Progressive Talk on Armed Forces Network?.. Not quite yet.
I'm sure that we have all, at one time or another, listened to Air America or some of the other new progressive talk radio.
I often try to listen to Al Franken in the morning. It's a great example of what intelligent progressive talk radio could be. I do miss Katherine though...
The other show that I try to catch as often as possible is the Ed Shultz Show. Ed does his show from Fargo North Dakota, which in it's self gives the show a flavor that is definitely not from the right or left coast. He does not screen callers, which makes for an entertaining afternoon, and he also throws in just a splash of sports.
I believe that he has the best chance out of all of the progressive talk shows to make it into the mainstream. He sits just left of center and sounds like the ex-sportscaster-turned-talk-show-host. He has just broke into his 100th market and he was
Monday morning, the day was supposed to begin on AFN, Ed's producer received a phone call from Allsion Barber telling him that the show would not be carried.