Just as we have lashed out against racist, bigoted, hateful attacks directed at Barack Obama and his family over the last eight years, we believe it is vital to draw a line just as bright for the current occupant of the White House and his family. We can disagree vigorously without resorting to hate speech or hate acts or hate imagery. Ms. Griffin, a "D-List" celebrity by her own estimate, has said she begs for forgiveness. Is her impassioned plea just another attention-getting device? Alas, in the 21st century celebrity culture where notoriety can be made profitable, viewers would be wise to harbor doubts.