Skip to comments.The Left Misreads Popularity Of Limbaugh, Tea Party
Posted on 03/30/2012 6:00:09 PM PDT by Kaslin
Conservatism: The White House sicced its meanest attack dogs, Media Matters and MSNBC, on Rush Limbaugh. But they couldn't knock him off the air. Their advertising boycott has failed.
Even the Washington Post admits the conservative talk-show giant has survived a monthlong crusade to cow sponsors and stations into dropping Limbaugh over intemperate remarks he made about a coed fan of ObamaCare.
"Stations are standing by him," the Post reported, and "advertisers are trickling back to his program."
Turns out the ad losses were far fewer than liberal Media Matters claimed in a running tally on its website.
In fact, virtually all of Limbaugh's long-term sponsors stuck with the show, in spite of relentless brow-beating by both Media Matters and MSNBC, which also works closely with the White House.
Of the 180 stations that carry Limbaugh, only two dropped him. And both are based in deep blue states, Massachusetts and Hawaii. Even the Beltway's top AM station wasn't cowed by the left-wing assault.
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??? There are over 600.
Wish Rush would release an ACCURATE description on which advertisers actually really dumped him, not just the hysterical, wishful thinking reports that we got during the drama. But he’s too much of a gentleman.
“of” which advertisers...
Of course. Like all Liberals, the only way to survive, is that MM must lie.
They weren't gonna buy anything anyway! They have no money.
All you mambypamby advertisers did was piss off your paying customer base.
I made sure to listen to him even more. I’d slacked off a bit the last 2 years. So, I linked to the local station broadcast and listen to him while I freep.
A one-two punch: It’s like a shot of espresso followed by one of those Extreme Energy caffeinated drinks.
Liberals lie? What?
I also quit while it was the Rick Santorum show. Now that he is on to the Supreme Court and Obama Care I am back listening.
Also, the libs quit hassling Limbaugh when the spotlight turned on Bill Maher.
Really, why would the left feel all those advertisers would be dumb enough to leave. Let’s face it most of the people who listen to Rush actually have jobs, make money and purchase products. And any company worth a damn does not want to piss off the right.
The only companies that really appeal the welfare left are beer, condom and cigarette companies and they do not advertise with Rush anyway.
But I can simplify the Left's analysis of folks, who disagree with them: "You're stupid".
Their deeper analysis is: "You're racist".
And that's as deep as they get.
“Of the 180 stations that carry Limbaugh, only two dropped him. ??? There are over 600.”
You’re right. I think the reporter got confused. The fascists were trying to knock 180 of Rush’s 600+ stations off the air. They managed to get 2 of them to do that. The other 598+ knew that their competitors would JUMP at the chance of getting Rush, if he were to become available in their markets.
I bought Two if by Tea too.
We got the diet peach, it’s pretty good!
my son gave me Two if by tea for my birthday, non-diet and it was excellent....
I really think Rush doesn’t quite grasp his popularity within the military. His show is on in every office, shop, and barracks. Likewise everyone underestimates the popularity of the TEA party within the military. About half of the folks at our last little get together were active military.
Thursday, I heard a snip by Rush that his listener base has risen between 10-60%, depending on the market.
How about that.
We tried diet peach and blueberry. Both were good, but the family really liked the peach.
I’m not surprised. Everyone knew it was a gang attack.
I pulled the plug on cable about a month ago....just don’t need that much TV in my life anymore...love not getting the bill every month.
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