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Why Rush Limbaugh Is Likely To Leave Cumulus For Clear Channel

Rush Limbaugh’s show is owned by Premiere, which is a subsidiary of Clear Channel. It makes sense for Premiere to take advantage of its own product, rather than to compete with Rush in Cumulus. In effect, with Rush on Cumulus, Clear Channel is competing with himself. When Clear Channel purchased WOR in New York, it […]

May 7, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Has Limbaugh become a parody of a conservative talk show host? Reacting to a caller’s facetious question about the administration’s clumsy response to the attacks, Limbaugh remarked: “You have to remember: At the time that this happened, al Qaeda was on the run. Obama was king of the drones. We were wiping out all of […]

May 6, 2013 / More... ( comments)

This began with Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluka “a slut” in March 2012. Mediaite’s own sources confirm that the ad troubles in connection with Limbaugh’s show are, indeed, severe. In fact, one source within the radio advertising world with direct knowledge of the ad buys on Limbaugh’s show confirms the extent of the problem: “The […]

May 6, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Limbaugh Shakeup? Cumulus May Dump Rush As Feud Escalates

Two reports over the weekend point suggest that the stage has been set for the biggest shakeup in talk radio history: Rush Limbaugh insists it’s not his fault that ad revenue has dropped at his flagship WABC radio station — and if his boss keeps saying it is, Rush just may pack up his megadittoes […]

May 6, 2013 / More... ( comments)

What’s troublesome is that some of his audience takes this stuff seriously. After saying that liberals don’t kill in mass numbers, he reversed himself after he claimed a ‘deluge’ of mail convinced him otherwise. …Limbaugh noted that he had gotten a “deluge” of email that had caused him to rethink his defense of liberalism. “Many […]

April 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Republican pollster Frank Luntz spoke at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. Although he wanted to speak only off the record, a recording of his remarks was obtained by David Corn at Mother Jones. At one point, Luntz was asked about political polarization. He replied that he had something important to say on this […]

April 25, 2013 / More... ( comments)

It may not be, however, the first time the country is ashamed of Limbaugh. The conservative radio star blames insults to his intelligence and a “fear and panic” strategy rolled out by Democrats, Republicans and the media in response to proposed spending cuts. Repost This Article

February 21, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Once you compare anything you don’t like to Hitler, you’ve lost the argument. Andre Kirell writes: During the “Talk Back” segment of her CNN program this morning, Carol Costello urged conservatives like Rush Limbaugh and Matt Drudge to “step back from the edge” with their reaction to VP Joe Biden‘s announcement that the administration may […]

January 11, 2013 / More... ( comments)

One can conclude it wasn’t such a good idea to call Sandra Fluke a “slut” after all: The StopRush Project has announced that over 2,200 sponsors have pulled ads from Limbaugh’s show, via documented messages/statements. Many other sponsors have left his show quietly, bringing the actual amount of sponsors who have left, to a higher, […]

January 9, 2013 / More... ( comments)

I’ m always torn between ignoring this kind of ignorance or exposing it. However, since Limbaugh has such a huge following, many of whom believe what he says, I’ve opted here for the latter. “There is a movement on to normalize pedophilia, and I guarantee you your reaction to that is probably much the same […]

January 8, 2013 / More... ( comments)