Jen Brien gets WBZ (AM)'s overnight gig five nights a week for the next year (at least)

Bob Nelson
Thu Jun 27 11:38:08 EDT 2013

Just to show how political opinions differ, some have called Brien
right-wing, taking cues from the Tea Party, etc. But from a conservative
messageboard: "Jen Brien is no conservative! She is a RINO (Republican in
Name Only)..."

As for Rush people don't have to listen to him but his continued presence
on the air shows that quite a few people do...even if they don't agree. But
I know what you mean re: Brudnoy
(...and Gene...and Jerry...)

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Donna Halper <> wrote:

> On 6/26/2013 3:36 PM, Don wrote:
>> Rush also exposed liberal listeners who believe that their own opinions
>> are facts and when someone has a diffring opinion, they are factually
>> incorrect.
> Mr. Limbaugh didn't "expose" anything.  Independent fact-checkers have
> shown he is frequently guilty of distortion.  But that is how he makes his
> living-- he is a political talk show host, and a provocateur.  He berates
> those who disagree with him, and he gets good ratings for doing so.  The
> ability to berate others does not make you correct on the facts -- it just
> makes you exciting to your base of listeners.  What I always liked about
> David Brudnoy, who was also a conservative, is he never berated anyone and
> he never distorted the facts in service of ratings-- he was fair to his
> guests and loved a good debate.  Mr. Limbaugh does not want an exchange of
> ideas, nor is he being paid to provide one.

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