SOUTH CAROLINA SENATOR SAYS HE’S SORRY …
|| By FITSNEWS || S.C. Senator Thomas Corbin has apologized for sexist comments made last week toward the lone female member of the State Senate, Katrina Shealy.
As reported exclusively by FITS, Corbin referred to women as “lesser cuts of meat” during a legislative dinner last Tuesday evening in downtown Columbia, S.C. The comment was a reference to the Biblical account of creation, in which God made woman by fashioning her out of a man’s rib. According to Corbin, the rib is a “lesser cut of meat.”
This remark – which quickly went viral – was evidently part of a long-running “ribbing” Corbin has been giving Shealy on gender-related issues. Previously, lawmakers and legislative staffers have told us about comments attributed to Corbin to the effect that women do not belong in the S.C. General Assembly and should instead be “at home baking cookies” or “barefoot and pregnant.”
Apparently the first-term lawmaker – no stranger to bizarre statements – is now rethinking that perspective in light of national coverage his remarks prompted.
“Senator Corbin has telephoned me and we have talked privately,” Shealy wrote on her Facebook page Sunday. “We had a frank conversation. He apologized for what he said last week. I believe he was sincere in offering that apology. Although I do not believe that these type (of) comments are ever acceptable, I accept his apology so we can move forward. He has agreed to make a public apology next week.”
We’ve never been especially keen on politically correct “teachable moments” here at FITS, but sources tell us Corbin has been needling away at Shealy with sexist remarks for months (years, even) … and that she finally reached a “breaking point” and decided to stand up for herself.
Good for her …
Speech is free, obviously, but women shouldn’t have to tolerate that sort of nonsense in any professional setting … let alone a public body. And obviously with free speech comes the need to take responsibility for what comes out of our moths.
Somehow, we suspect Corbin’s female constituents will clue him in on that “responsibility” when he stands for reelection in 2016.
He is just a typical southern Republican. Nothing women with a brain have not come to expect, from the party of ” you can’t get pregnant when you are raped unless you enjoyed it.” Sometimes it takes the Stepford wives by surprise when you hit them in the face with the opinions of the party they support. But normally they just laugh it off. Its just too confusing I guess.
Yeah right. It’s all Republicans according to Bill “that woman” Clinton.
If you people didn’t have your fucking defense mechanisms, you wouldn’t have a goddam thing.
Go accuse someone else of being a pedophile like you did that poor father in the upstate.
Trust me, I know a thing or two about calling people dog fuckers or kiddie fiddlers!
You’re probably just someone trolling Flip/pogo, but he did, in fact, accuse someone on The SNOB of being a pedophile — someone he did not even know, btw — simply because he didn’t like the guy’s politics.
Was it you? You appear to fit the profile.
He’s an intellectual lightweight, so nothing shocking there.
Like you, despite the seemingly sincere, intelligent, even charming external presentation, internally the psychopathic person does not have the ability to experience genuine emotions.
It’s an incredibly simplistic world view, no matter how eloquently presented, to characterized so many people as “stupid” by their political affiliation.
It requires only a facile intellect.
Far as we know he never raped someones daughter in the White House or hangs around pedophile’s like ole Bill!
Hillary likes women.Hoping if elected, she can marry her girlfriend in Michelle’s garden.
She’s a Conservative. You HATE her. He’s a like you.he willu. Ane be he will be dumped. You’ll STILL HATE Her Because She Has The Guts to Buck The sexist liberal Men Who Control Your mind..
she has the guts and looks of a toad
Just because you like to suck Jakie Knotts’ D!*k…don’t be jealous…You ignorant F*#k…
It’s because of uneducated, [email protected]$$#$ like you…we get anti-American religious zealots like Obama, F*#king up our country…
Either contribute….or STFU…
Now have a Blessed Day… (:
GrandTango talking about oral sex with Knotts, Flip talking about people in drag and sex with dogs, I think we can all connect the dots here. Gross me out.
I love you.
Flip likes to roleplay too it seems, which is mildly creepy.
I love stealing money from the taxpayers!
There it is again. grand asshats obsession with sucking cock ref # 9,863,992 For the love of God man just go out and do it already.
