“CAIR Hails Firing of Michael Graham” from CNS, with thanks to Looney Tunes.
An Islamic civil rights group Monday praised the firing of a Washington, D.C., radio talk show host it criticized for claiming that “Islam is a terrorist organization.”
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) welcomed Michael Graham’s ouster from WMAL following his initial suspension without pay for controversial remarks against Islam.
“Just as Michael Graham has the right to hold bigoted views, so, too, does our society have the right to live free of hatred and incitement,” said CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad in a statement.
“We are saddened that Michael Graham would not take responsibility for his hate-filled words, but we do welcome WMAL’s action as a step toward reducing the level of anti-Muslim bigotry on our nation’s airwaves,” said Awad…