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    There has been a lot of attention paid to Arby's announcement that it no longer would advertise on the Limbaugh show. It was particularly interesting because Arby's did not advertise to begin with, so it purely was a political statement, and was the subject of a...

    Their War On Women Moe Lane updates on the Susan G. Komen Foundation's fundraising problems resulting from the left-wing boycott of Komen after Komen dropped sponsorship of Planned Parenthood, but then caved in to pressure and let go a top executive: The first explanation is that pro-choice...

    Earlier this month Media Matters launched its most ferocious boycott effort ever to force Rush Limbaugh off the air by intimidating advertisers. It always was a charade, as documented here many times.  Media Matters coordinated with "independent" groups to make it appear that there was a...

    Kohler, based in Wisconsin, has joined the Rush Limbaugh boycott, according to tweets it sent out yesterday from its Twitter account, @Kohler: It is not clear that Kohler actually ever advertised on the Limbaugh show, almost certainly not nationally.  This may be another of the pre-emptive...

    The reason I have pushed back against the Rush boycotters has nothing to do with Rush.  Social media anonymity has allowed all sorts of implied and explicit threats against advertisers and others as a means of shutting down speech, particularly conservative speech. Twitter is just one part...

    As posted yesterday, the people still pushing the Limbaugh advertising boycott rely on bombarding advertisers with Twitter messages, and have developed strategies to maximize the apparent number of tweets sent to advertisers, through retweets and multiple tweets by single users. It is not hard to see...

    When Rush Limbaugh sent his now famous "first tweet," Twitter went wild.  It was as if a tweet had flapped its wings in South America causing chaos in the political system. There were many postive reactions.  Surprisingly, there were no negative reactions which crossed any lines, at least...

    As detailed yesterday, the Media Matters employee spearheading efforts to pressure advertisers to stop advertising on the Rush Limbaugh show considered the March 3 Saturday night announcement by Carbonite that it was ceasing all advertising on Rush's show to be a turning point. Just the day before,...

    here in paradise. The Blog Post That Drove Rush Limbaugh to Tweet #FF Rush? He starts tweeting @limbaugh Educational purposes? No typos, but still he gives advice. Anti-Rush Campaign Was in the Works. We have not been worthy since at least 1990. Totally Bogus that 98 Advertisers are Targeting Hannity, Beck, Levin. Politico's...

    But then again, not too few to mention. Dave Serchuk in Forbes, Congratulations! You Just Made Rush Limbaugh Sympathetic! (emphasis mine): Imagine this scenario: you are a lifelong liberal. You pretty much hate everything Rush Limbaugh stands for, and says. You are really glad that the times have...

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