Suddenly the lefties are worried about adultery. This is a new development as they did not consider this behavior to be a disqualifying characteristic for their politicians. They do appear to think it disqualifies radio hosts and their listeners from acceptability, however, if they are conservative. Always the double standard.
Alexandra Petri, claims that Rush has accepted ads for AshleyMadison, (arranges extramarital hookups) and the SeekingArrangment.com (sugar daddy site).
For his listeners, Rush explained how radio ads are run. A set of them are national, and arranged by Rush’s show itself. Profit goes directly to them from these ads. The radio affiliates also arrange their own ads independently. Profit from these goes to the radio shows. Most of the ads lost from the latest controversy are local ads, and this happens with each controversy that comes up. The advertisers stick with the stations but move their ads away from his show when he upsets them. Others respond oppositely.
Rush has stated that he doesn’t accept the Ashleymadison or the SeekingArrangement ads. He also asks for the ads, accepted by local affiliates, to be moved away from his shows whenever they become aware of them.
You don’t have to believe Rush himself when he says that he selects his ads with his conservative audience in mind.
The Wrap has obtained comment from CEO Noel Biderman of Ashley Madison:
Indeed, Ashley Madison, the dating service for people looking for love outside their relationships, has offered to fill Limbaugh’s extra ad inventory.
“I’m trying to be the opportunistic entrepreneur that I am,” CEO Noel Biderman told TheWrap. “He’s clearly a controversial figure, one that to date has refused my overtures to advertise on his show.”
What’s the chance that Angela Petri will retract her misprepresentation? Not good. Unlike yours truly, who corrects errors of fact when they are brought to light, Angela is a leftist.
Special Note.. regular readers note that Pharmer watches KMart-Sears. This is the company which has had decreasing sales, since KMart bought Sears, and leads the big box retailer failures over the last five years. They bailed on Rush Limbaugh — one more in a long line of bad business decisions. 😉