Wife of former Vietnam prisoner of war, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), and the mother of two sons who are active duty military Cindy McCain, shot back at Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow who while speaking at a tech conference hosted by Re/Code addressed the topic of Internet hate speech by comparing it to a ‘bloody, dehumanizing’ war.
Paltrow said: “You come across (comments) about yourself and about your friends, and it’s a very dehumanizing thing. It’s almost like how, in war, you go through this bloody, dehumanizing thing, and then something is defined out of it. My hope is, as we get out of it, we’ll reach the next level of conscience.”
Cindy McCain called Paltrow’s comments “ignorant” and “selfish” and challenged “the way out of touch” Paltrow to go with her to sit down with some troops and talk to them about what war is really like…
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