I’ve interviewed tons of people over the years, many of them CEOs, and almost everyone has a story to tell about that major career blunder, the one that almost derailed their careers.
But there are some mistakes people make that are just too big.
Radio host Don Imus described a Rutger’s women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hos.” Yes, I’m not kidding folks.
Rev. Al Sharpton, as expected, has called for Imus to be fired. Imus has been running around saying how sorry he is and how he definitely went too far.
Did he go way to far? Should he get the axe?
NBC cancelled Imus’s radio show silmulcast on MSNBC.)
OK, so the guy’s suspended. But should be defending the right of idiots to say stupid things? Maybe. I don’t know. Maybe we’re all too sensitive to the words…but the deeds man, the deeds. People are still struggling. People are still suffering. Is it because men like Imus are ignorant? I don’t know.