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Casey Anthony -- America's Most Hated?

7/17/2011 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It's been almost two weeks since Casey Anthony was found not guilty of killing her daughter Caylee -- and it seems the American public will never forgive her.    

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So we gotta ask ...

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376.

winmatt53    

****NEVER****God forgive's the resentful, and those with remorse, she has none!!!!!A jury of her peers may have found her not guilty but she will have to answer to a higher power!!!!Her JUDGMENT and PUNISHMENT WILL COME!!!!

1084 days ago
377.

joy Yelito    

You forgot to poll about her and Jose Baez! It looked very cozy to me.I'm not the insecure type, but, I would not want her around my husband. Only, will he marry her or keep her as his "slut?'

1083 days ago
378.

Pegasus    

Grace is the former Georgia prosecutor who became a television legal commentator, first on Court TV and, more recently, on Turner Broadcasting's HLN cable channel. She's a snarling, angry presence whose habitual sneer is an epic chasm of contempt. Her view of the criminal justice system is flawlessly Manichean. There are good people — police officers and prosecutors — and evil people — defendants and their lawyers. Grace appears to have never met someone arrested who she believed should not be charged, nor anyone charged who should not be convicted.

This cartoon version of the criminal courts is justified by a damp-eyed concern for crime victims that a practiced Grace attributes — at the slightest provocation — to the death of her fiance during a robbery. Her own zealousness as an Atlanta prosecutor was such that the appellate courts three times cited her for failing to meet her ethical responsibilities. In 2005, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals wrote that it agreed with a lower-court magistrate that Grace had " 'played fast and loose' with her ethical duties" as a prosecutor.

Precisely the same can be said of her conduct as a television journalist.

Anyone who had occasion to watch her relentless coverage of the recently completed Casey Anthony murder trial witnessed something quite new to the American news media: a mainstream news organization giving one of its commentators a nightly forum from which to campaign for the conviction of a criminal defendant. It was a campaign that continued after Anthony's acquittal with virtually nonstop on-air abuse of the jurors and defense attorneys. The impact of that torrent of contempt on jurors in future cases that come under Grace's gaze is yours to gauge.

In his argument to Pastor this week, Flanagan quite correctly said Grace's nightly commentary during the Anthony trial was "like a final argument by the prosecution." He went on to wonder: "How many final arguments do we have to face in this case? Are we going to face the one in the courtroom and the one when [the jurors] go home?"

On her show that night, Grace fired back: "The doctor charged in the death of music superstar Michael Jackson, killing him allegedly with a powerful propofol anesthesia, wants the jury sequestered, from me! From us! Claiming watching 'Nancy Grace' will prevent a fair trial; that the jury will be biased. So I guess that makes us, umm … the good guys!"

An attorney might be tempted to reply, "I rest my case."

Why does HLN, a sister channel of CNN, give Grace this sort of abusive license? The answer is simple: Ever since it abandoned its straightforward news cycle some years ago, the one-time Headline News has struggled to find an audience — and, of course, revenue. An unremitting focus on sensational criminal cases — most of them involving missing or dead white women or children — with Grace's snarl at the center of the coverage has provided that audience. HLN's saturation coverage of the Anthony trial doubled its daytime ratings and nearly tripled its share of the lucrative prime-time audience.

Scot Safon, who runs the channel, told the New York Times: "I want to replicate this when the Conrad Murray trial starts."

Here's a question to consider: Is Turner Broadcasting's abuse of its power as a news organization through the biased coverage of criminal trials really any less a betrayal of public trust than the Murdoch tabloid scandal now underway in Britain?

1083 days ago
379.

R. ST.JOHN    

WHO KILLED CAYLEE. CASEY SHOULD CRAWL INTO THE SWAMP AND STAY THERE. I WOULDN'*****CH OR BUY ANTHING RELATED TO HER ORDEAL. MAYBE SHE WILL SPEND THE REST OF HER LIFE LOOKING FOR CAYLEE'S KILLER, KIND OF LIKE WHAT OJ WAS GOING TO DO. SHE'S A MONSTER !

1083 days ago
380.

Karrin    

You can bet that if Casey Anthony was a man, he would have been found guilty. Look at Scott Peterson! No evidence, but we all knew he did it! We also all knew Casey did it and there was plenty of cir****tantial evidence with a few pieces of hard evidence. As some reporter said, "She is who she is and she will be back in jail for something else". And you know what? We will all be watching and laughing. I will say that she will have a life of hell. Her parents want nothing to do with her, everyone in the country Hates her, and she fears for her safety and has to change her identity. What kind of a life is THAT? She's a loser. Let's move on and watch other news, and eventually we'll see her in jail again.

1083 days ago
381.

Karrin    

You can bet that if Casey Anthony were a man, they would have convicted him. Look at Scott Peterson? No evidence, but we all know he killed his pregnant wife. Same thing here. No evidence except cir****tantial, and we all know she killed her daughter. The jury knew it too, but for some unknown, ridiculous, unforseen reason, they let her off the hook. But... you can bet her life will be hell. Her parents want nothing to do with her, she has to hide and change her identity, move far away, and always live in fear of her life. Would prison actually be better? As some news reporter said, "She is who she is, and because of that, she'll be back in jail for something else". Hmmm...very similar to OJ, too. But yes guys, we do need to move on and let nature take its course with her. We'll be watching and waiting for her next illegal move.

1083 days ago
382.

Maria    

I think that she should be locked away just for being a piece of **** mother... why would ya let her go i mean come on she kills her daughter burys her and gets away with it r u seriously insance... what makes her think that she did it once she can do it again so if it ever happens again in the future its in yas hands.... RIP caylee u will be missed... HOPE CASEY ANTHONY ROTS IN HELL FOR THE REST OF HER LIFE AND THAT THE IMAGE OF WHAT SHE DID HAUNTS HER TO SHE HERSELF GOES INSANE I HATE YOU CASEY ANTHONY JUST DO US ALL A FAVOR AND END UR LIFE AS WELL....

