Howard Stern Called Democrats and FCC Communists-Truth!

Howard Stern Called Democrats and FCC Communists-Truth!

Howard Stern Called Democrats and FCC Communists-Truth!

 

Summary of eRumor:

This is a forwarded email alleging that radio personality Howard Stern vowed to never vote for a Democrat again, saying that Democrats and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are communists.
 

The Truth:

It is true that Howard Stern made these comments on his radio show in 2008.

At the time of his comments the FCC had not approved a proposed merger between satellite radio stations Sirius Radio and XM Radio.

Click here to listen to his comments on an excerpt of the show.

Later that year the FCC approved the satellite radio merger, resulting in the creation of SiriusXM.
Click here to read the press release of the merger.

updated 2/23/14