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Monday August 24, 2009 5:28 pm

Nearly Three Dozen Sponsors Boycott Glenn Beck

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Cable, News, Video,

Listen up, . President Obama may or may not have a “deep-seated hatred for white people,” but advertisers apparently have a deep-seated disliking for you.

Nearly one month after telling the crew at Fox & Friends that Obama was “a racist,” the backlash for the FOX News commentator keeps coming. In total, 33 advertisers -  including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., CVS Caremark, Clorox and Sprint - have now asked to be distanced from the show.

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While most companies have simply redirected their plugs to other hours of the day, UPS Stores has temporarily stopped airing ads on the channel altogether.

Although it’s unclear what effect this may have on the program, it’s doubtful anything will change. Beck still remains a strong ratings force for the network.



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