Friday, May 11, 2007

Now on satellite, radio jocks Opie and Anthony hit lower

This Week’s Top Scrooge - May 11, 2007


Freedom is a wonderful thing. Even the freedom to make mistakes can sometimes serve as an opportunity to learn. It’s something not to be taken for granted.

Apparently shock jocks Opie and Anthony took their freedom to make a live on-air mistake, and their company’s freedom to fire them, and pulled another bonehead move in their new jobs on satellite radio.

On Wednesday they “joked” about raping Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice — over the satellite aire waves.

Not funny. I used to think “shock jocks” was kind of a cute tag. No more. To me, shock jocks, will forever be code for radio characters “reaching for the lowest common denominator…and then going lower.”

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