GEICO Fires Voice Actor After He Insults Tea Partiers

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    Newser) – They didn't stop the health care bill, but tea partiers have gotten the voice of GEICO fired. No, not the gecko, the guy who says, "GEICO, real service, real savings." It seems he called up the group FreedomWorks and left a long, nasty message with lines like, "What (are) the percentages of people that are mentally retarded who work for the organization and are members of it?," reports







    Lance Baxter, aka DC Douglas, a Voice Actor for GEICO, Is Fired After Leaving Voicemail for Tea Party Group
     
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    The lizard is a bagger?
     
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    read librul,, read
     
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    It's not a lizard, dumbass...
     
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    To me it is a species of lizard.
    I am not a lizardtologist.
    If I was I would understand rightwingers better I suppose.
     
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    I'd pay for a smartphone breathalyzer app. Sounds like a case of drunk dialing. Too bad.

    Douglas has since acknowledged such an impulsive move was "STUPID!," but says he was impassioned by the "slurs the Tea Party crowd angrily yelled at Barney Frank, et al," during the climax of health care reform.

    He also holds no grudge against his former employer, saying in the press release: "I don't blame GEICO for protecting themselves. They have a business to run and can't waste time getting caught up in FreedomWorks' circus. And they've been very good to me in the past."

    Geico FIRES D.C. Douglas: Voice Actor Dropped After Insulting FreedomWorks, Tea Partiers
     
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    you cannot read either.. or comprehend or sumpin, so you gotta go make the sammiches..
     
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    Ahh you can't spot a lizzard... That explains your devotion to your 0ssiah....
     
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    Really?

    So the Tea Baggers have assailed the free speech rights of the Geico announcer by getting him fired for stating his point of view?

    And this is something to be proud of? I thought the Tea Baggers were all about Free Speech Rights.

    I guess they only support Free Speech rights when it applies to themselves.
     
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    So he was drunk AND bought into a pack of media driven lies.

    Too bad the dickweed can't be fired twice for being a gullible dumbass on top of it all.
     
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