Skip to comments.ESPN yanks Hank for comparing Obama to Hitler
Posted on 10/03/2011 3:23:34 PM PDT by Nachum
Hank Williams, Jr., the voice famous for asking millions of football fans whether theyre ready for some football, has been pulled from tonights broadcast of Monday Night Football over a comment he made on Fox News this morning.
Williams, who sings the lead-in song to the game each week, criticized the president for his golf summit with House Speaker John Boehner this summer.
It would be like Hitler playing golf with (Israeli leader) Benjamin Netanyahu, Williams told Fox & Friends.
USA Today, among others, picked up the quote, speculating on whether the comparison would get Williams booted from the broadcast .
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gonna run out of people to yank, eventually.
Won’t be the same without Hank’s song....
Some people just hate when the truth is spoken.
More like Netanyahu playing golf with Arafat.
ESPN is a PC scaredy cat company, like most of the rest of them.
So, ole’ Hank won’t be playing the White House until 2013.
Well I’m going to yank espn.
SO much for FREE SPEECH. And sports are controlled as a big money-making scheme. So Who’s controlling ESPN?
Put MNF back on the network. We can do without a reality show on Monday night.
And the lawsuit, too; that oughta be a hoot.
Are they going to yank idiots like Kenny Maine for making violent statements about Palin? ESPN has a massive double standard and punishes anyone who is critical of Obama.
Guess we’ll never know the names of the cowards that took the decision to fire him.
” It`s a family tradition “?
a fast and furious response
I listened to the quote. I don’t think he compared Obama to Hitler anymore than he compared Boehner to Netanyahu. In fact, it could be the other way around. Who knows?
If a similar remark had been made about Bush there would be no consequence.
“Entertainers who engage in political commentary must be willing to deal with the consequences.”
how do you know he’s not?
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