Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Homophobic radio host Michael Savage dropped from radio network

Clarion Ledger reports:
The Super Talk Mississippi radio network has canceled The Savage Nation because of comments syndicated host Michael Savage made about autistic children last week. Steve Davenport, president and CEO of Super Talk's parent company Telesouth Communications, confirmed The Savage Nation had been dropped from the network's lineup as of Monday. "It was just horrible what he said," Davenport said Monday. "When you talk about people in politics, business people, that's one thing. But when you talk about defenseless children, that's another." Savage, a controversial conservative commentator, said during the July 16 broadcast of his show that autism is a "fraud, a racket." READ MORE