Despite these minor wrinkles, The View's makeover was a success. The first week of Season 18 marked a new beginning for a show that had lost its way the last few years.
While some prioritize their advocacy for economic conditions such as pay equity and job opportunity, others focus on birth control and abortion rights; nonetheless, branding of feminism with intent to harm those with opposing political ideology damages the overall cause of social equality of the sexes.
I even spotted comedienne Rosie in the front row of Barbara Walter's final appearance on The View on May 16, 2014 after Barbara's 800 episodes and 50 years in television.
Barbara Walters may be a personal hero, yes, but she's also the best television journalist in the history of the world. So as she leaves public life at the height of the party, I hope this living legend, this television icon, this class act, takes a final, glorious bow.
Your comments and misconceptions about what tenure really means are miseducating the American public, and I'd like to address them here.
Some have called the new ad "dramatic" others have said it was "chilling," "haunting" or "grisly." I call it real. In an average month, 48 women in this country are shot to death by current or former intimate partners.
Comic-Con is a haven for has-been and chagrined performers looking to capitalize on their fleeting fame and notoriety. Nowhere is this more evident than the John Wilkes Booth Booth, where fans can have their picture taken with a hologram of the murderous thespian.