Should Whoopi Goldberg Get Fired from ‘The View’? Critics Draw Comparisons to Kanye West ⋆ Flag And Cross

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Well-grounded accusations of anti-Semitism got Kanye West, also known as Ye, canceled. But Whoopi Goldberg is getting a pass?

The co-star and ringleader of ABC’s afternoon hen fest “The View” has found herself in trouble again this week after an interview with a British newspaper where she substantively repeated remarks about race and the Holocaust that already got her suspended from her TV job earlier this year.

Should ABC be thinking about making a stronger statement? That’s a question that Goldberg’s apology issued Tuesday — her second apology in less than a year, as Fox News reported — can’t make go away anytime soon.

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“They were not killing racial, they were killing physical,” Goldberg had told the U.K.’s Sunday Times at one point in her remarks, according to Fox.

She was explaining the origins of the state’s mass murder in Nazi Germany.

“They were killing people they considered to be mentally defective,” she said. “And then they made this decision.”

Right. For the Nazis, “then they made this decision” makes the mass extermination of millions of millions of men, women and children sound like a spur-of-the-moment affair, an afterthought, rather than a goal Hitler declared as early as 1919. Maybe Ms. Goldberg (the woman who was born “Caryn Elaine Johnson” but appropriated a Jewish last name for professional reasons) has never heard of the Wansee Conference?

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To get one subject off the table, it’s tough to equate West’s comments with Goldberg’s at a certain level.

West got himself kicked off even Elon “free speech absolutist” Musk’s Twitter after a series of anti-Semitic comments, culminating with using the social media platform to post a picture of a swastika embedded in a Star of David as the…


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