By Marty Salo
Did Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson impair the democratic party's message by getting Don Imus fired?
I think several politicians enjoyed appearing on Don Imus's program because that provided them an opportunity to reach a large audience.
Now that Imus is gone, will most politicians have to abandon Radio as a means of reaching that particular target audience?
Is it ironic that without running against the democratic candidates, they may have cost the democratic party the opportunity to capture the White House in 2008?
It might not be a bad thing, for the Republican Party to have Imus taken off the public airways. Maybe Sharpton has strengthened the Grand Old Party's radio presence.
Wow, the law of unintended consequences can be pretty powerful.
Harpies will skreech that Sharpton did not do anything, that it was all Imus. I'm sorry, but Imus did not demand to be fired. Sharpton demended that media companies fire Don Imus. The foolish media companies shot themselves in the liberal leaning foot. !POW! The bastion of reasoned, talk radio is gone.
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