Rep. Doyle Blasts Savage on House Floor

Media Matters highlights this video of Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) lashing out at conservative radio host Michael Savage for his offensive comments about autism.

"Autism spectrum disorders are real and they affect over a million Americans today," Doyle said on the House floor. "I suggest if Mr. Savage wants to find someone acting like a moron, he should simply look in the mirror."

Last week, Savage said that "in 99 percent of the cases, it's a brat who hasn't been told to cut the act out."

"What do you mean they scream and they're silent?" Savage said. "They don't have a father around to tell them, 'Don't act like a moron. You'll get nowhere in life. Stop acting like a putz. Straighten up. Act like a man. Don't sit there crying and screaming, idiot.'"

In a post Wednesday on The Hill's Congress Blog, Doyle urged radio stations to drop Savage, writing, "I understand that shock jocks get the big bucks for being as obnoxious and controversial as possible

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