Randi Rhodes—an afternoon host for the progressive Air America radio network, not that Randy Rhoads—was suspended Thursday after repeatedly insulting Senator Hillary Clinton at an event last month.
Rhodes—who for all her fabulousness as a smart-ass broad well-versed in politics, women's issues and news at large—has long earned herself a reputation for being, well, a little tough to get along with if you don't see eye-to-eye. Her disses on Clinton include likening the senator to a prostitute—remarks made at an event sponsored by KKGN, the Air America affiliate in the San Francisco area, on March 22.
Video footage of the tear were quickly uploaded to YouTube Tuesday, which led to the inevitable blogger backlash and subsequent "indefinite suspension" of Rhodes' weekday 3-6 p.m. talk show on Air America. Meow.
[Originally posted at playgirl.com/blog]