I agree that his joke wasn't about rape, but it was still just mean spirited and not funny. If he didn't understand that Governor Palin was at the game with her 14 year old daughter, I can understand that, but he should have made certain his joke was aimed at the adult daughter and not the teenager.
Palin is taking this thing too far and who could blame her, she's been the subject of some nasty commentary and is surly enjoying the payback, but enough is enough, we get it.
It is also being reported that Embassy Suites, part of the Hilton hotel chain has pulled advertising from CBS because of the joke. Are you kidding me? There is no bigger embarrassment to the Hilton name than Paris, why worry about a couple of negative calls over Letterman's joke.
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