(Promoted by Colorado Pols)
“I’m sorry, but what a meterosexual. Have you ever heard a bigger meterosexual?” said Denver KNUS 710-AM’s Chuck Bonniwell, mocking Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, who was body slammed by Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT).
“In the real world of men, men, men,” Bonniwell continued, “you, know, it’s inappropriate. You go, ‘You owe me an apology.’ And Gianforte did give him an apology the next day. And that would be the end of it.”
Bonniwell runs newspapers in the Glendale and Cherry Creek. So you’d have thought there might be a chance he’d actually take the side of journalism here.
“I got in lots of fights, as an adult,” said Bonniwell on air. “My reaction, if somebody shoved me, would be shove ‘em back. But I would never say, ‘You broke my glasses.’”
Bonniwell called Jacobs a “little jerk,” saying he got what he deserved.
How did we get here? Listening to the audio won’t help you understand.