Michael Okwu of NBC wonders if Rush Limbaugh's parody song has crossed the line, but it would appear that ole is Rush getting a pass. Paul Waldman and my pal David Ehrenstein were interviewed for the segment.
I did report on 04/27---that many employees at the radio stations where this aired were in an uproar over this song.
I've anonymously confirmed that stations around the country who carry the show are having concerns expressed by listeners and even their own workers of color about the Obama parody, and the ensuing controversy in the media, and that respective managements are considering ways to address the matter with as little Imus-like backlash as possible,..
A Limbaugh fan noticed there was a disclaimer added to the station she listens to and calls Rush in panic mode.
Caller: I'm in full panic mode...Rush: Why? Caller: I've heard three times today a disclaimer on 760...
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