White House Declines Petition to Deport Justin Bieber: 'Sorry to Disappoint'

"Won't be commenting on this one," the response reads.

White House Declines Petition to Deport Justin Bieber: 'Sorry to Disappoint'
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As the petition to deport Justin Bieber reached about 275,000 signatures, almost three times more than required for an official response, the White House came back with a bit of a disappointing reply.

"Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be commenting on this one," the response reads, along with a few notes regarding immigration.

"So we'll leave it to others to comment on Mr. Bieber's case, but we're glad you care about immigration issues. Because our current system is broken. Too many employers game the system by hiring undocumented workers, and 11 million people are living in the shadows," theĀ official note further reads.

Pointing out how having a "common-sense immigration reform" is critical at the moment, the response concludes, "Not only is it the right thing to do morally, it's the right thing for our country: Independent economists say immigration reform will grow our economy and shrink our deficits by almost $1 trillion in the next 20 years. For those of you counting at home, that's 12. 5 billion concert tickets - or 100 billion copies of Mr. Bieber's debut album."

As reported, the petition demanded "to see the dangerous, reckless, destructive, and drug abusing, Justin Bieber deported and his green card revoked. He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a terrible influence on our nations youth. We the people would like to remove Justin Bieber from our society."

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    Everlong729
    I'm waiting for everyone to blame Obama...
    Lord_Elmo
    Mustaine must be angrier than ever
    MetalRock4ever
    To be honest, who actually thought this would work? I'd love it if it did work, but there's a slim chance, unless bieber is in some group, like the illumanati, otherwise, sadly, no. =/
    motorhoads666
    Deporting him back to Canada..... What were they thinking!?!?!?!?! Do it properly and deport him from the planet
    Slipknot575
    America shaped him into what he is though; created a monster.
    ne14t
    I tried to keep telling people this but they wouldn't believe me. I mean Canada as a country doesn't even have the same population as California alone. They made the monster they can keep him and his lame ass excuse of being too rich to know better.
    Random3
    Or alternatively, stop giving him all this attention and let him disappear. The only reason he is still a familiar face is because of things like this, people going out of their way to hate on him.
    KerryKing01
    Americon needs a nu persident: Kerry king! #HailToTheKerryKing!
    mnbvcxcz1234567
    No.
    KerryKing01
    Fight me.
    RU486
    It looks like we'll have to fight Kerry, WITH THE POWER OF DETHKLOK!!!!!
    Gubbeman
    Thank God the white house had enough sense to dismiss this. I don't like Bieber any more than the next guy, but trying to deport him was just ridiculous. Naming him a saftey hazard and using it as an excuse to throw him out was very far fetched, these people were making a way bigger deal out of his actions than what they were in order to feed their childish hatred. It was child-like.
    Brands99
    Whether its a joke or not, the petition got the required amount, the white house should have given it more thought at least instead of just dismissing it as if it were a silly joke
    theclassicrock
    It was a silly joke though. It shouldn't be treated otherwise just because a lot of people were in on it.
    vulcan422
    Ever heard the song Peace Sells by Megadeth? "Tell me something, it's still 'We the people', right?" My point is, this government is supposed to be run by the people, so if almost 300,000 people want Beiber deported, the white house should not write it off as "Funny joke guys, he's here to stay."
    vulcan422
    Ever heard the song Peace Sells by Megadeth? "Tell me something, it's still 'We the people', right?" My point is, this government is supposed to be run by the people, so if almost 300,000 people want Beiber deported, the white house should not write it off as "Funny joke guys, he's here to stay."
    Danjo's Guitar
    Our government is set up to stop mob mentality stuff like this from getting anywhere though. Which is good, because otherwise our country would have torn itself apart long ago.
    Migy_4575
    ugh this whole deport bieber shit is stupid in the first place, second I'm not a bebier fan i just believe deportation is stupid since this country was built by immigration and last Canada didn't make bieber the way he is we Americans did so STFU
    Megadeth2011
    I can see where you're coming from, but just because America was started by immigrants doesn't make illegal immigration cool. We have laws about it now that did not exist back then. Plus, America was built on mistreatment of natives and murder, so by your logic we should be ok with murder and treating everyone else poorly.
    MaidenisGOD89
    Once again, Obama's group of tyrants destroying America....this loser needs to be deported! **** this kid.
    Izzy-Sweet
    As comedic as this whole fiasco was, I'm a little disappointed that a quarter million people would come together for a joke against a pop star rather than getting a real issue solved. I don't know, I hate the use of the term "losing faith in humanity", but it really does apply here.
    SkepsisMetal
    It's less surprising when you consider the percentage of that number that actually, genuinely want it to happen. I'd bet it was well over 50%
    Mikethespud
    Good, making fun of him is a worn out joke that stopped being funny almost half a decade ago.
    link no1
    I had to double check your 'half a decade' claim and my God...The fact that he has actually been around that long without fading into obscurity disgusts me.
    Mikethespud
    Why? If people enjoy his music there's nothing wrong with that.
    Kueller917
    Don't know why you got so many thumbs down when there's nothing wrong with that attitude.
    Mikethespud
    Because most rock fans have the 'It sucks if it isn't rock' attitude and can't accept that people like different music from them.
    Kueller917
    He kinda has been though. Besides the occasional single I don't see him in every appearance anymore. 1D kinda took over for a bit although their hype train is dying down too.