Sunday, April 29, 2012

War on Women Continues: Bain Capital-Owned Station DJ Suggests Listener's Gay Daughter be Raped Straight

Are we moronic yet?! Looking smart, morning crew! Well, not smart, per se, but certainly representative of your listening demo! And who's that handsome brute with the beer? Why, that's DJ Dieter. He thinks rape cures lesbianism.
Strange, he doesn't look like a braindead homophobic misogynistic bastard. Much. 
I have to admit: some days it's truly hard to pick which of the many outrages to spew forth from the political and cultural bile factory that is today's republican party I should write about here on Groobiecat Call. I mean, there are just so many to choose from, ya know? But this? This latest transgression against women is just so aggressively fucked up, that it warrants an immediate airing. 


Apparently, there's some homophobic misogynist dumbass named DJ Dieter on some Cleveland radio station who, when a caller asked for advice on what to do in response to finding his daughter kissing another girl, suggested "...get one of your friends to screw your daughter straight." 


Dieter's profile on the radioshow's website. Nothin' but class, DJ Dieter, nothin' but class.
Hard to know where to begin with this violently aggressive suggestion, but suffice to say that we've reached yet another new low point in the republican party's ongoing war on women. This one coming from a zany morning crew jock! Yeah, baby! Way to go!! Woohoo! 
Ughly. According to TruthWinsOut:
“It was appalling and dangerous for this show to tell a father that he should have one of his friends rape his daughter,” said Aaron McQuade, director of News & Field Media at Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). “That’s essentially how Dieter responded to this listener, and this is no laughing matter in a world where people are too often the victims of violence and sexual assault based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation. And Dieter gave this vile advice to everyone who was listening, including educators, parents and children – sending the message that it’s okay to physically or sexually abuse people who are perceived to be gay.”
There are countries like, say, Ecuador, where "forced confinement clinics" have sprung up to "cure" lesbians by torturing them sexually and otherwise. According to The Advocate
These clinics have also imprisoned gay, bisexual, transgender, and cross-dressing people, to a lesser extent than lesbians, “probably because they get to leave the family earlier than girls,” said Velasquez. “The girls have all told the same thing: They are threatened with rape or raped, handcuffed, starved and forced to dress like prostitutes.”
I'm just wondering: how is this any different from a white supremacist suggesting publicly that neo-nazis go out and beat up or kill black people? At what point is enough enough?


"You didn't make these cookies, did you? No, no.
They came from the local 7-11 bakery or wherever.
"
The Romney Connection: Aggrandizement through "Family Values" Radio Progamming?
But here's the thing: the radio station where Dieter works (can espousing hate-filled homophobic ultra-violence be considered a job?) is owned by Clear Channel Communications, which is also majority-owned by Bain Capital, the company that Mitt Romney started and through which became insanely rich. Romney is still connected to Bain which, unsurprisingly, also carries Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and other batshit crazy right-wing misogynists. 


So, here's the cookies and milk candidate whose company owns a company that puts out violent-hate speech in support of rape. Sounds about right for today's republican party.


Respond with Action: DJ Dieter's got to go; &Tweet Romney.

  • Sign the Petition. There's a petition to get this misogynist bastard fired from his job at the radio show. It's a small thing, but it merits a minute of your time to add your voice to a growing outcry. Sign the petition here: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/540/714/054/fire-wmms-cleveland-dj-dominic-dieter/.
  • Write to the radio station. Email them at feedback@wmms.com and give them feedback on DJ Dieter. He should be fired. Period. No one should be allowed to urge violence against anyone, gay, straight, black, white, and especially NOT women. Or go to their website.
  • Tweet Romney himself. Why not? Romney is on Twitter. Let him know what you think of Bain's relationship to this radio station and how he makes money from violent hate-speech that endorses rape. Here's his twitter account: @MittRomney. 



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