CNN has canned Rick Sanchez after the “Rick’s List” host unleashed a verbal barrage against Jon Stewart’s “bigotry,” Jews in the media, and the institutional racism he says he experienced in the newsroom. Guess what part of the rant the media is going to leave out? —JCL
Click on the link below to listen to the Sirius XM radio interview that led to Sanchez’s firing:
Los Angeles Times:
CNN fired newscaster Rick Sanchez on Friday, a day after he called Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” a “bigot” and suggested that Jews run CNN and “all the other” networks.
The host of “Rick’s List” made the comments Thursday during an interview on the satellite radio show “Stand Up! With Pete Dominick.” Sanchez complained that Stewart was prejudiced against those who disagree with his “white liberal establishment point of view” and scoffed at the idea that Jews were “an oppressed minority.”
“We thank Rick for his years of service,” CNN said in a statement Friday. “And we wish him well.”