WOR radio in NYC features an evening program "WOR Tonight with Joe Concha and Lis Wiehl."
This evening around six Concha was discussing Volodymyr Zelensky's recent election victory. Concha said he'd be playing some campaign ads by Zelensky. In fact Concha played snippets from the film Borat. In one snip, Borat talks about the village rapist. In another clip, Borat announces that his sister is the country's fourth best prostitute. You can hear this racist filth at around the 12 minute mark in the audio linked above.
And that was how a serious news program on an historic NYC radio station addressed the recent presidential election in Ukraine. By mocking Ukrainians as rapists and prostitutes.
I discuss Borat in my book, Bieganski The Brute Polak Stereotype.
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