more Someone should explain how satire works to Sean Hannity.
Or at the very least, that the Onion really is fake news and not worth getting worked up about.
less Fox News anchor Sean Hannity was offended by an Onion article about himself, leading some to question if he understands what satire is.
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Indeed, how can a supposed conservative or traditionalist hold such.
Yet I can not forsee Catholics or any other Christians for that matter rallying to a traditionalist Taft conservative. It is sad that a person, so in the national spotlight and an aclaimed Catholic, should betray his religion.
Hannity, with the help of the Santa Babara and Los Angeles chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union, launched a "free speech campaign" against the station and pressured the university to agree to reinstate his program.
Before becoming a prominent Fox News personality, Sean Hannity was fired from a local radio show for peddling a number of extremely disparaging smears about gay people, including the myth that gay men are prone to disease because they consume each other's feces during sex.
In his new book The Loudest Voice in the Room, New York magazine journalist Gabriel Sherman describes the start of Sean Hannity's career as a conservative radio personality, beginning with an hour-long morning call-in show at KCSB, the UC Santa Barbara college station.
The short-lived show was canceled in 1989 after Hannity made a number of extreme anti-gay remarks during a segment featuring Gene Antonio, author of the book The AIDS Cover-up? According to Sherman: In April 1989, Hannity invited the virulent anti-gay activist Gene Antonio on the air to promote his already widely discredited book, The AIDS Cover-up? A Lutheran minister without scientific training, Antonio peddled paranoid fictions about the epidemic.
He wrote that the virus could be transmitted by sneezes and mosquito bites and that the Centers for Disease Control and the American Medical Association conspired to cover up the "truth." At the opening of his hour-long interview, Hannity said: "I'm sick and tired of the media and the homosexual community preventing us from getting the true, accurate information about AIDS in this day." He went on to describe The AIDS Cover-up?