Originally Posted by Hairyhandedgent
Problem with Imus is this isn't the first time he's been a jerk. He's insulted two well respected black journalists in the past calling PBS' Gwen Ifill "a cleaning lady" and William Rhoden of the New York Times "a quota hire". Link
. Dude is toast anyways ... Staples and Procter & Gamble have already pulled their advertising.
Right, but both Jackson and Sharpton have also had multiple incidents as well. I guess you could say they received their "slap on the wrist" when we all decided that neither would make a good publicly elected official!
In addition to advertisers bailing, I think I read that the President of CBS Corp publicly stated he supported Imus being fired.