On Wednesday, Garrison Keillor, the ostensibly genial but fiercely leftist host of National Public radio’s “Prairie Home Companion,” which he hosted for 42 years, from 1974 to 2016, announced he had been fired by NPR over allegations of inappropriate behavior.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor says he's been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of inappropriate behavior.
— Steve Peoples (@sppeoples) November 29, 2017
Although Keillor retired last year from “Prairie Home Companion,” he still produced The Writer’s Almanac for syndication for NPR. He followed up after announcing that he had been fired from Minnesota Public Radio by stating he was fired over “a story that I think is more interesting and more complicated than the version MPR heard.”
Keillor’s apparent firing has one of the most ironically hilarious moments in recent media history: less than 24 hours before, he posted an op-ed in The Washington Post titled, “Al Franken should resign? That’s absurd.” In Keillor’s piece, he viciously attacked President Trump, writing:
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