"...i know i'm a journalist, and i should be objective...but she is an ignorant discrace and she makes me sick to my stomach," E! News anchor and managing editor Giuliana Rancic wrote on her Twitter page at 10:01 a.m. EDT today. Rancic of course was referring to Carrie Prejean, who in the interview portion of the Miss USA contest on Sunday evening gave a defense of traditional marriage that riled openly gay contest judge and gossip blogger Perez Hilton.

Rancic later clarified her earlier remarks in a Tweet a few minutes later:

sorry i wasn't clear...i was referring to miss california as a disgrace. life is short. everyone deserves to love & be loved.

The E! network journalist appears to be cribbing from that great philosopher Miley Cyrus, who on April 20 declared: