Don Imus (1940-2019)

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Don Imus (1940-2019)

#1 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:54 pm


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#2 Post by bearcuborg » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:14 pm

Looks like Stern got his wish...to still be on the air when he dies.

I can’t say I know much about Imus apart from his Rutgers comment, and Stern related moments-but it seems like he ran a pretty nice charity.

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#4 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:33 pm

A sad day for casual racism. :cry:

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#5 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:12 pm

The Elegant Dandy Fop wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:33 pm
A sad day for casual racism. :cry:
Perfect response.

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#7 Post by domino harvey » Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:58 pm

God as my witness, I did not realize the Huffington Post still exists

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#8 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:03 pm

Like Mother Jones (whose namesake is rolling in her grave) and Daily Kos, it's another "lefty" outlet that's been made entirely irrelevant by the emergence of an actual U.S. left wing. All they have anymore is stuff like this

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#9 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:00 am

bearcuborg wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:14 pm
Looks like Stern got his wish...to still be on the air when he dies.
He retired last year

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#10 Post by mfunk9786 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:39 am

He's talking about Stern, not Imus. Stern is still on the air.

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#11 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:12 pm

Ah I get it. I think they both buried the hatchet recently, per Stern's whole old-age maturity now.

The Rutgers comment is his legacy now, not helped much by the fact people like Laura Ingraham (who I remember on his MSNBC bashing Clinton constantly) eulogized him on Twitter last night.

I've said it elsewhere here but I was a fan of his MSNBC show. A crotchety old guy making fun of the news, as someone who was a crank in the morning and thought 8 AM was way too early to start school, was better television to wake up to than Today or Good Morning America. It was doubly fascinating to see how a radio show worked.

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