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CNN’s Rick Sanchez fired after explosive interview on satellite radio

By Lisa de Moraes

Saturday, October 2, 2010

CNN fired Rick Sanchez on Friday afternoon in response to a radio interview on a SiriusXM radio show during which Sanchez called Comedy Central late-night host Jon Stewart a “bigot” and implied that the media as a whole are controlled by Jews…

…as a useful idiot:

….Rick Sanchez:…how can you get a volcano in Iceland? Isn’t it too, too, when you, when you think of a volcano you think of like Hawaii and long words like that. You don’t think of Iceland. You think it’s too cold to have a volcano there…

(via Wonkette)

A commenter at Wonkette:

At least CNN hasn’t lost a journalist.

He should fit right in.