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CNN: Fire Erickson, or We'll Boycott

The first presidential debate is just two days away—and it's a huge opportunity for all of us to send a strong message to CNN: Condoning sexism is bad for business.

CNN has remained silent since Erickson's outrageous comments referring to the first night of the Democratic National Convention as the "The Vagina Monologues" Almost unbelievable, considering this was nowhere near his first offense. From defending Rush Limbaugh when he called a Georgetown graduate student a "slut," to accusing women in the Obama administration of pushing American intervention in Libya "like women drivers" with "no plan," "no map," and "no shopping list." (seriously.)

So it's time to remind CNN we haven't forgotten Erickson's unforgivable comments. This Wednesday night, the first presidential debate will be shown on live television. And CNN is desperate for ratings as it struggles with competition from other networks. We're mobilizing Ultraviolet membership to boycott CNN during the first presidential debate if Erickson isn't fired before Wednesday. Will you join us?

Our message to CNN:

"Erick Erickson's history of sexist comments is unacceptable. Fire him before Wednesday's presidential debate, or we will be watching the debate on another channel."