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Did Conservative Commentator Ann Coulter Cross The Line When She Called Obama A Retard?

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Although most pundits and the public at large gave the nod to President Obama as the winner of the third debate, held Monday night in Florida, Conservative Commentator Ann Coulter saw it differently. After live tweeting the rumble on foreign policy, the conservative author and commentator summed up her thoughts on the evening by writing, ''I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.'' She drew backlash immediately. Her comment comes less than two weeks after Dan Niblock, the father of a young boy with Down syndrome, published an essay on the website of NBC’s Today taking Ms. Coulter to task for using the same term in another tweet. It’s apparently a habit of Ms. Coulter’s.

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Ann Coulter is known for speaking her mind, this t... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:57:50 AM
"Mr. Geery, when you point a finger at someone, yo... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 1:30:16 PM
  Coulter is an ignorant and vulgur person.... by Bob Gormley on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 3:21:44 PM
Who should be publicly censured by her employers. ... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:31:00 PM
is as rotten as Coulter.... by Lester Shepherd on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:50:31 AM
Coulter is a rodeo clown.  She is paid to dis... by Textynn N on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:58:07 PM
That can make sense.... and it might explain her o... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 5:49:00 PM
I guess that she has set the bar so low I won't ha... by Keith Hupp on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 7:01:10 PM
She called him a name that was offensive, both to ... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 9:58:06 PM
N ... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:19:40 PM
It doesn't change the fact that your criticism of ... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:57:23 PM
At no time did I say Obama was a fraud & cheat... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:10:05 PM
"No matter the topic on Obama, there is something ... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:22:51 PM
I guess then we misjudged each other... That was n... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:25:37 PM
In that case, sir, I apologize for jumping on your... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:28:41 PM
We are good...... by Jack Swint on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:29:32 PM
Maybe you should stick to the issue of this partic... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:18:19 AM
You're probably right. ... by J. Edward Tremlett on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:06:11 PM
Coulter is but an example of how far our nation ha... by Dennis Kaiser on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:12:24 PM
The grotesqueness of her's and others words aimed ... by Kevin Tully on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:54:12 AM
Comes from a Special Olympics athlete and global m... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:38:35 PM
That sums it all up!!!!! Very touching letter, I h... by Jack Swint on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 6:23:43 AM
I shudder to think what she'll say, though :(... by J. Edward Tremlett on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:45:03 AM
it would have had to be crossing in the the direct... by John Sanchez Jr. on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:09:13 AM
How much lower can the level of political discours... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:05:46 AM
Radio talk show host  Don Imus was  susp... by Steve Gill on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 10:48:41 AM
See this open letter from a Special Olympian:click... by Scott Baker on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 1:19:44 PM
The story of the letter to Ann Coulter is also on ... by Steve Gill on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:38:33 PM
You know better than to mention her name. Mentions... by Adam Smith on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 2:47:52 PM