On MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Olbermann talked about women’s issues in the midterm elections.
He said Vince McMahon is fed up with “misleading and malicious attacks” on WWE. “Presumably it’s where one can stand up for his right to order a female performer to get on all fours and bark like a dog.”
They then showed a clip of the infamous Vince McMahon-Trish Stratus skit. He then showed Linda McMahon defending the segment in an ABC interview.
When asked if she would stop such negative portrayals of women, Linda said she believes in First Amendment rights. Linda said that people shouldn’t have a problem with it because they choose to watch the show.
And, of course, here is the segment in question, from Raw in February 2001: