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The Errington Thompson Show 1-17-09

I start off the show with a high five for pilot Chesley Sullenberger and his crew. Bush has a press conference and an 13-minute primetime self-congratulatory chat with the American public (barf bag please). Bradley Schlozman (what a great name), former head of the Civil Rights office, has been found to have violated civil rights law. With luck, Eric Holder will follow up on this. We tortured Mohammed al-Qahtani. Susan Crawford gave an interview to WaPo (story written by Bob Woodward, so it must be true 🙂 ), basically saying that she wouldn’t prosecute because he was tortured. This is a problem. In the Dare

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Imus is fired from CBS

Okay, now what?  I’m still not sure why Imus got caught in the crosshairs.  There are several radio dudes who are potty mouths but they don’t make $10 million per year.  Update I (from media matters): As I mentioned before, Imus has a long history of racist comments.  Sooner or later, you have to look in the mirror and say that I’m not a good person if I continue to say these things.  This was not a rare occurrence – Imus called women’s basketball team “nappy-headed hos” http://mediamatters.org/items/200704040011 On the April 4 edition of MSNBC’s Imus in the Morning, host Don

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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