Saturday, August 26, 2006

Limbaugh handicapped races in new Survivor series, suggested "African-American tribe" worst swimmers, Hispanics "will do things other people won't do"

Media Matters goes after Rush...

On the August 23 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio program, Rush Limbaugh suggested that the competition in a new season of CBS' reality TV program Survivor, in which contestants are reportedly divided into competing "tribes" by ethnicity, "is not going to be fair if there's a lot of water events." In support of this assertion, he cited a March 2 HealthDay article reporting that "young blacks -- especially males -- are much more likely to drown in pools than whites." Listen to Rush's audio HERE.

Interesting observation, at no time do they accuse Rush of lying. They should be upset with CBS for coming up with this bizarre concept. I mean really, who thought this was a good idea?

NYC OFFICIALS VS SURVIVOR
Survivor," this time featuring teams divided by race, enraged city officials are saying it promotes divisiveness and are calling for the network to reconsider.
Yahoo

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