Operating from his private radio studio on the 15th story of a San Francisco luxury apartment building, Michael Savage, host of the nationally syndicated "Savage Nation" talk show, is on a tear. A scandal at the Air Force Academy was in the news; several female cadets had complained of sexual harassment, including an alleged rape. Savage, leaning into the microphone, decides to blame the victim, who said she had been drinking with her male classmates and playing strip poker when the incident occurred. In Savage's opinion, that scandal and the earlier Tailhook incident involving Navy pilots, is "all part of the antimilitary strategy of the far left.
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Savage, the most successful radio host ever to emerge from the Bay Area, said his controversial comments were aimed only at the caller, and that he thought he was off the air when he said them. I have no control over that," Savage said. He got really vile with me. I meant to insult him personally, not all people with AIDS. On his Web site, www. The apology is not enough to save his show.
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The companies, which rank among the biggest American advertisers, said yesterday that the commercials were shown Saturday by mistake on the program, which is called ''The Savage Nation'' and has as its host Michael Savage, an author and radio talk-show host. Savage a weekly hourlong talk program and urged advertisers to boycott it. The groups decry provocative remarks Mr. Savage has made on the radio and in print about women, gays, third-world nations and political correctness. The advertiser lineup during ''The Savage Report,'' which ran from 5 to 6 p.
This is a beta version of NNDB. He was born Michael Weiner, and lived most of his adult life as a closeted conservative in generally liberal circles. Weiner's father was a Russian-Jewish immigrant.