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Old 10-30-2008, 02:32 PM   #5
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Well, Brand's now resigned from the BBC, and it's causing a major scandal over here.

The Boss of Radio 2 has now resigned as a result - story

Many people are taking issue with that fact that the complaints aren't from regular listeners to the show - but that shouldn't matter - they clearly crossed the line, and have offended and distressed many people in the name of 'comedy'.

The second most important issue here, I feel is that it was done with license fee money - which is often a sticking point in the first place, and many people don't like having to pay millions in wages for these 'cutting edge comedians' as they're called.

EDIT: We do have relevant harassment laws, but Mr. Sachs' family has yet to decide whether to press charges.
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