MBA Wants AG Ruling On Candidate's Qualification
April 2, 2010 at 4:29 AM (PT)
The MISSOURI BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION has asked the Attorney General of MISSOURI for a ruling on whether a controversial candidate for Senate is "legally qualified" and thus entitled to have his spots aired unedited on the radio.
White supremacist GLENN MILLER's spots, including racist and anti-Semitic comments, aired this week on ENTERCOM Talk KMBZ-A and Country WDAF/KANSAS CITY, and the stations said that they had to air the spots because MILLER, a write-in candidate, qualified under federal law.
The MBA sent its request for an opinion to Attorney General CHRIS KOSTER, asking if MILLER has met all requirements to be a qualified candidate and when the campaign officially starts. ENTERCOM announced WEDNESDAY that it would give the proceeds from MILLER's spots to charity.
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