Michael Savage had had enough of talking about politics and the election. The news was bad enough; another awful terrorist attack; the nation seems to be in further decline; oh, and the homeless issue in the city.
So Savage did the most sensible thing: he began to pontificate about his unfortunate Indian Buffet versus current-nation metaphor.
It evolved, somewhat, out of all the bad news and allowed the popular, bombastic, entertaining syndicated radio host to describe his culinary tour-de-force and its unintended consequences. I'll allow you the opportunity to think what that entailed.
It's what Savage does best. He's a great story-teller. The best. You can deride his politics and how he frames arguments. You can chide his combative style and make issue with his often cantankerous dialogue. I believe you have to look big picture here. THIS JUST IN: Savage is an entertainer. A bold one at that; he berates (with a twinkle in his eye) he compels; he's also quite, despite outside perception, maybe misperception, the ultimate, sensitive man.
Larry King found that out.
Me too. Seriously, who writes a Ten Thousand Word book about a poodle? Savage does.
Who can coin a phrase "Borders, Language and Culture" and make it a universal talking point? Even if you disagree with Savage on the current Immigration Debate, you LISTEN because you know at the very least, the monologue will have teeth and substance. The only thing that is predictable on a Savage show is its unpredictability.
Let's face it, the majority of talk-radio is pure dreck. Daily, an otherwise thought-provoking man screams "constitution" into your ear and sounds like a raving lunatic. It is not becoming; it surely isn't entertaining; quite boring, actually.
And then there's this guy. Pass the NoDoz.
I'm going to be accused (again) of being a Savage suck-up. Convict me now. Yes, I'm a fierce advocate of the Savage Nation; really, more an ardent admirer of someone who gets it and knows how to hit it out of the park on a daily basis, for the most part. I like that.
I can bitch and quarrel about Mr. Savage's politics but in fact, politics, in this case, is really irrelevant --I'm still stuck on the Indian Buffet discussion.
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