Topic: The Roots

What Should We Make Of The Roots’ Gendered Put-Down Of Michele Bachmann?

What Should We Make Of The Roots' Gendered Put-Down Of Michele Bachmann?

As you may know by now, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon‘s house band The Roots called Michele Bachmann a bitch in a roundabout way when she was a guest on the show the other night. They did this by playing Fishbone‘s “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” as her walk on music, which presumably, was a comment on her dual crimes of lying and bitchiness. But is it ever okay to call someone a bitch, even someone you dislike for entirely legitimate reasons? More »