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Sharpton to Meet with FCC About Chimp Cartoon


Updated 1:20 PM EST, Tue, Feb 24, 2009

Rev. Al Sharpton said the Federal Communications Commission has agreed to a meeting Wednesday in Washington with him and other critics of the New York Post's chimpanzee cartoon.

The protests over last week's cartoon will continue, said Sharpton and other African-American leaders.

It only took Australian media tycoon Rupert Murdoch a week to realize that the chimp cartoon that ran in his most beloved paper left a lot of people seriously riled.

Murdoch finally broke his silence earlier today on the cartoon that showed a dead chimp with two fresh bullet holes as one cop says to another, "Now they'll have to find someone else to write the next stimulus bill."

A statement in today's Post reads:

As the Chairman of the New York Post, I am ultimately responsible for what is printed in its pages. The buck stops with m

Added: Feb-24-2009 Occurred On: Feb-24-2009
By: menderman
Tags: politics, bailout, stimulus, obama, taxes, menderman
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