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-- of questions about whether there are double standards.
For some after Alec Baldwin the actor went on a -- last week.
He took -- at a tabloid reporter who claimed Baldwin's wife was tweeting during -- funeral for sopranos star James Gandolfini.
All -- has since apologized for the remarks but just remind you here's what he wrote in part these are just a couple of quote.
My wife and I attend a funeral to pay our respects to an old friend in some toxic toxic Brett.
Writes this -- in trash and quote and then there was this one.
I'm gonna find new George -- you toxic little queen.
And I'm gonna blink you up.
-- -- Joining me now Michelle Malkin -- economist at Fox News contributor.
So now some in the gay community got upset that he was calling some guy toxic little queen and also said that.
He was gonna put his foot up the guys you know what but he claimed he would enjoy it.
So this is Alec Baldwin's conflict resolution approach.
And he took -- coming not at Andy you know what happened Michelle you know his his publicist or his agent said.
-- What are you doing and so he -- -- I apologize I didn't mean it and wow glad doesn't seem that upset about it anymore they they took that apology very.
Very quickly and said.
Well his words yesterday don't match his history of actively supporting our community.
How lovely to have such apologists -- to your side an excuse -- Normal decent people saw not only as.
Homophobic slurs but but far worse had -- -- we -- -- his entire melt down.
Then the night in -- -- it -- and and it went far beyond.
Sort of idol.
Attacks on the reporter who admitted that he had gotten the story wrong.
What Alec Baldwin I ended up doing in these tweets was.
-- death threats against the guy he said all be tweeting at your feet you roll.
And of course this is just -- parcel of but this anger management candidates.
Meltdowns public meltdowns over the years.
It's a want thing for celebrities to go through there Hollywood bad -- stage.
Think he's here I mean we're talking about the leader of the Cherie yeah -- Hollywood brat pack.
-- has now threatened reporters.
And this wasn't just an implied death -- it certainly wasn't a joke given his apology afterwards now.
-- -- -- who is also gone after Stewart insists on airlines -- reprimanded him for.
I'm refusing to follow.
Airline safety rules.
And it goes back you know to really sad and and horrible personal situations in which he.
Threatened his own daughter he's got issues with women he's got issues with Manny got -- when there.
Not yet -- want to talk about that I mean who could forget that the infamous voicemail to his own child ill look.
-- he he didn't think was.
Calling him back -- resolved says it back in 2007 but in case you have forgotten here's a sample.
Friday the twentieth biggest would be all right you don't just how I feel good about -- -- a little bit.
You're really harm you already.
Yeah probably -- -- So that's -- -- Michelle does he get a pass because his anger is indiscriminate.
-- -- the past -- any number of reasons I think and -- one is you know being part of not Hollywood establishment.
Hillary Rosen who herself engaged in some rather distasteful hate speech against -- Romney during this campaign.
Apparently and it has been a childhood friend of Alec -- and was another one of these left wingers who rushed to his side.
And said well he's given a lot of money to charity -- actually you're really good time so never mind all of his -- public boorish behavior.
Give the guy -- -- well is that and I think the double standard that you mentioned at the beginning.
Between how Paula Deen is -- -- completely vilified and crucified.
-- Alec Baldwin is -- -- completely trenchant points.
Why is it -- now -- what asking that that because you know who else is given a lot of money to charity is.
A lot of money it's millions and millions of dollars but when he took aim at Sandra Fluke for example.
-- remarks for which he ultimately mean it was forced to apologize and he can down the back he lost advertisers in the end of blowback against Tim continues to this day.
But you know his his charitable passed in seemed you know -- anybody's assessment of him.
It's a great point and here's the main difference between.
Rush Limbaugh's political speech vs Alec Baldwin's completely unhinged ad hominem speech.
-- has always trying to make a political point an ideological point he's arguing.
On public policy grounds and sometimes he does it in very entertaining ways -- he pushes the edge.
But it -- hamper the kind of just completely.
Hate speech and physical from rats that Alec Baldwin has been responsible over the years and this is the question for -- worse for fans.
For people who are very concerned about how people are held accountable in the -- kids that are played out in the media.
Why is at that Capital One has not been called to the carpet for standing by Alec Baldwin or Hulu are bonefish grill.
Or any number of these advertisers they continue to stand by Alec Baldwin as he.
Continues his public meltdown Michelle is somebody's gonna get her one of these days.
Thank you man.
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