“A month ago you couldn’t turn on the drive-by media without reading that I was finished,” the conservative talk show host tells his audience on Friday.
Rush Limbaugh has struck a new deal that will keep him, for the next three years, on all the Cumulus Media stations currently carrying him except for WABC in New York, the radio star announced Friday on his show. In that market, his show will move to WOR, a station owned by Clear Channel, the parent of Premiere Networks, which syndicates Limbaugh’s show.
Limbaugh took the opportunity to celebrate media speculation — now proven wrong — that Cumulus was dumping him and any new arrangement would result in him losing markets.
The conservative host noted that President Barack Obama on CNN Friday morning blamed Limbaugh for gridlock, and Limbaugh joked he had “whiplash” from going from irrelevant to relevant so quickly.
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