Monday, March 27, 2006 | By: Dusty Taylor

Talk radio host gets the boot for using the word "coon"

He wasn't talking about raccoons..he was talking about Condi Rice and her comment about becoming the head of the NFL..

Sadly, it was a freudian slip..methinks so anyway..check this out:

"She's been chancellor of Stanford," Lenihan said on the air. "She's got the patent resume of somebody that has serious skill. She loves football. She's African-American, which would kind of be a big coon. A big coon. Oh my God. I am totally, totally, totally, totally, totally sorry for that."

He meant to say coup..a really big coup..no shit sherlock.

He got fired..from BOTH his jobs.. His day job axed his ass as well..poor guy..

The "Greaseman" is mentioned as well..I listened to that dipshit for years when I lived in uppper VA. The line I will remember him for is this: Its MLK day..damn, if we shoot four more can we get a week off?"..he didn't get fired for that one..I damn near rear-ended the car in front of me on the beltway when I heard him say it.

The link to the article is here.

5 people gave us their .02 cents:

Seamus said...

I could never abide the "Greaseman" - just couldn't!

Bruce said...

This got a lot of play in CardinalNation, since KTRS is the new home for the team. Linehan was fired as a pre-emptive strike, IMO, in order to avoid any further reprocussions down the road.

Ms. M said...

That sucks. The guy accidentally makes a faux pas and gets the axe, but some other butt reaming hater intentionally says something racist and no one says a thing. Gotta love this fucked up country I guess. Just hate the fuckers like Greaseman who say racist shit like he did. Lenihan should be reinstated for his accident. WTF???

Sonicrusk said...

Unfortunate accident.

I try to stay away from talk radio myself. It poisons your mind after a while.

Drew said...

Coons?? When racoons tried getting on our back porch, Mama just chased them off with a broom.