Skip to comments.Air America Host Randi Rhodes Mugged (few teeth knocked out)
Posted on 10/16/2007 7:01:33 AM PDT by dennisw
Air America Host Randi Rhodes Mugged
By Rogers Cadenhead
Watching the Watchers
Air America Radio host Randi Rhodes was mugged near her Manhattan apartment Sunday night, losing several teeth in a brutal attack that has knocked her off the air while she recuperates, fellow host Jon Elliott announced on his show early Tuesday morning.
"It is with sadness that tonight I inform you that my Air America colleague Randi Rhodes was assaulted last night while walking her dog near her New York City home," Elliott told his listeners this morning on Air America.
The attack took place near the corner of 39th Street and Park Avenue, Elliot said.
Because Rhodes was wearing a jogging suit and had neither a purse nor jewelry, Elliott speculated that "this does not appear to me to be a standard grab the money and run mugging."
"Is this an attempt by the right wing hate machine to silence one of our own?" he asked on the air. "Are we threatening them? Are they afraid that we're winning? Are they trying to silence intimidate us?"
Rhodes has been with Air America Radio since it launched in 2004, becoming a mainstay of the national liberal radio network. Her show airs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern weekdays. Lionel filled in for her show Monday afternoon, but no announcement was made of the reason.
An Air America representative confirmed Tuesday morning that Rhodes was mugged. Calls have been made to Rhodes and the New York City police department's press office, and as more details become available they'll be reported here.
Another raging lunatic leftist mugged by reality.
If we had only had more understanding, more outreach, more social service funding for the muggers, thieves and rapists, why, there’s no telling etc, etc...
Why did they pull this thread before?
Yikes! I guess liberals get mugged too. Having your teeth knocked out takes quite a hit, the assault must have been pretty bad. I hope she recuperates well.
Def was a right wing hit/hate squad after her!!!!! Katy bar the doors!!!!
Black helicopter time for the lefties
this one will get pulled too...:)..(busy morning for the Admin..*s*)
I feel horrible for her. What a horrific way to end the day. The fact that her “friends” are trying to politically exploit a crime is very sad. I pray for her speedy recovery.
Why did they pull this thread before?
Was from Democrap underground
Definition of a Republican is a Democrat that’s been mugged. We’ll see.
A conservative is a liberal who has been....... Naah?
Does anyone know what Randi Rhodes looks like? I mean being on AAR is not like being a celebrity or anything.
Now we know her politics will literally “have no teeth”.
Seriously, I hope she recovers. Wouldn’t wish a mugging on anyone.
It must have been Richard Mellon Scaiffe, needing to bring down the non existent popularity numbers for Air America so he could get a better return on his Halliburton stock....
*rolling eyes at the stupidity of leftists*
Now is the time to really try and understand why the mugger didn’t like Ms. Rhodes. Did I spell that right? It doesn’t matter because it’s right to me. Anyway - perhaps Ms. Rhodes has lost her moral authority and has caused this mugger to dislike her. I hope she doesn’t respond in the wrong way and call the police or anything. If she does, all the other muggers won’t like her any more.
Randi Rhodes is likely to become a conservative.
“Is this an attempt by the right wing hate machine to silence one of our own?” he asked on the air. “Are we threatening them? Are they afraid that we’re winning? Are they trying to silence intimidate us?”
Oh give me a break. I could not listed to your lies if I wanted to. There is not a radio station that carries her tripe in PA.
I wasn’t aware that it had been pulled before.
I guess I need another cup of coffee!
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