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Zogby: Liberals Drive Rush Limbaugh's Ratings
BBSNews - Sources ^ | November 12 2007 | Edited by: Michael Hess

Posted on 11/12/2007 11:34:28 AM PST by rface

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1 posted on 11/12/2007 11:34:29 AM PST by rface
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“compared to 20% of liberals and 18% of moderates who said the same thing. In other words, Limbaugh’s potential audience is larger than that of liberal competitors because more liberals say they will listen to conservatives than vice versa.”

Its very simple. Liberals are not entertaining or optimistic. Who wants to sit around and listen to doom and gloom and it’s “Bush’s Fault.” It not inspiring, entertaining or informative. Also, subconciously, those liberal listeners want to change to the dark side, they just won’t admit it. Peer pressure ya know. :)


2 posted on 11/12/2007 11:38:42 AM PST by Bruinator
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Well, I suppose liberals like to break away and hear the truth once in awhile.

It helps them separate truth from spin. They get educated, and go on to deny all the truth they discovered.


3 posted on 11/12/2007 11:39:17 AM PST by dforest (Duncan Hunter is the best hope we have on both fronts.)
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Zogby has low credibility. You really cannot accept as fact any statement from Zogby.


4 posted on 11/12/2007 11:39:25 AM PST by FormerACLUmember
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liberals were much more likely than conservatives to listen to commentary and entertainment with which they disagreed philosophically

Oh, right...it's Zogby.

5 posted on 11/12/2007 11:40:05 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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*Grin*

So conservatives don’t enjoy listening to morons and pablum spewing lefties while liberals do enjoy listening to intelligence and common sense.

Hmmmmm . . .


6 posted on 11/12/2007 11:41:16 AM PST by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is a good man.)
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" Liberals are almost twice as likely as conservatives to read literary fiction.."

Yeah, but they often don't know it's fiction..


7 posted on 11/12/2007 11:41:25 AM PST by Jaxter ("Vivit Post Funera Virtus")
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Zogby is a proven liar. Rush’s audience is not drawn from libs.


8 posted on 11/12/2007 11:41:26 AM PST by ozzymandus
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“...liberals were much more likely than conservatives to listen to commentary and entertainment with which they disagreed philosophically. This could be part of the reason Air America has faltered – there are simply fewer potential listeners.”


What a bunch of crap.


9 posted on 11/12/2007 11:42:10 AM PST by rightinthemiddle (Without the Media, the Left and Islamofacists are Nothing.)
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Keep listening liberals. Maybe you will see the light and convert.


10 posted on 11/12/2007 11:42:42 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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They’re trying to spin this as “liberals are more open to other points of view” - that’s pure BS. The most intolerant people on earth are “liberals”.

Mr Zogby misread his results. Libs listen to conservative radio and conservatives don’t listen to liberal radio because:

Conservative radio is good.
Liberal radio SUCKS rocks.


11 posted on 11/12/2007 11:43:04 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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Harry Reid listens to Rush as per his tantrum denouncing Rush about the phony soldiers in which Harry was incorrect.


12 posted on 11/12/2007 11:43:26 AM PST by xtinct (I was the next door neighbor kid's imaginary friend.)
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You would think they would learn something while they listened.


13 posted on 11/12/2007 11:43:28 AM PST by bmwcyle (BOMB, BOMB, BOMB,.......BOMB, BOMB IRAN)
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I watch CNN, the networks, etc., because I want to know what the other side is doing.

BTW...I’ve seen some research that shows more Democrats watch FoxNews than CNN.


14 posted on 11/12/2007 11:43:41 AM PST by rightinthemiddle (Without the Media, the Left and Islamofacists are Nothing.)
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Sorry, Zogby and Gallup, and all the rest...I’ll take two ounces of common sense over fifty gallons of polling data any day when it comes to trying to figure out what is going on around me.


15 posted on 11/12/2007 11:44:26 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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So true, so true.


16 posted on 11/12/2007 11:44:39 AM PST by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is a good man.)
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Funny how this article comes out the day Rushbo said that Tim Russet asked the question of the illegal licenses because of him. I bet’cha it GOATS them, the liberalWHORES to no end when Rush teases them! “Don’t Tease me, bro!”LOL
17 posted on 11/12/2007 11:45:37 AM PST by RoseofTexas
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Liberals can listen to conservative ideas and even like to steal them on occasion, like Bubba Clintoon. Every once in a while they’ll find themselves saying, “hey, that’s a good point.”

But conservatives have trouble listening to liberal idiots for more than 5 seconds before hitting the off button. The last time I heard myself saying “that’s a good point” to a liberal idea was ...

well, let me get back to you.


18 posted on 11/12/2007 11:46:27 AM PST by Kevmo (We should withdraw from Iraq via Tehran. And Duncan Hunter is just the man to get that job done.)
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They kicked me off the Zogby polling...


19 posted on 11/12/2007 11:47:32 AM PST by griswold3 (Al queda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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Okay, be a cynic and dont believe Zogby. But you cant deny anything put out by the "Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School".

;-)

20 posted on 11/12/2007 11:47:33 AM PST by lowbridge
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