Equally important, Imus gave Democrats a pipeline to a crucial voting bloc that was perennially hard for them to reach: politically independent white men.
With Imus’ show canceled indefinitely because of his remarks about the Rutgers University women’s basketball team, some Democratic strategists are worried about how to fill the void. For a national radio audience of white men, Democrats see few if any alternatives.
Don Surber comments: “Hereâ€™s an idea: Go on Fox News. Oh, Daily Kos wonâ€™t let you.”
UPDATE: Eric Scheie thinks this was a mistake.