Lady Gaga's new music video "Telephone" hit the Internet like a ton of bricks Friday. Unsurprisingly, social conservatives are less than thrilled with the flesh-baring, violence-hawking, girl-on-girl extravaganza. Fox contributor and Culture Campaign head Sandy Rios is aghast at being asked to "speculate over whether [Lady Gaga] has a male member or not and whether it's been cut off," she's equally outraged by the rest of the video, calling it "poison for the minds of our kids." Asked if what Lady Gaga is doing is all that different from Madonna's stunts, she replies, "I don't know if Madonna ever did a video where she mass murdered anyone." Have a look:
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