The blog post just prior to this one notwithstanding, I’ve paid less and less attention to the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and the other giants of the far-right media over the years.


It used to be that I readily reacted to the outrageous stuff peddled by these people, especially Limbaugh and Beck. But as time has passed, I’ve come to the realization that these guys are trapped in a vicious cycle: The competition among them and others of their ilk is so intense that they have to keep finding new ways to hold their audiences, which ...

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The blog post just prior to this one notwithstanding, I’ve paid less and less attention to the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and the other giants of the far-right media over the years.

It used to be that I readily reacted to the outrageous stuff peddled by these people, especially Limbaugh and Beck. But as time has passed, I’ve come to the realization that these guys are trapped in a vicious cycle: The competition among them and others of their ilk is so intense that they have to keep finding new ways to hold their audiences, which ...

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