One-time Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain will continue to cash in on his new national political celebrity with his own syndicated national radio show.
In a statement today, Cain announced that he will succeed longtime radio host Neal Boortz when Boortz retires at the end of this year. His first show is slated for January 21, 2013, which also happens to be the day of the presidential inauguration.
“I am ecstatic that Neal has kept the radio host’s chair warm for me all these years,” Cain said in the statement. “He may be ‘The TalkMaster,’ but Neal’s listeners know I’m the ‘The Dean of the University of Common Sense.'”
The Neal Boortz Show pulls in more than 6 million weekly listeners and ranks 5th in overall listeners among national talk radio programs, according to the most recent data.
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