#1 anchor back on the air after suspension for calling Rachel Maddow an 'angry young man11-15-2012, 10:04 PM
A Fox news anchor was back on the air Tuesday night following a 2-day suspension for calling MSNBC host Rachel Maddow an "angry young man" on Facebook.
Tricia Macke, an anchor for Ohio's Fox 19, took to her personal Facebook page last month to rant against the cable news personality, writing "Rachel Maddow is such an angry young man" on Oct. 12.
She was quickly criticized by her Facebook followers, who compared the comment to making racist jokes.
"I am sorry," Macke wrote to one such fan. "I should have said antagonistic."
Commenters then took issue with the fact that the anchor did not acknowledge that her choice of words in calling Maddow a "man" was offensive.
"I knew what I was saying," Macke responded.
The exchange, which was since removed from her Facebook page, was captured in screengrabs posted by GLAAD, which launched a petition in partnership with Equality Ohio calling on Fox 19 to condemn Macke's remark.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertain...#ixzz2CLKu1bfc
"Why must you be such an angry young man
When your future looks quite bright to me
How can there be such a sinister plan
That could hide such a lamb, such a caring young man
You're fooling yourself if you don't believe it
You're kidding yourself if you don't believe it
Get up, get back on your feet
You're the one they can't beat and you know it
Come on, let's see what you've got
Just take your best shot and don't blow it"
11-15-2012, 10:13 PM
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Holy shit! Calling Maddow an "angry young man" is now RACIST?!?!?!
BWAAAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAAAHHHHHAAA!!Olde-style, states' rights conservative. Ask if this concept confuses you.
11-15-2012, 11:46 PM
11-15-2012, 11:48 PM
Wait...What... you mean madcow is not a man!!!??
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11-16-2012, 01:44 AM
I'm getting a little annoyed that they keep calling these people Fox News anchors. They are no more Fox News anchors as Jim Gardner is an anchor for ABC News.The Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
11-16-2012, 10:47 AM
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Wait...you mean Maddow isn't a man?
11-16-2012, 12:05 PM
11-16-2012, 12:12 PM
I thought Madcow was a lesbian.....wouldn't calling it a man be a compliment?Solve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
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11-16-2012, 04:25 PM
I'm kind of tired of watching employers punish employees for free speech that occurs outside of the job.
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