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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Savage’

SNL Takes on House Republicans

Although Alec Baldwin hosted on Saturday – this opening sketch featured Dan Akroyd as Congressman John Boehner.

“As Republicans, we don’t have to agree on everything. You like Rush, Eric here likes Sean – someone else can like Michael Savage – we’re a big tent party. But at the end of the day, we stick together – that’s why we’re on such a political hot streak.”

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Does MSNBC Have A Double Standard For Imus?

imus_honky_nuts_album.jpgHe got two weeks. Still, that’s what some are wondering after the network waited nearly a week to suspend Imus for comments he made about the Rutgers women’s basketball team.

In 2003, MSNBC moved swiftly to fire host Michael Savage for homophobic comments, calling the decision at that time an “easy one.”

According to Media Matters, MSNBC fired Savage on July 7, 2003 after he referred to an unidentified caller as a “sodomite,” and saying the caller should “get AIDS and die.”