(WND) -- Fulfilling a prediction he made last month, top-rated radio host Michael Savage told his listeners tonight he will take over the prime afternoon-drive slot on Cumulus Media Networks stations in January.
Opening his show with the announcement, Savage called it “the biggest shake-up in talk radio history.”
The 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time slot is currently held by Sean Hannity, who has ended his relationship with the network.
Savage said he expects immediately to have five to six times as many listeners.
“The time slot says that something about my show has resonated with the American people,” Savage said.
He asked rhetorically, “Will this change of Michael Savage going to drive time change the course of the next election?”
Savage said that not even tea-party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has a mantra like “borders, language, culture,” and those themes are what he expects to emphasize leading up to the next election and beyond.
“That common culture is the glue that has kept our nation together,” he said. Continue reading via WND...