Critics call for boycott over Savage autism rant

By David Edwards
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:00 EDT
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CNN’s Alina Cho interviewed parents and advocates for autistic children who want Michael Savage fired or boycotted for remarks he made on his radio show. Savage had said that autism was “A fraud, a racket. … In 99 percent of the cases, it’s a brat who hasn’t been told to cut the act out.”

Media Matter has more details on Michael Savage’s autism remarks here.

This video is from CNN.com, broadcast July 22, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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