I suppose this is just, well, the sad rantings of a senior citizen. But O schadenfreude, you capricious sprite!:
Actress Jane Fonda said in a statement posted on her website today that the QVC television channel cancelled an appearance they had scheduled with her today to promote her new book "Prime Time," blaming the cancellation on what she called "well funded and organized political extremist groups."
In the same statement Fonda said, "I have never done anything to hurt my country or the men and women who have fought and continue to fight for us."
In 1972, during the Vietnam War, Fonda took a two-week trip to North Vietnam, where she was photographed sitting on an antiaircraft gun that North Vietnamese forces otherwise used for shooting at American planes.
Yeah. QVC didn't want her. Let that sink in for a moment. As for Fonda's contention,"never done anything to hurt my country or the men and women who have fought and continue to fight for us," I called my father, a former Marine and Vietnam veteran, for comment. Alas, standards of decency render it largely unprintable.