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I cannot believe it. Carbonite is now advertising on the Daily Kos!

The following is my email to the Carbonite company. . .

"You're now advertising on the DailyKos web site when you have not removed your advertising from the Glenn Beck show yet> Have you lost your mind? You are advertising to a very INFORMED group. We KNOW the hatred and bigotry spilled by the lips of Glenn Beck and, I think I am safe in speaking for this group, we want none of it. Furthermore, NONE of us will be purchasing your product until you withdraw your advertising from the Glenn Beck hatred hour.

The first email I sent was kind in asking you to stop advertising there but now I must confess that I think your company is filled with a bunch of jackasses to continue to advertise on that show after you have been made aware of the insulting and extremely dangerous manner of Glenn Beck."

I hope each and every one of you will also send an email to the corporate big heads. I suggest you be kinder than my latest volley.

In a related story, I noticed that usually dick headed Jowe Scarborough, this morning, also denounced the dangerous content of Glenn Becks show, even extolling Republicans to denounce the hate speech. And, in agreement, Mika piped in that Glenn had told her to shut-up on several occasions and, as she put it, "is no gentleman".

Maybe the tide is turning. Don't let up!

Originally posted to matador on Tue Sep 22, 2009 at 07:29 AM PDT.

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