July 31, 2006

Just like Fox News's popularity ...

... the nutty Left will come up with a convoluted explanation for this one, too: Most informed political audiences include "O'Reilly Factor" viewers and Rush Limbaugh listeners.

Check the chart:

The "knowledge questions" used for the "high knowledge" category were: 1) Which party has a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives (Republicans); 2) the name of the current U.S. Secretary of State (Condoleezza Rice); and 3) the name of the current president of Russia (Vladimir Putin). More explanation on this is here.

Now before you say "Hey! CNN does better than FNC on the chart!" notice my headline includes the word "popularity." FNC's popularity, in my opinion, is due to its coverage of the conservative point of view much more often than its competitors. It's ranking on the chart (again, which isn't my point) still beats rivals MSNBC, C-SPAN (that surprises me) and CNBC. (How in the hell did friggin' Larry King viewers beat FNC? That's sad.)

Posted by Felix at July 31, 2006 02:29 PM | TrackBack

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Note who came in dead last. I think that's interesting.

Posted by: Duffy at August 1, 2006 09:10 AM

On average, I consume an hour of Rush per day, and I'll often flip to O'Reilly when I notice him on TV. I also have a Kerry/Edwards 04 sticker on my car, covering up a Nader/LaDuke 2000 sticker. Am I that unusual?

Posted by: Awesome Comet at August 1, 2006 01:36 PM