While "featured speaker" Schultz does say the march involves a "consortium of groups," he sure makes it sound like he's the driving force -- from invitation to "March with me," to the "We'll show you conservatives out there when Big Eddie starts crankin' on something we don't back down until it gets done."
And he wants to be very clear: "If Beck had not done his rally -- this would have happened." Are we clear? The 10-2 march is in no way a response to the 8/28 rally.
He invited listeners to go wegoted.com -- so I did. And that led to an interesting question: Does Ed Schultz still have a television show? While on the site I decided to read the "About Ed" section. There was a passage about Ed's television exposure:
He's a favorite guest of talk show pioneer Larry King on CNN. Schultz has also been seen on Hardball, The O'Reilly Factor, Lou Dobbs, The Situation Room, American Morning, Morning Joe and many other shows.
There is no mention that he, reportedly, has his own program on MSNBC. The Wikipedia entry about Ed Schultz says his MSNBC show launched on April 6, 2009. It seems highly unlikely that a major media personality could have a television program for 17-months and there be no mention of it on the person's own website. As though it didn't exist.