In case anyone was wondering just how far right the popular right-wing radio shows and personalities have gone, this is an indication. Savage is wildly popular, pulling in probably over 10 million listeners a week.
Michael Savage, Fred Phelps banned from entering Britain
LONDON (AFP) – …“I think it’s important that people understand the sorts of values and sorts of standards that we have here, the fact that it’s a privilege to come and the sort of things that mean you won’t be welcome in this country,” [Home Secretary Jacqui Smith] said.
“If you can’t live by the rules that we live by … we should exclude you from this country and, what’s more, now we will make public those people that we have excluded,” she told the GMTV broadcaster.
Between October and April the Home Office excluded 22 people for “fostering extremism or hatred” included preachers Abdullah Qadri Al Ahdal, Yunis Al Astal and Amir Siddique, said a Home Office statement.
Hamas MP Yunis Al-Astal, Jewish extremist Mike Guzovsky, former Ku Klux Klan leader Stephen Donald Black and neo-Nazi Erich Gliebe are also on the list, as is controversial radio host Michael Alan Weiner, also known as Michael Savage.
..okay, boys, cue Weiner exhorting the courage of Geert Wilders…