And the worlds of politics and popular culture collide once again.
Enraged that radio "shock jock" Don Imus has been officially sacked (a tragedy, truly), the attack dogs of the right wing have officially been unleashed on... Rosie O'Donnell.
It's not even Bill O'Reilly trying to take her down this time. It's former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, one of Washington's most powerful figures before being indicted on multiple criminal counts and forced to resign.
On his blog, Tom writes a post stating "If the Left takes [Don Imus], We'll take Rosie." The controversial DeLay calls on conservatives to "protest and demand" that Rosie O'Donnell get the boot from "The View."
No doubt Donald Trump would like to see her gone. But DeLay uses Imus-gate to make a huge deal out of nothing, calling it a "concerted strategy" of the left wing to "unite to destroy."
Riiiiiiight. Because calling a women's basketball team a bunch of "nappy-headed hos" is completely okay and it's the liberal media that's making the whole thing overblown.
Come on, Tom. We're not huge Rosie O'Donnell fans ourselves, but don't you think you're reaching a bit here? Just listen to the sage words of the great Snoop Dogg* on the issue and everything will make more sense.
* - Segue Alert: While you're at it, check out this video featuring Snoop's tactful remarks about Bill O'Reilly, who he alleges tried to sabotage him.
Going further, DeLay issues a challenge to his fellow right-wingers: "If Don Imus falls to the pleas of political correctness, we're taking Rosie O'Donnell down with him."
Those be fightin' words. Rosie O'Donnell, naturally, shot back on her blog late last night, calling DeLay a "criminal" and telling him to "go away."
Frankly, we wish they both would. Along with Bill O'Reilly. And Star Jones. Snoop Dogg can stay around, though. Far too much entertainment value there.