Jerry Taylor notes in passing that he doesn’t much care for the offerings of Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, causing a dozen or so conservatives to lose their minds. I’m relieved of any obligation to weigh in by Conor Friedersdorf, who pretty much nails it: When blowhards who alienate moderates and poison political discourse have lots and lots of listeners—making them the face of your movement—that is a bug, not a feature. There’s nothing very impressive about “getting the message out” to lots of people if it’s a dumb message.
We Lose Money On Each Unit, But Make It Up Through Volume
May 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments
Tags: Journalism & the Media