In these excerpts from one of his early interviews, Rush reveals how the talk radio sausage is made. Like any form of entertainment, the primary goal is to capture the attention of the audience and compel them to keep listening. Rush is remarkably candid in describing his attitude toward his performance and the importance of caller screening....
Friday, September 4, 2009
Rush Limbaugh (left) celebrates the release of his book "See, I Told You So," with collaborator Joseph Farah (right). (WNDBooks)
“Rush Limbaugh is generous, funny, encouraging, kind, and insightful,” Joseph Farah wrote in his 2007 memoir “Stop the Presses!: The Inside Story of the New Media Revolution.” “ Working closely with Rush Limbaugh on his bestselling book was a treat for me and a memory I will always cherish.”
Farah founded WorldNetDaily after a stint as a “newspaper doctor” led to hiring Rush Limbaugh as a columnist for the Sacramento Union, and after that led to a job co-writing Limbaugh’s book “See, I Told You So.”
"Mark Lloyd is the newly appointed Chief Diversity Officer for the Federal Communications Commission. His writings make it clear that he wants to tax and regulate “right wing” radio out of existence." "With virtually all of the major network and print media parroting the same liberal message, talk radio remains the only powerful obstacle to the passage of the leftist agenda." "People equal policy. In appointing a radical “Diversity Czar”, the Obama administration has placed a leftist into a position to promote policy that will squelch conservative speech." By Ellen Sauerbrey, Americans for Limited Government: