In One Eye
Wednesday, April 13, 2005
This story has all the elements that are bound to catch my attention: money, boomers, and fundamentalism.
The stock of Salem Communications Corp. rose sharply Tuesday after Stanford Financial Group raised its investment rating on the religious broadcaster, saying new stations will provide a competitive advantage.Ah, so that's the reason for the recent success of the company. With its time on earth growing shorter, my generation is producing more and more foxhole Christians—so much so that there's money in it.
For what it's worth, I again find myself out of step with my generation. I can't really say that I've felt any compulsion to listen to the soothing message of Christian radio as my mortal span decreases.