Skip to comments.Imus At It Again? Race Comment 'Disturbs' Sharpton
Posted on 06/23/2008 3:13:08 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Again? Race Comment 'Disturbs' Sharpton By STEVE FINK, WCBSTV.COM
NEW YORK (CBS) ― It appears "shock jock" Don Imus may not have learned his lesson following last year's "nappy-headed ho" debacle.
In an audio file of the Monday, June 23, edition of his talk radio program, "Imus In The Morning," heard in New York on WABC-AM, Imus made what some consider a questionable comment during a discussion about oft-troubled NFL player Adam "Pacman" Jones, who wants to drop his nickname.
When Imus' co-host Turner Wolf informed Imus that the suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback had been arrested a slew of times during his young career, Imus appeared to imply that Jones' race may have been a reason why.
The conversation went as follows:
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I don’t care what Imus says. I just want to know, who listens to this pathetic crap? Has anyone listed to his voice on radio? It makes one think of suicide.
Imus: “Well, there you go. Now we know.”
Involved in a night club incident is actually an upgrade for guys like him....most of the time it’s pistol shots at a strip club.
Howard Stern did an absolutely hilarious song parody on Imus set to BonJovi’s “Dead or Alive”.
I remember they chorus lyrics went something like:
I’m a fake cowboy
I wear this stupid hat
Nobody can tell
If I’m dead or alive.
Imus better, quick, kiss Sharpton’s butt. Cash money will probably help.
Its just as bad when you dont listen to his show, but are subjected to his commercials when listening to other shows...!
uh-oh...here we go again.
I stopped stopping on his show years ago, and don't intend to stop not stopping now.
This happened after Spike Lee made his Chocolate City comment. I wonder why Sharptounge isn’t going after Lee? Both comments are equally ignorant yet the Spike Lee comment is forgotten because it was never remembered in the beginning.
I am sure white NFL players have committed crimes, (can’t think of any offhand) and I think Imus was referencing black NFL players as opposed to blacks in general. Is hard to know what a man truly means sometimes. That is why it is good to be as clear and articulate as you can possibly be. Still, the double standard that seems to exist is deplorable in my humble opinion.
I don’t give a **** what Imus says. However, I really, really don’t give a **** what Sharpton says. I hope that Imus calls his bluff and issues more of whatever he was saying.
It’s the Sharpton and Imus show. ‘Ebony and Ivory, clash and smash on radio and TV’.....
No matter what Imus said, the reporter cited “Turner Wolf” as the sports caster......for crying out loud, it is Warner Wolf....if they can’t even get the names of the people correct in the discussion, why listen or read further?
Pot meet kettle.
Ohhhhhhhhhh, poor widdle Rev. Al.
Yeah, he’s disturbed alright.
Imus could have meant he was simply more likely to be arrested
because he is black and Sharpton makes a big living claiming stuff like that every day.
Just remember that they will use Imus as the precedent to go after Rush or Shaun et al at some point in the future.
We should not let the race hustlers silence anyone, even if we do not care to listen to them.
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