Jesse Jackson knocks NPR for firing Juan Williams

“NPR was wrong because they did not afford him freedom of speech,” Jackson said. “They did it in a way that was unfair. The context was he was arguing with Bill O’Reilly, saying why he should not be so virulently anti-Muslim … It reminded me so much of the case with Shirley Sherrod. They jumped so quick.”…

“They’ve martyred Juan,” Jackson said, “taking him to another level both with his resources and his authority as a journalist.”