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Mike Rosen slams David Sirota for distorting his "satirical" mosque-destruction comment

Last week, AM 760's David Sirota circulated a comment made by KOA's Mike Rosen during a debate, in which the latter appeared to call for hijackers to crash a plane into a proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero -- a bon mot that later prompted MSNBC's Keith Olbermann to brand Rosen the worst person in the world. But Rosen says the remark was meant as satire and blasts his Clear Channel colleague for distorting it into an Internet frenzy.
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