CNN Rick Sanchez FIRED For Jon Stewart Bigot Comment

CNN Rick Sanchez FIRED For Jon Stewart Bigot Comment – Rick Sanchez is now a former day-time anchor on CNN, following comments he made about Jon Stewart radio interview. Sanchez called Stewart a bigot and said that “everybody that runs CNN is a lot like Stewart.”

The comments made by Sanchez come after Stewart made quite a few jokes about Sanchez, about more than 20 times in the last five years. Sanchez had a comment about this, saying “You watch yourself on his show every day and all they ever do is call you stupid.”

Sanchez, a Cuban- American, seems to have a problem with a lot of people from many areas, and he feels discriminated against by many people during his television career. According to Sanchez, “a lot of elite Northeast establishment liberals” viewed him as someone “who belongs in the second tier and not the top tier.”

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Calling Stewart a bigot, he changed his choice of wording to ‘prejudicial’, Pete Dominick, the interviewer, asked who was this against, Sanchez responded with “Against anybody who doesn’t agree to his point of view, which is very much a white liberal establishment point of view.”

After being told Stewart was a Jew, and a minority similar to him, Sanchez throw off the comment that Jews were a powerless minority.

“Yeah. Yeah. Very powerless people.” He let out a high-pitched laugh.

“Everybody that runs CNN is a lot like Stewart,” Mr. Sanchez said. “And a lot of people who run all the other networks are a lot like Stewart. And to imply that somehow they — the people in this country who are Jewish — are an oppressed minority? Yeah.”

CNN made this statement “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well.”

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