ESPN boots Hank Williams from MNF for 'Obama like Hitler' remark

Rick Moran
Williams made the analogy on Fox and Friends early yesterday and ABC was quick to respond: Says ESPN, in a statement: "While Hank Williams Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize he is closely linked to our company through the opening to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result have decided to pull the open from tonight's telecast." Williams, perhaps best known for his "are you ready for some football?" lead-in to ESPN's Monday Night Football, Monday compared this summer's so-called golf summit between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner as "one of the biggest political mistakes ever." As Williams put it on Fox News' Fox & Friends: "It would be like Hitler playing golf with (Israeli leader) Benjamin Netanyahu." When asked on Fox to explain his analogy, Williams said Obama and Vice President Biden are "the enemy." No matter how you want to slice it, Williams clearly played the Adolf card when describing Obama. This is the problem...(Read Full Post)

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