Dude, thats okay right Dude? Do not want to offend your partner by using his pet name or something. Just step out its okay yall can now get married (just not in Sweet Home Alabama). Set yourself free and free your mind less strees, less cussing. Its okay Mr. Grandwaganer.
Jan, remember Vince ” you whore” Sheheen. Chuckle, Chuckle.
Jan – “He is just a typical southern Republican.”
We can agree, that is a stupid remark. I point that out with facts. Jan just tosses out ignorant remarks.
Shealy and Haley are more typical of Southern Republicans.
No you dont, you just ignore what this asshole said about women being lesser cuts of meat and try and deflect with some other vague ref to a democrat, thats not stating facts thats hiding..but please dont let me stop you from reading the bible ..the one you swear that mentions free markets etc..is this a republican bible?
I haven’t seen any comments defending Corbin. There are many who try to smear others because of his actions.
I haven’t heard you defend Haley for the unsubstantiated attacks on her or the sexist insults against her.
Im pretty sure she can defend herself and again thats DEFLECTION, haley didnt have anything to do with fat boy making comments about women, unless i missed the part where he specifically mentioned her….but please deflect away instead of being honest..guess that parts not in the bible huh?
Republican Bible has all the stuff in is in the Jefferson Bible left out, and all the stuff Jefferson left out of the Jefferson Bible left in. With commentary from the theological geniuses of Bob Jones University in the far right margins.
You know, what you right wingers can’t seem to understand is the difference between, viewing specific people as sex objects and demeaning an entire class of people. If a woman or a man decides to perform an exotic dance for money, that is his or her decision. Is it a good one? I think not. I think it shows a lack of self respect. Just as I think women who allow Fits News to publish pictures of them in provocative poses for men on this site to make lewd comments about shows a lack of self respect. But that is not my call. Who is taking advantage of whom in that arrangement is open for debate. Many men and women will pay for exotic dancers, and apparently there is no shortage of women and men willing to take that money. The fact that a man or woman likes to watch strippers does not indicated they view the opposite sex as having a subservient roll in society. Its like gambling and drinking, a vice.
What Mr. Corbin represents is something different altogether. He, like a significant portion of southern Republican men, politicians in particular, view women as having a subservient place in society. As people whose opinions are less important than the opinions of men. As people who are less deserving of education. As people deserving of lower pay. Their view of “family values” involves a dominant husband and a subservient wife.
Some of this is to be expected. The party is dominated by old white men; but I think until that changes any woman with a brain and who does not think of themselves as subservient to men, especially women with daughters, are crazy to vote for Republicans. Of course if you are a Stepford wife, this may mean nothing to you.
“Columbia, S.C. “mayorhood” Steve Benjamin hand-picked a white exotic dancer from a “menu of flesh” provided to him during his secret December 2010 trip to an Orlando, Florida strip club.”
Read more at https://www.fitsnews.com/2014/06/26/mayorhood-hand-picked-white-stripper-orlando-fun/#cx2FF3zrfI7d1EU3.99
Did they give him a binder of women to choose from?
Next “Grey” book, Mormon edition: Shades of Grey Binders of Women
Jan – “He is just a typical southern Republican.”
I think sensible people can agree, that was a stupid remark. I stated facts that highlight her stupidity.
This man is NOT sincere – PERIOD. He not only is a sociopath who gets his kicks off of bullying others, he also HIDES behinds calling himself a “CHRISTIAN.”
Read between the lines —- the man is a douche – always has been – always will be. He is only apologizing because of all the HEAT he is getting, ok?????
Throw this demon under the bus, I tell you. He is trash!!
Sounds a lot like a description of me. I was convicted of criminal domestic violence in 2005 and still won’t take responsibility for it. I claim to be a Christian too. Wonder what the Bible says about throwing women into furniture?
Look, you need to show a little more variety. The whole CDV schtick is wearing thin. If you don’t show more variety in your writing, then it becomes stale and the readers lose interest. No interest means no outrage, no outrage means no lulz. Has your target even lashed out at you yet? Doesn’t look like it, does it? Perhaps you need to work from a better angle?
I gave you a courtesy by softening the bad grade last time, but you need to pick up your own weight. I hope you reflect on my advice and show a better effort next time.
