Controversial columnist Lewis Diuguid has been demoted from his Vice President position at the Kansas City Star, and has also been hit with a big pay cut.
Diuguid, a lightning rod for criticism by conservatives for his often inflammatory views on race relations, is said to be losing his Vice President of Community Resources title along with a pay cut to now be a writer.Diuguid will reportedly work as a writer under Miriam Pepper, V-P of the Editorial Page. It's a hit for Lewis Diuguid but he got better treatment than these people.
During the Obama presidential campaign he drew national attention for a column saying anyone who said Obama was a socialist was a racist. His "socialist is racist code language for black" comments were blasted by Rush Limbaugh and other conservative commentators as an example of some journalists who were making everything racial during the campaign.