So Rick Sanchez was fired from CNN, and Steve Benen highlights the following:
Postscript: Just as an aside, Josh Marshall raised a good point last night: “Rick Sanchez’s mistake was not being a Tea Party candidate. Then there wouldn’t be any problem.” That sounds about right.
No, his mistake was not sticking to shitting on Muslims or black people. You fuck with Christians and Jews and you get fired. You fuck with Muslims and blacks, you’re given an honorarium at Harvard.
And if you think I’m wrong that picking on Muslims is the route to follow, I’ll remind you all that CNN just shitcanned Octavia Nasr, a reporter with 20 years experience, for PRAISING a Muslim.