posted on Jan, 21 2013 @ 02:09 PM
reply to post by skepticconwatcher
So what you're saying is, he should not have sponsors? And if he CAN have sponsors, he shouldn't promote said sponsors? They came to him, because
of his message. It's not like he's pushing pills from Bayer or Pfizer, Sandoz, etc.
I think he's legitimate. But just being legit doesn't cut it. To be on the air, you HAVE to have some gimmick or personality, etc. or you won't
keep listeners. This is why Peter Schiff will never have at big a following as AJ. He's a very smart fellow, who will tell you how it is
(economically speaking). But he's boring. AJ makes you WANT to watch and listen, even if you disagree with him (much like Howard Stern, for
Anyway, I digress. He has a certain listenership. There are sponsors who can make money by producing what these listeners want (you know... the free
Real or fake, you can't base it all on the fact that the man has a good relationship with his sponsors.
*I have 17 years in broadcasting. I'm not taking sides on Jones' legitimacy. I'm just saying that your sponsorship argument is bunk