Leading Conservatives Call on Capital One to Fire Alec Baldwin

by John Hawkins | July 8, 2013 12:01 am

Have you heard about Alec Baldwin’s homophobic comments on Twitter? You certainly should have after he said this (Warning: Obscene language):

alec baldwin homophobe[1]

The fact that Alec Baldwin said this and was just excused for it without a second thought is absolutely disgusting to me. So, I reached out to my friend Jimmy LaSalvia, who is one of the original co-founders of GOProud, and we decided to do something about it.

We’re calling on Capital One to fire Alec Baldwin for his comments and as you’re about to see, we’re not alone. A number of other conservatives are standing with us.

July 5, 2013

Mr. Richard D. Fairbank
Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Capital One
1860 Capital One Drive
McLean, VA 22102

Dear Mr. Fairbank,

We are writing to express our outrage at the recent homophobic statements made by your spokesman Alec Baldwin. Those vile anti-gay comments have no place in public discourse and reflect poorly on Capital One.

Thus far, you have chosen to show your approval of his statements by condoning them with your silence. You should denounce Mr. Baldwin’s statements and he should be released from his contract with Capital One.

We will urge all Americans to stand up to homophobia and anti-gay bigotry by standing with us against Alec Baldwin and the company he represents.

Sincerely,

Jimmy LaSalvia[2], consultant, GOProud co-founder
John Hawkins, Right Wing News[3]
Ali Akbar, President of the National Bloggers Club[4]
Gregory T. Angelo, Log Cabin Republicans[5]
Matthew Bechstein, GOProud[6]
Bruce Carroll, Gay Patriot[7]
Steven Crowder[8], Comedian, FOX News
Shane Farmer, GOProud[6]
Mack Feldman, Log Cabin Republicans[5]
Richard Grenell[9], consultant, FOX News
Christine Hall[10], activist
Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit[11]
Andrew Langer, Institute for Liberty[12]
Liz Mair[13], consultant, Former online comms strategist to Govs Walker & Perry & Carly Fiorina; former RNC Online Comms Director
Nansen Malin[14], Twitter
Andrew Marcus[15], Director of Hating Breitbart
Jaz McKay[16], talk radio host
Judson Phillips, founder of Tea Party Nation[17]
AlfonZo Rachel[18], Video blogger
Manny Rosales, consultant
Tiffiny Ruegner[19], consultant, Tea Party
Evan Sayet[20], comedian
Mark Schiller, MD, DPMA[21]
Kathryn Serkes, DPMA[21]
Dustin Stockton, http://www.westernpac.org/
Ann Stone[22], consultant
Kristin Tate, Mr. Conservative[23]
Emily Zanotti, Naked DC[24]

Whether you’re liberal or conservative, if you agree that Capital One should fire Alec Baldwin as its spokesman, we’d appreciate your signing on as well[25] and spreading the word.

Sign on the petition here[26].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://www.rightwingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/alec-baldwin-homophobe.jpg
  2. Jimmy LaSalvia: https://twitter.com/JimmyLaSalvia
  3. Right Wing News: http://www.rightwingnews.com/
  4. National Bloggers Club: http://nationalbloggersclub.com/
  5. Log Cabin Republicans: http://www.logcabin.org/
  6. GOProud: http://www.goproud.org/
  7. Gay Patriot: http://www.gaypatriot.net/
  8. Steven Crowder: http://stevencrowder.net/
  9. Richard Grenell: http://richardgrenell.com/
  10. Christine Hall: https://www.facebook.com/decophile?fref=ts
  11. The Gateway Pundit: http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/
  12. Institute for Liberty: http://www.instituteforliberty.org/
  13. Liz Mair: http://lizmair.com/
  14. Nansen Malin: https://twitter.com/nansen
  15. Andrew Marcus: https://twitter.com/ImAndrewMarcus
  16. Jaz McKay: http://www.knzr.com/sectional.asp?id=17153
  17. Tea Party Nation: http://www.teapartynation.com/
  18. AlfonZo Rachel: http://alfonzorachel.com/
  19. Tiffiny Ruegner: https://twitter.com/therightmixx
  20. Evan Sayet: http://evansayet.com/
  21. DPMA: http://www.doctorsandpatients.org/
  22. Ann Stone: http://www.republicansforchoice.com/
  23. Mr. Conservative: http://www.mrconservative.com/
  24. Naked DC: http://nakeddc.com/
  25. signing on as well: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/capital-one-should-fire-spokesman-alec-baldwin/
  26. here: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/capital-one-should-fire-spokesman-alec-baldwin/

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