What's your opinion of Kevin Myers' article, "Sorry, ladies- equal pay has to be earned"?

A columnist for the Sunday Times in Ireland has been fired, and told that he "will not write again" for the newspaper after one of his articles was branded "misogynistic", "anti-Semitic" and "disgraceful". A News UK spokesman said the column included "unacceptable comments both to Jewish people and to women in the workplace", and that an apology will also be printed in next week's paper, in addition to the grovelling personal apologies offered by the paper's editor, Martin Ivens.

In the piece, titled "Sorry, ladies - equal pay has to be earned", Kevin Myers suggested that BBC presenters Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz earned the highest salaries of any females employed by the BBC because they were Jewish. Commenting on the two of them, Mr Myers wrote: "Good for them. Jews are not generally noted for their insistence on selling their talent for the lowest possible price, which is the most useful measure there is of inveterate, lost-with-all-hands stupidity." In the article, Mr Myers also argued that male presenters may earn more because they "work harder, get sick less frequently and seldom get pregnant".

It was taken down following anger on social media and a formal complaint from the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism. The group claimed that the removal of the article and apology from editors within hours was "proof that the decision to include the column was irrefutably wrong". The group, which successfully called for Mr Myers' sacking, also called Myers a "vile, sexist, misogynistic anti-Semite", and said he should "no longer work as a journalist at any decent publication".

So then, what are your opinions of Kevin Myers' article, of what he said in it, and of the massive reaction to it?
Spot on- give the guy a journalism award
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Makes a few good points- decent enough
Vote B
Don't care in the slightest about it or him
Vote C
Garbage- but freedom of the press, I guess?
Vote D
Disgraceful- they were totally right to fire him
Vote E
EVIL- he should be prosecuted for hate crimes against Jews and women
Vote F
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What's your opinion of Kevin Myers' article, "Sorry, ladies- equal pay has to be earned"?
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