Gingrich is absolutely right. A show called “Good Muslim Bitches” simply can’t be imagined: ABC would have been inundated with death threats, as well as charges of “racism,” “bigotry,” and “Islamophobia.” But “Good Christian Bitches”? Why, opposing a show with that title makes you a bigot!
“Newt Gingrich rips ABC”s “˜GCB”: No network would run show if “˜Muslim” used in place of “˜Christian,– by Aliyah Shahid for the New York Daily News, March 10 (thanks to David):
Newt Gingrich thinks ABC’s new comedy-drama series “GCB”–about housewives in the Bible Belt – is an unholy mess.
The Catholic, Republican presidential candidate ripped the show , which stems from Kim Gatlin’s book titled “Good Christian Bi——“, on Friday during a campaign stop in Gulfport, Miss.
The former House Speaker said the series, which stars Kristin Chenoweth, exemplified the “bias of elite media” and added no network would run a show if the word “Muslim” were used in place of “Christian.”
“Look at the new show that’s on that has the word ‘Christian’ in it, and I want you to take the exact name, drop out Christian and put in ‘Muslim.’ And ask yourself is there any network that would have dared to run a show like that and you know the answer is not a one,” said Gingrich.
“Anti-Christian bigotry is just fine in the entertainment industry but they have to be very protective of Islam,” he said….