Joan Rivers’ Legacy: Regrets Are for Suckers

The most admirable thing about Joan Rivers, to my mind, was her uncompromising refusal to kowtow to the mob. She aimed both barrels at all comers and let everyone have it equally. She joked about the Holocaust and about celebrity culture and about her own addiction to plastic surgery and if you didn’t like it, well, tough. She wasn’t going to say what you want to make you happy, to make you like her. Like the good folks at South Park, she understood that once one special interest group clawed an apology out of you you were only opening yourself up to every other special interest group that wanted their pound of flesh.

Remembering Joan Rivers’ Strong Support for Israel: ‘You Cannot Throw Rockets and Expect People not to Defend Themselves’

World-class comedian and red carpet staple Joan Rivers died today at the age of 81. In addition to her iconic role interviewing and mocking celebrities, Rivers was a staunch supporter of Israel. “You cannot throw rockets and expect people not to defend themselves,” she told TMZ during a rant on the most recent war between the …

Joan Rivers Rants Against Media’s Anti-Israel Bias: ‘They Should Be Ashamed’

When a TMZ reporter tracked down Joan Rivers at the airport to ask her thoughts about Israel and Palestine, Rivers launched into an impassioned tirade again the media’s anti-Israel bias. “Let me just tell you, if New Jersey were firing rockets into New York, we would wipe them out. I am so bored,” said Rivers. …