Open Thread: CNN Fires Rick Sanchez

October 1st, 2010 6:20 PM

Rick Sanchez, Former CNN Anchor | NewsBusters.orgTVNewser is reporting that Rick Sanchez has been fired by CNN. The network released a statement earlier this evening: "Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well."

On Thursday evening, the now-former CNN anchor blasted Jon Stewart as a "bigot" on Pete Dominick's radio show and indicated that Jews ran CNN and the media. He also criticized the "top brass" at CNN for supposed prejudice and went into detail about his hatred for Fox News, as NB's Matthew Balan reported earlier on Friday afternoon.

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