I'm sure the leaders of UNC are hoping that America's backlash against anti-women extremism will fade as time goes by. And they certainly don't want to upset the budget writers in the General Assembly by severing their relationship rightwing radio stations. And so we are left with a flagship university that has sold its soul to the likes of Rush Limbaugh and Glen Beck.
ProFlowers said Sunday on its Facebook page that it has suspended advertising on Limbaugh's program because his comments about Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke "went beyond political discourse to a personal attack and do not reflect our values as a company."
The six other advertisers that say they have pulled ads from his show are mortgage lender Quicken Loans, mattress retailers Sleep Train and Sleep Number, software maker Citrix Systems Inc., online data backup service provider Carbonite and online legal document services company LegalZoom.
I know what you're thinking. Nothing's going to change, so why bother trying? UNC isn't going to rock any boats by cutting ties with rightwing hate. Nothing to see here. Move on.
Except there is something to see here - and what there is to see is disgusting. The oldest public university in America is supporting a vast network of hate-profiteers by allowing Tarheel Sports to be broadcast by stations like WRDU 106.1
You can contact Chancellor Thorp here.
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