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Goodbye, Rick Sanchez

Given last week's story that CNN's Rick Sanchez had gone more-than-somewhat off-script in an interview on satellite radio, today's news is not all-that-surprising:
Sanchez called out Comedy Central host Jon Stewart as a "bigot" for mocking him, and complained that Jews — like Stewart — don't face discrimination. He also suggested that CNN, and perhaps the media industry more broadly, is run by Jews and elitists who look down on Hispanics like himself.

Clearly, those comments didn't sit well with the network, which put out a terse statement around 6 p.m. Friday.

"Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company," the CNN statement read. "We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well."
Well, what do you expect when you make veiled inappropriate references to entire races/religions.

You can check out the audio for the interview here.

Sadly, Sanchez will likely be remembered for this: