Given all of the recent outrage provoked by Rush Limbaugh’s anti-female political proposals and his extended insults against Sandra Fluke, I found it interesting this past week when Howard Stern specifically criticized his fellow radio giant — not for his politics, but as a broadcaster.
Stern’s main complaint is that Limbaugh is a caricature…
I think people are way more interesting when they do open up. My problem with, like, Rush Limbaugh, is that he’s like this character who’s always a Republican shill and I’ve always said this. I’ve said this in interviews and I’ve said it here on the air, that if Rush Limbaugh would actually open up and talk about his struggles and talk about that he doesn’t always agree with the Republican party, that he’d be a way more interesting performer. And I’ve taken that advice to my own career. I’m not always going to be some hard-assed dude. That’s boring. To admit that you had a moment of sensitivity or that you felt something is way more interesting to me.
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