CNN fired news anchor Rick Sanchez on Friday, per day following he termed Jon Stewart a bigot in a very radio display occupation interview wherever he also questioned whether or not Jews must be regarded a minority.
Sanchez, who was born in Cuba and acquired worked at CNN considering that 2004, was host in the two-hour "Rick's List" on CNN's afternoon lineup. He did a prime-time version of that display in current months, but that ended this week since the time slot is becoming filled by a brand new display featuring former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and columnist Kathleen Parker.
Stewart acquired often poked exciting of Sanchez on Comedy Central's "The Day-to-day Present," most recently for declaring within the air that his display acquired acquired a tweet from House Republican chief John Boehner. Stewart termed it a case of "send a twit a tweet."
"He's upset that someone of my ilk is virtually at his level," Sanchez said throughout a satellite radio occupation interview with Pete Dominick. Details in the occupation interview had been posted within the Mediaite web site Friday and rapidly became a subject of dialog within the media entire world.
Sanchez said that Stewart is bigoted towards "everybody else that's not like him." He said Stewart "can't relate to what I grew up with," declaring his family acquired been poor and he acquired noticed prejudice directed at his father.
Sanchez dismisses it when Dominick factors out that Stewart, who is Jewish, can be a minority.
"I'm telling you that everyone who runs CNN is a good deal like Stewart, along with a lot of people who run all of the other networks are a good deal like Stewart, and to imply that by some means they, the men and women in this region that are Jewish, are an oppressed minority?" Sanchez said, adding a sarcastic "yeah."
"I are not able to see someone not finding a career today because they are Jewish," he said.
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