discuss her experiences as a black woman and the perceived racial slights she experiences, she asked Schlessinger if it was alright to use the N-word.

"Black guys use it all the time. Turn on HBO, listen to a black comic, and all you hear is n-----r, n-----r, n-----r. I don't get it,” Schlessinger told the listener. “If anybody without enough melanin says it, it's a horrible thing. But when black people say it, is affectionate – it’s very confusing."



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