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Friday, April 28, 2006  |  posted by Hugh Hewitt

What transparent garbage. Here’s how Reuters describes Rush:

Under the deal the 55-year-old Limbaugh, best known as a brash and often moralistic talk show host, will see the case against him dropped in 18 months, his attorney said.

Rush Limbaugh actually is known now, and will be 100 years from now, as the most innovative and successful radio talk show host in history, the most powerful brand on air from 1990 forward, and, as the story proves again, the new media voice most hated by the old media monopoly he –almost single-handedly– broke.

A century from now, the accounts of these years will not record any of today’s anchors. But they will, almost certainly, note Cronkite and Limbaugh as the two broadcasters who defined a medium and changed the politics of their age.

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