A certain "progressive" radio network thought it would be a swell idea to have a former Sat Night Live star as their counter to Rush. Result: even the hardcore followers were upset, for this actor had a droning voice--as one post by a liberal on a liberal messageboard put it, "Sorry, but I can't take the molasses-
draped voice of..."
You guessed it. And now he's a Senator...Al Franken. File under Not Ready For Prime Time Radio
A prime example of how, in radio, presentation skills are often more important than actual content.