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Hank Williams Jr. Compares Obama To Hitler, Gets Pulled From 'Monday Night Football'

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Old 10-03-2011, 05:01 PM
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Hank Williams Jr. Compares Obama To Hitler, Gets Pulled From 'Monday Night Football'

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UPDATE: ESPN has released a statement expressing their disapproval of Williams' comments, and will pull his intro from tonight's Monday Night Football telecast.

“While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result we have decided to pull the open from tonight’s telecast.”

A source at ESPN told The Huffington Post that they are still evaluating whether they will use the song in the future.
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Hank Williams Jr. Compares Obama to Hitler.- Fox & Friends - 10/3/11 - YouTube
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I just saw this too. Linked it on my fox & friends thread.
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:42 PM
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I was right about fox & friends on my other thread
ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. after he compares Obama to Hitler - Shutdown Corner - NFL*Blog - Yahoo! Sports
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Hank Williams Jr., the singer whose various videos for the hit song "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night" has served as the intro to "Monday Night Football" for 23 seasons, compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler during a Monday morning appearance on "Fox and Friends."
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It's about race. Obama hasn't don't anything to warrant such a comparison.

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