We think he’s right on the money. Will Folks is just another woman beating republican political wannabe. It ain’t trolling when you simply present the facts. Perhaps you need some remediation, professor.
By all means, if you feel like you don’t need my class, feel free to drop out. Either you will be wildly successful and “show me” as some one would say, or you will make a great case study for the other students.
I would recommend listening to my advice and perhaps staying after class to go over the techniques you are struggling with. This is your future we are discussing here, after all. If you want to be a successful lulz engineer, you need to present yourself as more capable than a 13-year-old boy on EbaumsWorld.
When republicans display their hatred towards women on a near daily basis, Including Will Folks being convicted of CDV or falsely claiming he slept with Nikki, there is no need to troll. These republicans practically troll themselves. ^^^
Blacks beat the shit out of their wives everyday.
Well ,the 25% of the daddy’s that don’t abandon their children do.
Say what you want about Fits-he takes responsibility for his children and family.
By claiming he committed adultery with a married woman and a CDV conviction? Yeah, great fucking job. And great fucking job to you on the pointless racism.
I didn’t claim Fits did anything-except apparently do an exceptional job of raising his family.
It has never been proven that the claims against Nikki were false.
Innocent until proven guilty. Remember that noble principle.
Perhaps you are familiar with “You can’t prove a negative.”
Just because someone hasn’t been found guilty of something does not mean they have done nothing.
But we should treat them as if they were innocent until found guilty.
Example: George Stinney may have killed those two little girls, but he didn’t receive a fair trial and should be considered innocent.
LMAO!!! Just like all your allegations in Horry County about the MBACC and many politicians/political activists were never proven to be false?
What the fuck does that mean? Anybody can accuse anybody of anything and it doesn’t make it true.Not ONE of your allegations about anybody or anything has proven to be true.
Just ask David Wren and TSN.
In my defense there are not many things worse than CDV, save Larry Peppers. When you’ve done something this disgraceful you don’t need variety.
All sociopaths wear a mask. What this means is the person that you see, is not the person that they actually are.
A sociopath is able to be different things with different people. They have a stunning ability to quickly assess somebody and be everything that they want/need. To do this, they use charismatic charm.
Once the distempered sociopath has you hooked, the mask will slip. He will enjoy watching you confused and hurt
You just described me!
CHARISMATIC PSYCHOPATHS are charming, attractive liars. They are usually gifted at some talent or another, and they use it to their advantage in manipulating others. They are usually fast-talkers, and possess an almost demonic ability to persuade others out of everything they own, even their lives. Leaders of religious sects or cults, for example, might be psychopaths if they lead their followers to their deaths. Like Ovomit and Bobby Harrell, his subtype often comes to believe in their own fictions.
Don’t leave me out!
What about uncharismatic psychopaths? I feel left out…
My boyfriend proposed on Valentines Day.
The terms sociopath or psychopath often bring to mind images of sadistically violent individuals such as Ted Bundy or the fictional character of Dr. Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter in the book and movie The Silence of the Lambs. But I believe the defining characteristic traits of sociopaths actually cover a much broader spectrum of individuals than most of us would ever imagine. The sociopath is that truly self-absorbed individual with no conscience or feeling for others and for whom social rules have no meaning. I believe that most all of us know or have come in contact with sociopathic individuals without even knowing it.
Dinner time. Please write me in prison.
Haven’t you ever read a post by Grand asshat??.my friend look no further.
This is not about what you “believe”. This personality is defined in the DSM of the APA. End of discussion.
Just when you imagine that American Stupid can get no worse, it does.
Oh, and one more thing: this American Neanderthal must weigh over 300 pounds. I’ve always thought our side was too polite. A cartoon of the guy is needed with the thought conveyed: “To see a lot of meat of lesser quality just look in the mirror.”
Don’t make me post a ‘link’ to the ugliest women in America-DEMOCRAT WOMEN elected to public office!
Go to Porky The Pig’s Fakebook page. It proves he has a multiple personality disorder.
How many women have lost their jobs, and are struggling to feed their kids w/ astronomical food prices, and gas and energy prices that cost us $3,000 more a year, under Obama??..
