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Sean Hannity lost roughly half of his audience

Two of the top conservative commentators on Fox News saw their ratings plummet after Barack Obama’s re-election victory in November. According to Nielsen, Bill O’Reilly’s numbers dropped by nearly a third, while Sean Hannity lost roughly half of his audience by the end of 2012.

The thinking that explains the disparity between Hannity’s and O’Reilly’s ratings hit is that Hannity steadfastly refused to believe in an election outcome other than one that saw Mitt Romney taking over the White House in 2013.

http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/hannity_oreilly_...



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his audience prolly

grew weary of his football chunking along with his quip of
"Let not your heart be troubled"

seems I've heard that elsewhere, hmmmmm oh thats right
scammity days are numbered along wid o'really. this dude has shirts donated to himself cause he's evidently one cheap a-hole

The other half is still lost.

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Free includes debt-free!

Ef that establishment stooge/sellout/tool

Love it.

Possible

reason why hannity has been echoing some of our beliefs about Syria???? Starving for viewership? Don't give it to him...let him go down.

Of the only two MSM channels

Of the only two MSM channels Ill actually watch (MSNBC and Fox News), I can tolerate Hannity pretty well. I don't know what it is, because he's an establishment guy. Maybe because he's more open to at least listening to a more libertarian message than other status quo guys (he loves Rand Paul). I will not watch 1 second of OReilly.

If I had to pick 1 show from each of the 2 networks I mentioned, they would be: Your World w/Neil Cavuto (gives air time to Ron Paul and now Justin Amash regularly). And then Hardball w/Chris Matthews. Disagree with apart everything he says, but he makes consistent liberal arguments which I like to hear so I can argue against liberals better.

OReilly is the worst on Fox. On MSNBC it's a tie between Sharpton and Maddow. Talk about propagandists and demagoguery...

I still don't like Hannity

because he's an establishment shill when the chips are down. He says things that make him seem open to non-establishment things, but that might as well be bait to reel in people who would otherwise wake up.

But O'Reilly is more vile in his speech. His big segment, Patriot or Pinhead, is just so ... vile, based on name-calling and as us vs. them as it gets.

Defend Liberty!

Sharpton and O'Reilly are the absolute worst

I cut Maddow a bit of slack since she is relatively anti-war, was the only one on the left to cover Ron Paul, occasionally she does real investigative journalism, and her coverage of the Gulf oil spill was spot on.

One of the worst on MSNBC is Andrea Mitchell. Hardcore neo-con.

I used to watch 2 hours of MSNBC nightly when they still had Keith Olbermann. Now I think I watch 5 clips a week, and mostly DP links at that.

Maybe ill give you OReilly

Maybe ill give you OReilly and Sharpton as the worst, but I don't give Maddow any slack because of some her past coverage on Ron Paul. The only reason she covered the Ron Paul stories in 2012, wasn't because she thought he was the best GOP candidate, Paul got coverage from Maddow because it was a way to make the GOP rightfully look bad. Therefore furthering her agenda, it was not throwing our movement a bone. She's an opportunist on news stories when it can help the agenda she's promoting. She trashes Ron and Rand regularly anytime else.

Hannitize yourself...

http://rxforliberty.com/sean/Hannitizer.jpg

Restore the Foundations - "If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

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oops. posted twice. Used to be a delete button here - what happened to that?

Restore the Foundations - "If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Personally I could never stand Hannity or O`Reily.

Maybe it`s just a prejudice thing I have against the Irish who are basically the scum of the earth.
Our lords of the North who command us to adhere to their social norms.
Don`t jump to conclusions before you investigate the reality of what I am saying.

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong.
Thomas Sowell

This is one of the stupidest comments I've ever seen...

...on this site. Many of the people reading and posting on this site have Irish blood to some degree. Maybe you should find someplace else to spew your racist and divisive drivel.

Utterly disgusting.

Cuimhnigh orm, a Dhia, le haghaidh maith.

I'm guessing that he is taking a sarcastic jab at

all the anti-Jewish sentiment that fly's around this website.

very good.

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It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong.
Thomas Sowell

Mind if I ask?

How do you know this information?

The problem with Hannity is

The problem with Hannity is he makes sixth grade arguments. His female clone Andrea Tantaros is the same way.

Was it his Mom or his Dad that left?

Neither

His parents won't watch his show

I still can’t believe a man

I still can’t believe a man of his caliber has an audience to begin with. It’s sad that when one thinks of conservatism, Sean Hannity’s name is usually bandied about as someone who encapsulates it.

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke

Hard to sell snake oil

to repeat customers :)

What did Hannity's audience do in 2008?

If it dropped this much, then these new numbers probably mean very little.

this is not a truthful post

most saw audiences decline, mostly election fatigue. They are back to their normal 2 million a night vs the bump after the RNC convention.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/12/fox-news-ratings...

https://twitter.com/#!/Agonzo1

Seems normal

The election season is over, the sheep no longer give a shit.

after Republican leaders stab Republican voters in the back...

concerning the physical cliff, ratings should drop even more.

You do mean the Fecal Cliff, don't you?...

Because that's about how it looks and smells to me...

You can divide by zero?

You can divide by zero?

Southern Agrarian

Michael Nystrom's picture

Hey guys, I hate to rain on the parade, but...

So has the Daily Paul

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/dailypaul.com#

It is a measure of the presidential election / entertainment cycle.

He's the man.

I guess trolls have lives too

You gotta know the DP was saturated with trolls during that time. I bet that's what accounts for most of the "loss".

Was going to ask about the International traffic the DP gets but I found the numbers.

Country | % of Visitors

United States | 63.9%
South Korea | 5.5%
China | 3.7%
Norway | 3.2%
Portugal | 3.2%
Pakistan | 2.5%
India | 2.1%
Netherlands | 1.9%
Canada | 1.7%
United Kingdom | 1.0%
Australia | 1.0%
South Africa | 0.9%
Ukraine | 0.6%

This site touches so many people, it's amazing!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

South Korea?

Hmmm... I wouldn't have never guessed that.

Why haven't you

replied to my inquiry on ad buys on the DP yet? :-)

Sorry the crowd has thinned, Michael. It seems alot busier since this 2nd amendment showdown has come to light.