When the Republican Party won control of Congress in the 1994 midterm elections, the freshman Republican class awarded Limbaugh an honorary membership in their caucus believing he had a role in their success.Limbaugh had publicized personal difficulties in the 2000s.I think the media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well.
He started with an afternoon show and later did mornings, broadcasting under the name Jeff Christie.
Limbaugh moved to Pittsburgh station KQV in 1973 as the evening disc jockey, succeeding Jim Quinn.
He was fired in late 1974, when the station was sold to Taft Broadcasting.
Limbaugh was reportedly told by management that he would never make it as on-air talent, and should consider going into sales.
I think there's a little hope invested in Mc Nabb and he got a lot of credit for the performance of his team that he really didn't deserve. Another sports analyst wrote Limbaugh's viewpoint was shared by "many football fans and analysts" and "it is ...
absurd to say that the sports media haven't overrated Donovan Mc Nabb because he's black".According to his mother, "he flunked everything," and "he just didn't seem interested in anything except radio." After dropping out of college, Limbaugh moved to Mc Keesport, Pennsylvania.In 1972, he became a Top 40 music disc jockey on WIXZ, a small AM radio station that reached much of the Pittsburgh area.For the rest of the decade Limbaugh took jobs at several radio stations, working in music radio, before settling in Kansas City.In 1979, he left radio and accepted a position as director of promotions with the Kansas City Royals baseball team.Daniel Henninger wrote, in a Wall Street Journal editorial, "Ronald Reagan tore down this wall (the Fairness Doctrine) in 1987 ...