"The thing I admire about the rat tail is that it takes commitment. It's not like one day you just decide you want one, you have to grow out that bad boy and you have to repeatedly convince the hairdresser to trust you because it's a great idea."
If it is, there will still be a market for that type of show. Someone will come along and open another avenue for those shows to broadcast.
I don't know the industry, but I have to believe the market will prevail...
What the hell am I talking about? This is the Obama generation! All the old rules are down the drain... They are doing the same thing on SAT radio with Conservative Talk. Got rid of one channel about a week ago.
In regards to Satellite Radio, they just premiered a new channel targeted at the Hannity/Beck kind of listeners called "Patriot Radio". Sirius/XM will put up anything that will make them money. They are about as non-political as they come, unlike most broadcast and cable companies.
“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.” F. A. Hayek from his book, "The Road To Serfdom".