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DissedByBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-19-10 12:31 AM
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222. All we had was NPR and such for a long time
Then one day a bunch of letters to the editor in Stars & Stripes started showing up with military dittoheads demanding his show be aired.

It looked like an organized effort. I never listened to him so I don't know if he did it on the air in the US.

Rush is the #1 talk show in America and willing to be put on AFRTS.

AFRTS had no politically-neutral argument against it that Republicans, a good chunk of their audience, would buy.

They had to put him on or face further allegations of bias. AFRTS prides itself in being unbiased. It is an extension of the fact that the military should have no bias in politics (there are strict rules in place for the conduct of soldiers and officers in political situations).

So they had to put him on.

From what I remember they do not broadcast the full daily show.
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