Powers is correct: Biggs surely would have been fired by now if he had directed his misogynistic venom toward First Lady Michelle Obama rather than Ann Romney and Janna Ryan.
Indeed, others have been fired for far less.
Twitter was glad to see Powers weighing in on the side of decency:
@kirstenpowers10 @jasonbiggs thank you, kirsten.
— JeanAnn Wiggins (@wiggymama) September 6, 2012
@kirstenpowers10 @jasonbiggs We don't agree on most issues but I always respect you for standing up for women and not agreeing with the hate
— DJ (@debjohnson31) September 6, 2012
@kirstenpowers10 @jasonbiggs you manage to be fair, respect to you
— Patrick Ryan (@pmryanmd) September 6, 2012
@kirstenpowers10 @jasonbiggs THANK YOU one of the Dems with compasion
— Mary Miller (@MaryMcam) September 6, 2012
American Idiot: Pig-Maher-in-training Jason Biggs sends out sick tweets about Paul and Janna Ryan; Update: Deletes tweets
American Idiot 2: Jason Biggs knocks Christians; targets Ann Romney and Janna Ryan with vile tweets
Pressure mounting for Nickelodeon to throw the pie at American idiot Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs’ wife laments death of free speech
Jason Biggs dismisses his anti-Christian and misogynist filth with ‘I put my dick in a pie’
American Weasel: Jason Biggs quietly deletes vile tweets about Ann Romney and Janna Ryan
Nickelodeon now including Jason Biggs’ Twitter handle in promotions
Hey Nickelodeon, how’s that anti-bullying campaign going?
Parents put pressure on Nickelodeon’s advertisers
The wit and wisdom of Nickelodeon’s Jason Biggs
Jonah Goldberg: ‘this Jason Biggs buffoon deserves firing far more than the Yahoo News Director guy’
Jason Biggs’ wife: You people criticizing my husband are scary, humorless bullies
Sears and Kmart disavow Jason Biggs’ filthy tweets; ‘We do not condone this behavior’
Nickelodeon responds to national outrage: ‘We understand your concern’ about Jason Biggs
Colorado Rockies baseball team stands with Nickelodeon
Dana Loesch takes to the airwaves to smack down Jason Biggs, Nickelodeon
Colorado Rockies and Nickelodeon team up to promote Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Breaking: Colorado Rockies cancel Nickelodeon Day
Advertisers stand by Nickelodeon
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