1083 days ago
383.

Denise    

I think whoever finds her should put duct tape over her mouth and nose stick her in a trunk of a car for five min and let her fill what caylee went threw. Yes people are still mad she got away with murder of a child there was proof anyone NOT REPORTING A CHILD MISSING FOR 31 DAYS is guilty.I have 7 grandchildren I cant even imagine someone hurting them it makes me SICK.

1082 days ago
384.

kathleen    

i think most people find it difficult to have anything but disgust for an individual who would kill their 2 1/2 year old child. to carry on as she did puts kc as the worst of the worst.

1082 days ago
385.

missy    

THIS BITCH IS GOING TO ROTT IN HELL,ALONG WITH ANY NETWORK THAT PICKS HER UP,I WON*****CH,AND THAY SHOULD BE ASHAMED,HER DAYS ARE NUMBERED,SHE SHOULD DIE THE SAME WAY HER LITTLE ANGEL DID,EYE 4 N EYE

1081 days ago
386.

Pegasus    

have contacted ABC, NBC, CBS, and E-Online with the following message:


Just wanted you to know that if you should choose to air an interview with Casey Anthony and/or her parents, show pictures or anything related - your channel will no longer be viewed in my home! I WILL NOT patronage any station or book publisher as well as the book store who may carry it - who would pay the Anthony's and/or Casey "Blood Money" for this. I thought that you had more integrity and morals and decency than that! I must have been mistaken

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HEADS UP To - ABC, NBC, CBS, E-Online, Entertainment Tonight, and ALL OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS:

Go ahead and air an interview with Casey Anthony and/or the Anthony's. Go ahead and show the pictures and video's. And see what happens! Outside of the fact that you will see a tremendous drop in your viewership - you may also see a whole lot of protesters out in front of your station! Not to mention all of the lovely mail and calls that you will receive from the outrage of the public! NO ONE wants to hear any more lies, nor see them in any fashion! And the Public at large - IS NOT going to endorse or condone your choice to pay these people for that garbage!

And to ALL OF THE ADVERTISER'S, SPONSOR'S AND PUBLISHER'S who are thinking about participating in the airing of this interview and/or book deals with these people - this too, may very well occur with your company also!

Any company that would pay "Blood Money" to these people for the interview, the pictures or video's or for a book or whatever - or participates in any manner - DOES NOT show any kind of Integrity, Honor, Decency, Ethics, Morals, or anything else and thereby DOES NOT deserve the patronage of any individual!

You have been given NOTICE!!

I strongly urge everyone to contact the major networks and tell them that you too will boycott any interview, pictures, books or anything else pertaining to Casey Anthony or her parents!

1080 days ago
387.

Pegasus    

have contacted ABC, NBC, CBS, and E-Online with the following message:


Just wanted you to know that if you should choose to air an interview with Casey Anthony and/or her parents, show pictures or anything related - your channel will no longer be viewed in my home! I WILL NOT patronage any station or book publisher as well as the book store who may carry it - who would pay the Anthony's and/or Casey "Blood Money" for this. I thought that you had more integrity and morals and decency than that! I must have been mistaken

***************************************************************


HEADS UP To - ABC, NBC, CBS, E-Online, Entertainment Tonight, and ALL OTHER MEDIA OUTLETS:

Go ahead and air an interview with Casey Anthony and/or the Anthony's. Go ahead and show the pictures and video's. And see what happens! Outside of the fact that you will see a tremendous drop in your viewership - you may also see a whole lot of protesters out in front of your station! Not to mention all of the lovely mail and calls that you will receive from the outrage of the public! NO ONE wants to hear any more lies, nor see them in any fashion! And the Public at large - IS NOT going to endorse or condone your choice to pay these people for that garbage!

And to ALL OF THE ADVERTISER'S, SPONSOR'S AND PUBLISHER'S who are thinking about participating in the airing of this interview and/or book deals with these people - this too, may very well occur with your company also!

Any company that would pay "Blood Money" to these people for the interview, the pictures or video's or for a book or whatever - or participates in any manner - DOES NOT show any kind of Integrity, Honor, Decency, Ethics, Morals, or anything else and thereby DOES NOT deserve the patronage of any individual!

You have been given NOTICE!!

I strongly urge everyone to contact the major networks and tell them that you too will boycott any interview, pictures, books or anything else pertaining to Casey Anthony or her parents!

1080 days ago
388.

Chris W.    

What would I do? That's a tough question and I feel that it really depends on if there were any other witnesses around. I might sue her for wasting at least 3 years of other news coverage, or I might wrap duct tape around her head and mouth and put a sticker from my bedroom on the mouth part then blame it all on my Dad for molesting me even though he isn't even alive.

1080 days ago
389.

Chris W.    

What would I do? That's a tough question and I feel that it really depends on if there were any other witnesses around. I might sue her for wasting at least 3 years of other news coverage, or I might wrap duct tape around her head and mouth and put a sticker from my bedroom on the mouth part then blame it all on my Dad for molesting me even though he isn't even alive.

1080 days ago
390.

alycia    

I hope she has nothing but trouble and pain the rest of her days on earth. I despise her. I hope she gets the mental health care she so desperately needs, though I doubt it will ever make her normal. I pray she is unable to ever conceive a child again. And if she does, I hope she miscarries it! I hope everyone she tries to befriend will look the other way and have nothing to do with her! May her life be as tortured as she made Caylee's.

1075 days ago
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