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youthere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-13-07 09:02 AM
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37. It's not about "allowing" or "disallowing" someone on the air...
it's about holding them accountable for unacceptable slurs. What was Imus'point in the comment he made? That the Rutgers team was tough (I'm not really sure) ? Couldn't he have said "Wow!Those girls are one tough team!" Instead he chose a racial slur to make his point and THAT is what was so unacceptable. If he had called them a "tough team" how many people would happily today never know who Don Imus was?

I'm not "out to get" any broadcaster (although, I gotta' admit seeing Limbaugh get the ax would give me a fuzzy warm feeling). There are ways to make your point without being insulting and offensive. If you disagree with me, tell me why. Don't just call me names.

And incidentally, Limbaugh and Beck seem to be the most singled out on this forum but we all know (whether we want to admit it or not)it's not just the conservatives, there are plenty of left leaning radio and talk hosts that walk some pretty thin ice too.
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