Sarah Palin Takes On Family Guy Over Down Syndrome Joke

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Sarah Palin takes on Family Guy over Down syndrome joke Fox News commentator Sarah Palin said she was disappointed with the animated comedy Family Guy’s joke in which the character Chris falls for a girl with Down syndrome who says her mother is "the former governor of Alaska."

Palin, whose youngest son has Down Syndrome, wrote on her Facebook page that she felt like she received "another kick in the gut," and asked "when is enough enough?" quoted by the Associated Press (AP).

Various members of the former Alaska governor’s family also weighed in, with her daughter Bristol stating that the producers of the parody show that airs on Fox were "heartless jerks" for what she said was an act of mocking her brother.

This is not the first time Sarah Palin has been caught up in a "political correctness" controversy surrounding the way public figures have used terms that may refer to people with disabilities in a derogatory manner.

Earlier this month, she blasted White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel for calling some Democrats "f*** retarded," something which Palin said amounted to a "racial slur."

The former GOP vice presidential candidate called on President Obama to remove the Chicago politician from his inner circle.
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