Comedian Jerry Lewis, and national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, evidently needs some media training. In a recent appearance on CBS' "Morning Show," Lewis
referred to those suffering muscular dystrophy as "cripple[s] in a wheelchair" and inferred that pity is the primary motivation for most Americans who support causes like muscular
dystrophy research. The MDA's board of directors issued an apology in addition to Lewis' own retraction in which he states that he does not believe that people with disabilities
are in any way inferior. Note to Jerry: Consider retirement.