influential is talk radio? Recent
rift between party chair and show host brings issue to light
PETRIE- GM Today Staff
March 10, 2009
WAUKESHA - With controversy surrounding
the national Republican Party and the recent rift created between
party Chair Michael Steele and radio talk show personality Rush
Limbaugh, some have questioned who really runs the party.
Steele was criticized by both Republicans and Democrats for
apologizing to Limbaugh after he made comments denouncing the radio
show host as nothing more than "an entertainer."
While the row might make it look like the national party in is
dire straights, the battle does not appear to be trickling down to
Conservative radio personalities and Republican leaders here say
they respect each othersí views and make sure their political
roles donít get lumped together.