Skip to comments.State Sen. Leland Yee Launches Boycott of Rush Limbaugh Advertisers
Posted on 01/26/2011 6:53:44 AM PST by kristinn
State Sen. Leland Yee is going after another right-wing heavyweight, this time launching a boycott of any companies that advertise on Rush Limbaugh's radio show.
Yee, a Democrat who represents northern San Mateo County and western San Francisco, began reaching out Tuesday to dozens of civil rights organizations to ask them to condemn Limbaugh.
His staff has compiled a list of the show's sponsors and, with the help of the community groups, will begin putting pressure on them to pull their advertisements from the show. Yee also wants people to stop patronizing the show's advertisers and has launched an online petition for residents to join the boycott.
Yee decided to initiate the protest after Limbaugh "mocked the Chinese language and culture" during his Jan. 19 radio program and refused to apologize.
"I think this is very damaging for children (to hear that) Rush Limbaugh thinks it's OK to make fun of another language or make fun of those individuals who may speak another language," Yee said.
Yee said he's simply looking for an apology, which he hopes will start Limbaugh down a road toward "internal reflection" about his actions.
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Yeah, that’ll work out well..............
I, too, am fearful of 6 year olds that tune into Rush Limbaugh daily.
Hey Leland! Bite me.
Guess he'll be boycotting me too.
HO HUM, history repeats itself.
In 1994 the National Organization of Women organized a boycott against orange juice when the Florida Citrus Commission decided to advertise on conservative Rush Limbaughs talk show.
Limbaugh supporters countered by increasing their purchases of orange juice.
The boycott was a FLAT FAILURE.
If Rush’s 20 million listeners do the same for the products of every boycott launched by people like these, the results will be the same.
Attn: COMRADE LEE
Please forward that list to me.
Those companies will then be placed at the top of my list of .. who to BUY FROM!!!!
Yee said he’s simply looking for an apology, which he hopes will start Limbaugh down a road toward “internal reflection” about his actions.
Well, try holding your breath, action will follow. Oh BTW how are you coming on solving CA’s budget problems? I thought so!
Add the clueless Yee to the stack of bones that the EIB juggernaut has rolled over in the past 20+ years. Rush revived AM radio when it was almost dead, and sponsors know where they can get the most bang for their buck.
Rush need not worry. He doesn’t have many advertisers that sell drugs, condoms, and abortion advice.
Rush Hour Too
I would like a list of Rush's advertisers. I do not listen to all three hours every day so I do not know all of them. If I had a list then I could buy from even more of them.
My version of a reverse boycott.
Battle between the “Rush is god” crowd and the Rush sucks” folks starting in 3...2...1...
Oh Boy. Another dirty little pervert San Fran Liberal
coorie beast, launches another “boycott”, only to find himself looking like the effete boob that he is, as his hissy fitting efforts turn out to be as worthless as the boycott on Arizona....Business increased.
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