08/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dylan Ratigan: 'Racists And Talking Points Piss Me Off'

Over lunch, Ratigan explains: "Racists and talking points piss me off. And I will flip out."
This "caffeinated crusader" approach appears to be working: Since January, when The Dylan Ratigan Show debuted at 4 p.m., the audience has been growing, eyeball by eyeball. As of the May sweeps, he had 330,000 viewers--a 20 percent improvement over MSNBC's performance a year ago in the same time slot. Although he trails both Fox News' Neil Cavuto (1.3 million viewers) and CNN's Rick Sanchez (543,000), Ratigan seems headed in the right direction.

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