It’s going to be just about impossible to ever truly replace Rush Limbaugh. The man was a legend of radio and politics, and his contribution to the conservative community won’t be matched for decades to come.
But, someone is going to have to take over his radio slot, and at least try to fill the shoes of the great one.
In order to be successful, Rush’s successor will need to be steadfast in their beliefs, but an overtly nimble conversationist with an ability to adapt and adjust on the fly. They will need to be well-versed in both sides of every political argument, and they will need to be convincing, more than anything.
In a few weeks, Dan Bongino is going to give it a shot.
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Cumulus Media’s Westwood One announced on Wednesday that Dan Bongino will be launching a new radio show during the time slot left vacant by conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh.
The program, “The Dan Bongino Show,” will broadcast 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET in select markets starting May 24, including KABC Los Angeles, WLS Chicago, WBAP Dallas, KSFO San Francisco, and WMAL Washington, D.C.
“The Dan Bongino Show will tackle the hot political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric,” the press release described. “As a former Secret Service agent and NYPD officer, Bongino is uniquely positioned to provide commentary and analysis that directly questions the philosophical underpinnings of both the Left and Big Government Republicans.”
The honor wasn’t lost on Bongino, who characterized the opportunity as “in incredible privilege”.
Bongino’s fiery appearance on Fox News were already a thorn in the side of Democrats, making this new perch a precarious development for progressives as a whole.
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