Most Twitter users were outraged by The Onion’s tweet calling Quvenzhané Wallis the C-word. But a small number of tweeters defended and/or rationalized The Onion’s tasteless joke:

Talk about missing the point.


Tasteless: The Onion calls 9-year old actress Quvenzhané Wallis a c**t; Update: Tweet is deleted

If you can’t say Quvenzhané Wallis’ name, you’re probably a disrespectful racist

The Onion crosses the line with pathetic, unfunny Chris Kyle ‘humor’

Shameful: The Onion reports John McCain’s onstage ‘suicide’ as breaking news