Glenn Beck had some fun today on his radio show mocking the headlines he read on the Drudge Report that were about him. The headlines on Drudge’s website read “IT’S ON!” and “NYT: GLENN BECK MAY BOLT FOXNEWS; START HIS OWN CHANNEL.” Beck and his crew laughed at what they perceived to be absurd headlines.
Additional reports from Drudge included:
“SOURCE: 1st Quarter ratings due out next week show Beck lost 30% of total viewership vs. ’10; Nearly 40% of 25-54 demo . . . Number of advertisers now boycotting show closing in on 400”
Beck responded “we’ve never had 400 sponsors total” and that all of a sudden “now I’m a loser in ratings.” If all of these facts were true, Beck says “they should fire me – I’m a loser and a detriment.” Then he joked it was time for a commercial, but since 400 sponsors have abandoned him, most likely listeners will just hear silence.
Given that reports indicate Beck might be considering starting his own cable network and willing to poach Fox News talent in the process, might Drudge’s headlines here be an indication of where his loyalty lies in any potential Beck vs. Fox News conflict?
Listen to the clip below from The Glenn Beck Program:
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