I bet they're angry and fearful men who like war. They're called conservative. Rush's program has the fewest women who listen -- his audience is 72% men. CNN, followed by Larry King and Bill O'Reilly, have the largest women audiences but still men dominate. The Daily Show and the Colbert Report have 66% and 62% male listeners.
Swamp: It's an 80 percent-pure conservative audience.I view Rush as a racist with too much money, so for me, anything he says is meaningless. But he's got appeal, according to a Pew study:
And it's more male than most commentators' audiences - "a male bastion."
"Today, Bill O'Reilly's cable show (on FOX News Channel) attracts more conservatives on a regular basis than does Limbaugh's radio show, while Sean Hannity's program (on FOX) draws about as many conservatives as Limbaugh's.Here's the Pew report. The Swamp has a neat chart.
"Yet by one standard,'' Pew reports, "Limbaugh's conservative appeal continues to stand out.