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Michael Savadge was bannen from England!!!!!!!!!!!! Answered

Opinions on Michael Savadge being banned from England.......................... neither of us are huge fans of obma either....

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Kiteman

9 years ago

From his site:

In the wake of scandal over personal use of taxpayer funds and her controversial ban of talk-radio host Michael Savage, British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith will resign ...

The ban caused no scandal or controversy in the UK. It barely hit the news (Savage was mentioned in passing as ...and an American "shock jock"...). Since he is unknown over here, we don't really care that he is banned. In fact, most people only know he exists because of the ban.

His main concern seems to be home-grown; He told BBC Radio 5 Live's Victoria Derbyshire that his views had been taken out of context and he questioned how the Home Office could have acquired quotes from his programme without assistance from the US.

As if only government organisations have the power to send audio clips outside US borders?

The editorialising on his site certainly seems to me to be inciting racial and religious hatred (both of which are criminal offenses in the UK), and exploiting that to attack his own country's elected leader.

(He also seems to think that he has copyright over verbal remarks...?)

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Kitemanlemonie

Reply 9 years ago

I had to google him, which wasn't easy when the OP spelled his name wrong.

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KitemanZaphod Beeblebrox

Reply 9 years ago

What insult? To point out that you mis-spelled somebody's name? What has age got to do with it?

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Zaphod BeeblebroxKiteman

Reply 9 years ago

Wheather you've heard of him or not I listen to him ALL of the time and he has some funny stories.

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caitlinsdad

9 years ago

And from this side of the pond... Never heard of the guy until I looked him up. He's one of the dime-a-dozen right/left/whatever commentators that happens to have a radio or TV show whose job is just to rile the public for ratings. I've got better things to do.

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NachoMahmacaitlinsdad

Reply 9 years ago

. I'm in the same boat, but, judging by comments by you and others, I think I won't even bother to look him up.