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ÉVOCATEUR - Before Beck and Limbaugh, another populist reigned supreme. World, re-meet Morton Downey, Jr.: the original f**king loudmouth.
Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr.
In the late ‘80s, Downey tore apart the traditional talk format by turning debate of current issues into a gladiator pit. His blow-smoke-in-your-face style drew a rabid cult following