Whoopi Goldberg is a lot of things. She is an apologist for child rapist Roman Polanski (“it wasn’t rape rape”). She is a supporter of Hamas. She is a person who plays fast-and-loose with facts (see here, here, and here).
But we’re not quite sure we’d agree that Goldberg is a “National Treasure.” Many tweeters seem to feel the same way:
Did NBC just refer to Whoopi Goldberg as a "National Treasure"?!?!? Really? Whoopi? The pride of the U.S.A.? Mmmmmmkay.
— Johnny Kelley (@ImJohnnyKelley) November 22, 2012
Ok…now they just called Whoopi Goldberg a "national treasure", thus devaluing the phrase "national treasure" #MacysLiveTweet
— Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) November 22, 2012
Whoopi Goldberg? National treasure? Those words do not mean what you think it means.
— Marty Day (@martyfnday) November 22, 2012