MRC's Graham: Rogers Made Error in Slamming Rush and Hannity

Friday, 16 May 2014 06:14 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, who'll host a national radio show when his term ends, made a tactical error in blasting conservative talk giants Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, according to Tim Graham, director of media analysis for the Media Research Center.

"This is not the way you say howdy-do and welcome," Graham told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said in an interview with The New York Times that fans of Hannity and Limbaugh do not learn anything.

"I think there is room for a more productive, you-might-actually-learn-something kind of talk radio in the marketplace,'' Rogers told the newspaper.

"I’m a bit of a canary in a coal mine," he continued. "And I am hoping I don’t choke on fumes at the bottom of the shaft.''

Graham said Rogers' dismissal of his future competition is not the way to launch a radio career.

"You don't come in and say, everybody else here is a moron, and by the way, if you listen to them you're a moron," Graham said.

Story continues below video.




On the surprise firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson — who some believe got the ax after she complained about not making as much money as her male counterparts — Graham said:

"Liberals are very big about transparency about pay, they want to make sure that everyone knows how much everybody else in your office makes. Clearly that wasn't the way they wanted it at The New York Times."


See "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV each weekday live by clicking here now.         


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Michael Rubin: Teach American Values to Lessen ISIS' Lure

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 11:28 AM

The Islamic State objectifies women and sees their sole purpose as sexually satisfying men, but has an "active female re . . .

Rep. Steve King: Obama Executive Order on Amnesty 'On the Way'

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 10:55 AM

After the midterm elections, Iowa Rep. Steve King predicts President Barack Obama will follow through on his “promise an . . .

Mark Levin: Obama Going 'Full Mussolini' After Midterms

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 22:57 PM

Conservative radio host Mark Levin has hopes for a Republican takeover of the Senate in two weeks, but he still fears th . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved