A Defense of Conservative Talk Radio

As I jet off to sunny California where emerald green links, and plenty of mulligans await me, I leave you with my oped in today’s Baltimore Sun.

The dénouement:

Not surprisingly, the same crowd that bemoans the loss of public radio favors restoring the “fairness doctrine.” They complain that the market has failed to bring diverse (read: progressive) voices to the airwaves. They forget that markets are inherently about consumer choices, and as George Will quipped, liberals define market failure as “consumers’ not buying what liberals are selling.”

To which I can only add: Ditto.



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