And what about “Insurance” now, that has a premium…but NO coverage, thanks to Obamacare…So women are afraid to take their kids to the doctor…despite all the revived diseases Obama has brought into the country…while paying for the illegals to get the care they need…while your kids suffer….
You can Crap all over yourselves because some idiot cannot discipline his tongue in public…but this is NOTHING compared to the Savaging of women by Obama and the Democrat Party…
Shut up and go to bed.
It hurts when I kick you in the N*t$ (provided you have a set) and you KNOW I nailed it…Doesn’t it???…
Liberals HATE unfiltered reality and truth -explained well…as much as Barack Obama despises voter integrity laws…
“Rocky really seems to bring out the Super Derp in you. Such a bottomless well of Derp you have…”
Still the best post of the week.
what u and obama mad about? a couple more jews died today at the hands of terrorists…figured you would be celebrating?
You are offensive. I have many Jewish friends.
I think he should have to be tied to a fence post with barbed wire, and be subjected to feminists throwing little pickles at him for 3 hours.
Lard ass needs to stop thanking the Lord for the bounty he is about to received so much. At least you can see why his reference points might be about food.
If his “apology” was real, he wouldn’t have needed it in the first place. Kudos to Katrina for being a better person. This jerk needs a good primarying, by a woman.
Bring Back Jake!!! She is a lesser cut who the hell would want her??? Ole dam goat better be glad anyone would make eye contact with her much less flirt with her.
I hope Katrina asked this simple minded son of a bitch if he has a mother, sisters, a wife, daughters and how would he feel if an ill-bred, ill mannered asshole like himself made ‘jokes’ about their fucking worth as human beings.
Typical unserious unthoughtful unhealthy State Senator. It’s 90% scraped from the bottom of the barrel. But we elect them again and again.
“Simple minded?” This guy would need an extra hundred IQ points to rise to the level of simple minded. And yet, he clearly represents the legislative norm.
I suspect he will hear about this in his next election. Sure hope a woman runs against him!
Don’t bet your money on that.
Corbin and Bright are darlings of the Spartanburg Tea party headed by Commissar Karen Martin and she calls the shots in Spartanburg Republican Primary dealings.
She just posted an article on her blog carrying the water for her boy Corbin.
Some guys who hate women enough to say shit like that may actually prefer man-meat — but would never admit it.
Corbin’s apology don’t mean shit.
He happens to be the state senator for my district (SC Senate District 12) due to the deal made by his ass hole buddy Lee Bright.
I haven’t seen his whereabouts in NW Spartanburg since he won back in 2012. I heard he did show up in Landrum some months back and I do get the obligatory Christmas card with him and his smiling wife and kids (since I vote in the Republican primaries).
A highly traveled road connecting NW Spartanburg & NE Greenville counties (which is within his senatoral district) is washed out and he knows about it.
I talked to him over the phone about the road and he was about as effective as tits on a boar hog. After that one discussion with him I knew he was a goober. TR deserves better.
Looks like he is too busy dissing women and making sure that everybody can own a gun so they can be called up the militia in case the shit hits the fan – that is the only bill I think he was the lead sponsor (reference SC Code of laws Title 25,Chapt. 1 – Military code,section 25-1-1890) to do anything about the condition of roads in NW Spartanburg & NE Greenville counties let alone much else.
Corbin and Bright are two peas in the pod and Spartanburg & Greenville Counties deserve better than these two goobers but as long as peolpe sit back and let the rightwing nuts get their way that is what you will get.
Right on. I voted for his opponent…y’know, the lesser cut of meat.
So did I………..
But you and I both know that as long as the Tea Party and associated rightwing nuts are the “power behind the throne” you can expect the same shit for quiet some time.
The “baggers” are organized as hell and untill the different groups unite nothing will really change.
Katrina Shealy has proved to be the perfect replacement for Jake Knotts my all time favorite fascist. So far, she’s been voting for gun control (under the clever guise of CDV), corporatism (funding Boeing in every way possible), and forcing issue advocacy (witch hunting) groups to reveal who exactly supports them. I hate it that she’s been abused so badly.
Smirking jerk. I understand he sits next to her in the Senate, and keeps up a stream of sexist comments. He needs to be voted out.