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Rush Limbaugh: A New Media Army of One

Taken from the latest edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews Zev Chafets, the New York Times journalist and author of the new biography, Rush Limbaugh, An Army of One.

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May 29, 2010 - 12:00 am

Taken from this week’s edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews New York Times journalist Zev Chafets about his new book, Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One.

What makes a former disk jockey who single-handedly invented talk radio, and arguably (as El Rushbo believes) the Fox News channel tick? Who were some of his influences? What led to his period of prescription-drug dependency? Will the 2010 election be a referendum on Rush’s worldview? Driscoll and Chafets discuss these and many more topics in a 19-minute long interview.

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Blogging since 2002, affiliated with PJM since 2005, where he is currently a columnist, San Jose Editor, and founder of PJM's Lifestyle blog. Over the past 15 years, Ed has contributed articles to National Review Online, the Weekly Standard.com, Right Wing News, the New Individualist, Blogcritics, Modernism, Videomaker, Servo, Audio/Video Interiors, Electronic House, PC World, Computer Music, Vintage Guitar, and Guitar World.
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