Friday, April 04, 2008
Randi Rhodes Suspended!
The below story couldn't happen to a more deserving rodent.
Air America Talker Randi Rhodes has been suspended. NY Daily News:
Air America Radio, which already has enough problems, suspended afternoon host Randi Rhodes Thursday for remarks she made during an off-the-air public event in San Francisco.
Rhodes called Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a "f------ whore," several times, in the course of a standup comedy routine built on political bits.
Her specific problem with Clinton, said Rhodes in the routine, is that she's disingenuous: "Her deal is, 'Read the fine print, a-------.' "
...Air America chairman Charlie Kireker issued a statement saying, "Air America has suspended on-air host Randi Rhodes for making inappropriate statements about prominent figures, including Senator Hillary Clinton, at a recent public appearance on behalf of Air America in San Francisco.
"Air America encourages strong opinions about public affairs but does not condone such abusive, ad hominem language by our hosts."
Kireker, a long-time Democratic party activist, has ties to the Clintons.
The suspension is "indefinite," giving Air America time to gauge public reaction. Sam Seder, who sat in for Rhodes when she was on vacation last week, also filled in today.
Rhodes was not available for comment.
Rhodes attacked Ferraro, the former vice presidential candidate [saying], “What a whore Geraldine Ferraro is, she’s such a f*****g whore.”
Rhodes calling other women "whores." I think what she said is a clear case of psychological projection.
Rhodes is representative of the New Liberal and Progressive Left. A nice bunch of folks they are, yes? We can tell they want to "heal" the country by how they demonstrate such compassion for others whose only offense is (GASP!) they don't share exactly the same political views as the Insane Liberal Clown Posse. What a bunch of Crypto-Nazis.
I knew sooner or later her big fat hateful mouth would get her in trouble.
"Indefinite suspension...", Oh, Sweet, Glorious, Orgiastic Schadenfreude!
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