Thursday on his radio show, conservative talker Mark Levin discussed a couple of awards he was set to receive, including a Talkers magazine award and an award honoring him as the 2016 Weyrich media person of the year.
Also during that segment, he discussed his 2014 Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award, which he received at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference.
Levin, who has previously noted some disagreements with Breitbart’s coverage of the 2016 Republican primary race, said that despite that, he wasn’t giving the award back to Breitbart, an organization which he labeled as “nationalists, populists, agrarians.”
“Oh you know what?” Levin said. “I got an award a couple of years ago at CPAC – the Andrew Breitbart, what was it? Citizens United Award. The first one, the inaugural one. I hope [Breitbart News Chairman Stephen K.] Bannon doesn’t want to pull that back. I’m not giving it back. Oh no, I’m holding on to that one. I got the fancy thing and everything. I got it somewhere on one of the shelves. You don’t get it back, Steve-o. I’m going to keep it. They’re mad at me over there a little bit. They’re nationalists, populists, agrarians.”
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