Will the loss of advertising revenue knock Rush off the airwaves?
Like a hot potato 43 Advertisers Have Now Dropped Rush Think Progress: So far, Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom, Citrix, Carbonite, ProFlowers, Tax Resolution, AOL, Bonobos, Sears, Allstate Insurance, Sensa, Bare Escentuals, Vitacost, Hadeed Carpet, Thompson Creek Windows, PolyCom, Service Magic, AccuQuote Life Insurance, Geico, John Deere, Stamps.com, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bethesda Sedation Dentistry, Cascades Dental, Philadelphia Orchestra, Goodwill Industries, Heart & Body Extract, Netflix, Downeast Energy, Capitol One, JCPenney, Matrix Direct, Reputation Rhino, Consolidated Credit, Constant Contact, RSVP Discount Beverage, Cunningham Security, Regal Assets, Freedom Debt Relief, Norway Savings Bank, and Portland Ovations have pulled ads from the program.
Asked By: bad girl - 3/8/2012
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Answered By: Uhlan - 3/8/2012
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Not very loyal are they.
Answered By: Cris Ray - 3/8/2012
Yeah, and global cooling has caused Hell to freeze over.
Answered By: NO MA'AM - 3/8/2012
Answered By: Jane - 3/8/2012
Answered By: steelyray - 3/8/2012
You clearly have no idea how many supporters he had to begin with.
Answered By: Emuman - 3/8/2012
Will the lack of advertising on Rush cause these companies to lose money? All signs point to yes... More
Answered By: FozzieBear - 3/8/2012
Maybe he can move in with Glenn Beck. They could be roomies (wink, wink).
Answered By: brown9500v13 - 3/8/2012
It'd be nice if he went to sirius and my local station could devote three hours to something other than hate, bigotry, and condescension.
Answered By: Delt No.2 - 3/8/2012
Most of the advertisers who have left are local ones at local stations, not national advertisers under contract with Rush's company, and several are already coming back. So no.
Answered By: Crescat - 3/8/2012
50% of 40 million is still 20 million ,,, I think he'll be O.K. but I'm sure Rush appreciates your concern
Answered By: Ryde.On - 3/8/2012
We can hope. Limbaugh's hate radio is evil.
Answered By: Alan Turing - 3/8/2012
good riddance to the advertisers
Answered By: mercy severity - 3/8/2012
I think it is the advertisers that will be hurt the most... More
Answered By: The Return of the Ghost - 3/8/2012
No. AshleyMadison.com has offered to buy all advertising space left from the void. They are a website that allows married couples to have affairs in a controlled manner.
Answered By: realistic girl - 3/8/2012
Nope. He already has 3 new ones and 2 or already coming back. And some are claiming they were advertisers on his show and they never were. One who left had their stock drop 24%. They are begging to come back... More
Answered By: Texas Mike - 3/8/2012
Keep dreaming, I guarantee Rush will be around as long as he likes.
Answered By: Jobs is 4 letters, dumbass - 3/8/2012
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/03/07/clearing_up_misinformation_on_our_sponsors Evidently it is having no effect. He explains how it works in the link if you are interested in what is really happening with his sponsors.
Answered By: BekindtoAnimals22 - 3/8/2012
I doubt it. He owns his own station and has hundreds of advertisers... More
Answered By: darkstar - 3/8/2012
You really don't know how it works in the real world do you. Such a Shame. He will be around long after your on your lifetime of welfare checks.
Answered By: Anybody But Obama. - 3/8/2012
Nope I'm sorry to burst your brain fart but he is and will be stronger than ever...the Democrats allowing Media matters to bring in a ringer was a bigger mistake...30 years old still in school. in a gay relationship, a know political activist, deciding to enroll in a Jesuit school and being instructed to try to bring... More
Answered By: John Molester - 3/8/2012
I think it has more to do with his ratings being down 33% this last year. Most of these people were looking for a reason to drop him.
Answered By: Smells like New Screen Names - 3/8/2012
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