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Reply #21: I absolutely disagree with that. They controlled the airwaves [View All]

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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-15-10 11:20 PM
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21. I absolutely disagree with that. They controlled the airwaves
for years and Democrats ignored them. That's what THEY said then also. 'Ignore them'. When they should have been taking them on. But no one did.

For years I assumed Limbaugh and the rest of the cowardly rightwing hate radio hosts had all fought for this country otherwise how could they be trashing Clinton for not serving? Why did most people think that for years? Because Democrats decided it was best to ignore them.

It was not until around 2003 that a reporter in a small town in the NE did some research on who served and who didn't that we finally learned the truth about these unpatriotic cowards.

I remember it well, being on a rightwing board at the time. When I told those rightwingers that their hero had never served because he had an anal cyst, they threatened me with death, so certain were they that it was a lie. How could he have been on the air that long without anyone challenging him? Because Democrats thought it was best to ignore them. And by doing that, they left the field open with no one but a few people online, to challenge them.

Now, it is too late and I agree we should not report anything they say. But I agree with the OP that if Fox or Rightwing talk radio is on in any place of business, we should be vocal about saying we will not support any business that supports hate radio or television. That's all. Money does talk in this country and imo, that is the best way to handle it. And to write to their advertisers and mean it.
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