CHICAGO - WIND AM 560 management took radio talk show host Joe Walsh off the air mid-broadcast Thursday night when the former congressman turned the show's conversation to racial slurs, sparked by the blowup over the Washington Redskins' team logo and mascot. The U.S. Patent Office has canceled the team's trademark earlier in the day.
Thursday night, Walsh tweeted the developments in real time -
And Walsh's most provocative tweet revealing some of the terms he used on the air that drew management's ire:
Walsh reviews the evening's timeline and what his audience can expect:
Stay tuned. Walsh fans are calling The Answer General Manager Jeff Reisman at (847) 437-5200 and requesting that Joe be put back on the air.