Thursday, October 04, 2007

Clear Channel Disses Veteran

VoteVets wanted to air an ad against conservative blowhard Rush Limbaugh in Florida. But Clear Channel refused the ad, Think Progress reports.

Rush Limbaugh’s hometown radio station that broadcasts his show — WJNO AM in Palm Beach, Florida — has refused to air a VoteVets ad by Brian McGough, the Iraq war veteran who was compared by Limbaugh to a suicide bomber.

John Hunt, the vice president/market manager for Clear Channel in Palm Beach, wrote a letter yesterday explaining his station’s decision not air McGough’s ad. Hunt’s rationale was not that the ad was inaccurate or that it posed legal issues, but rather, the ad presented information that “would conflict with the listeners who have chosen to listen to Rush Limbaugh.”

Well, here's the phone number to WJNO. Call and express your outrage at 561.616.660; or write directly to Mr. Hunt at

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