Last updated: December 15, 2008 - 9:42pm
[Commentary] What scares Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and now George Will even more than a Democratic-run government? The prospect of restoring fairness to the public airwaves. They have good reason to be afraid. It's been well documented that 90 percent of radio talkers are conservative, and 22 percent of Americans cite talk radio as their primary source of news. What's less known is that for more than two years, right-wing hosts have been lambasting the Fairness Doctrine on the radio. Only 10 percent of radio talkers are liberal, and most liberal shows can only be found on small stations. But independent research reveals that areas of the country that are exposed to progressive talk radio are now starting to vote blue.
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