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Tim Blair

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New Criterion

 

 

Friday, June 11, 2004
 
THAT MARK LATHAM HAS GOT SOMETHING after all.

Obscenity and the renaissance of the left:
Known more for crude talk of sex and lewd acts than politics or public policy, [shock-jock Howard] Stern has launched an on-air crusade he calls a "jihad" to defeat President Bush. He blames Bush for a government crackdown on his use of obscenity on the air.

And he's having an impact, apparently boosting the prospects of Sen. John Kerry, D- Mass., according to a new Democratic poll released Thursday. That was welcome news to Democrats who have long ached for a liberal voice on talk radio... .