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Tammy Bruce

Born: 19-Aug-1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Other
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Radio Personality, Columnist
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Right-wing radio pundit, columnist

Considers herself "an openly gay, pro-choice, gun-owning, pro-death penalty, liberal, voted-for-Reagan feminist." Was part of Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger's transition team in October 2003.

Fired by Los Angeles AM talk radio station KFI in 1998 after she went ballistic on Bill Cosby and his wife Camille, who had recently lost their son Ennis in a brutal murder. According to the on-air apology issued by station managers, Bruce "made various comments about Mrs. Cosby and her husband Bill Cosby that were unfounded, meanspirited, and simply inappropriate." Furthermore: "Mrs. Cosby was characterized as 'incredibly unstable, crazy, paranoid, delusional, just nuts' and the like. It was suggested that Mrs. Cosby seek therapy. We had no information about Mrs. Cosby’s mental health[...] We wish to apologize."

While they were at it, KFI managers also apologized for Bruce's allegation that Bill Cosby had fathered "multiple illegitimate children as a result of multiple extramarital affairs with white women" and also for suggesting that he had "secretly funded the criminal defense of O. J. Simpson."

[1] Interview, The O'Reilly Factor, 1 December 2003: "Well, first of all, let me say as a Democrat and as a feminist and as a progressive, and as an openly gay woman, I also have an investment in progressive politics."

Mother: (d., heart attack)
Sister: Lisa (half sister, older)
Girlfriend: Maria (ex)

    High School: (graduated at age 15)
BA Political Science, University of Southern California (2002)

    FrontPage Magazine Contributing Editor
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Friends of Katherine Harris
    National Organization for Women Los Angeles chapter president (1990-96)
    Romney for President
    Sarah PAC
    Irish Ancestry
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Marijuana, Cocaine

    The Undefeated (15-Jul-2011) · Herself

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Author of books:
The New Thought Police: Inside the Left's Assault on Free Speech and Free Minds (2001)
The Death of Right and Wrong: Exposing the Left's Assault on Our Culture and Values (2003)
The New American Revolution: Using the Power of the Individual to Save Our Nation from Extremists (2005)

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