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June 26, 2007
Mark Williams: nose for news, er, controversy

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Former KFBK conservative talk show gabber Mark Williams, now doing fill-in hosting on San Francisco's KSFO (560 AM), staged an on-air "Support Our Troops" rally in Santa Rosa on Sunday.

And, in typical combative Williams fashion, he got into a heated exchange with an anti-war protester, going nose-to-nose at one point. Williams (at right, in sunglgasses) and the protester jawed for a couple of minutes, then a little shoving ensued.

The brouhaha all began when Williams asked the unnamed man why there were only seven anti-war protesters at the event. The man called Williams a "Nazi" - not the first time he's heard that, by the way. And just as the two looked as if they were going to come to blows, Williams says he deftly extricated himself by "by planting a big kiss on the guy's cheek and walking away."

Listen to the heated exchange here.

(Williams is about to launch a subscription-based podcast of his commentaries. Details here.)

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