Savage Nation Advertisers Jump Ship After Autism Remarks

July 23, 2008

Just a few days ago, radio talk show host of Savage Nation, Michael Savage made very controversial remarks about autistic children.  Because of those remarks, many advertisers have begun to jump ship, getting away from the show....New York (ChattahBox) – Just a few days ago, radio talk show host of Savage Nation, Michael Savage made very controversial remarks about autistic children. Because of those remarks, many advertisers have begun to jump ship, getting away from the show.

The host of the show stated during his broadcast, “I’ll tell you what autism is. In 99% of the cases ,it’s a brat who hasn’t been told to cut the act out. That’s what autism is.”

He continued on the show to call people with autism “idiots” and “morons.”

This has caused quite a stir to say the least, as group ssuch as The Autism Action Network, and others want him fired and thrown off the air.

He has since defended his comments, not apologizing.

Advertisers have begun to jump ship though, as even the radio station is trying to keep its distance from him.

One of the biggest advertisers to pull out was Aflac, who spent $90 million in advertising last year.


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