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guitar man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-12-07 01:33 PM
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8. simple answer

I work in broadcasting on the management side and I can tell you without a doubt that that one word sums up the situation. Imus was fired because MSNBC advertisers were threatening to pull out and take their money somewhere else, plain and simple, he was a threat to revenue. Sholud Limpknob's advertisers ever do the same, he'll hot the bricks too.

Unfortunately, Flush's audience is a bunch of redneck nazi pigs who lap his slop up with relish, so I don't see anything changing there unfortunately.
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  -Rush Limbaugh lynyrd_skynyrd  Apr-12-07 01:25 PM   #0 
  - Because they are Bush supportrers...  rfranklin   Apr-12-07 01:27 PM   #1 
  - Because the media has a liberal bias.  Counciltucky   Apr-12-07 01:27 PM   #2 
  - Thank you for illustrating it so clearly. I agree 100%. Being a *supporter means never having to  tblue   Apr-12-07 01:28 PM   #3 
  - None of these assholes get a free pass.  Buzz Clik   Apr-12-07 01:28 PM   #4 
  - They know what they're saying...  Xap   Apr-12-07 01:28 PM   #5 
  - "Hey, what the hell, we all do it!" The RW pundit defense...  whistle   Apr-12-07 01:29 PM   #6 
  - I dont think if Imus supports Bush or doesn't support Bush counts as an excuse  Pawel K   Apr-12-07 01:30 PM   #7 
  - simple answer  GTRMAN   Apr-12-07 01:33 PM   #8 
  - Advertisers.  americanstranger   Apr-12-07 01:33 PM   #9 
  - Ask Sharpton  fryguy   Apr-12-07 01:33 PM   #10 
  - Yeah, but if he did that...  W_HAMILTON   Apr-12-07 03:00 PM   #14 
     - agreed  fryguy   Apr-12-07 03:44 PM   #16 
        - I was being a bit sarcastic  W_HAMILTON   Apr-12-07 07:07 PM   #22 
  - I have wondered this myself  DemReadingDU   Apr-12-07 01:37 PM   #11 
  - My point exactly......  Waya   Apr-12-07 01:51 PM   #12 
  - institutionalized racism  barbtries   Apr-12-07 02:53 PM   #13 
  - Sometimes the right thing happens  gratuitous   Apr-12-07 03:01 PM   #15 
  - -- Rush the Pigboy - Quotes: "Wouldn't it be great if......  GreenTea   Apr-12-07 03:50 PM   #17 
  - Because WE'RE FUCKING STUPID  sandnsea   Apr-12-07 03:51 PM   #18 
  - Come on now, lets be careful. Its just like Howard Stern  ComerPerro   Apr-12-07 03:53 PM   #19 
  - Absolutely! Let's bring awareness to this while it's hot! BOYCOTT TIME, folks!  demobabe   Apr-12-07 04:03 PM   #20 
  - I'm in. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-12-07 09:43 PM   #23 
  - I think Limbaugh almost single-handedly lost the GOP the election  dave123williams   Apr-12-07 04:31 PM   #21 
  - Well put. I was struggling to say something similar. Karl Rove is probably  rhett o rick   Apr-12-07 10:05 PM   #24 

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