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Mike Gallagher
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Radio Personality
    (April 7, 1960- )
    Born in Dayton, Ohio
    Birth name is Michael Smelstor
    Nationally syndicated radio host
    Conservative political commentator
    Occasional actor, doing small parts in 'One Angry Man' (2010) and 'The Wager' (2007)
    Host of the Mike Gallagher Show, aired on Salem Radio Network (launched in 1998)
    Heard by over 2.25 million listeners weekly in over 200 markets
    Fox News Channel Contributor and guest host (2005- )
    Frequent guest on Hannity and Colmes, The O'Reilly Factor and Lou Dobbs Tonight
    Author of 'Surrounded by Idiots: Fighting Liberal Lunacy in America' (2005) and '50 Things Liberals Love to Hate' (2012)
    Work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and Forbes Magazine
    Namesake for the charity, Gallagher's Army: The Mike Gallagher Show Charitable Foundation (founded in 2005) and later Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund (founded in 2012)
    He sports 'elf-like' facial features.
    He is a verbal sparring partner of Alan Colmes.
    He came under fire for calling for various liberal celebrities to be arrested for sedition for assorted anti-Bush statements (2006).
    He tends to cut off his listeners to go on his own minutes-long tangents.
    He backed Newt Gingrich in his ill-fated presidential run.
    He somehow was able to fulfill a lifelong dream of having a week-long cameo in a Broadway show, in 2011.
    He was accused of Islamaphobic racism after advocating post-9/11 'Muslims Only' zones at airports, saying that 'it's time' to finally scrutinize Muslims (2012).
    He slaughtered a live steer on the air as an affront to PeTA (although he gave the meat to the poor).
    He came under fire, along with Chris Wallace, for making inappropriate comments about Kelly Clarkson's weight gain, during a Fox News panel discussion.
    He attacked Bill Maher and Christopher Hitchens, respectively, as 'a disgraceful little man, bully, horrible human being' and 'a British pseudointellectual' upon whom he wished Hell (banning both from his show).
    He is active with the Salvation Army's Red Kettle team.
    His wife died only a day shy of her 52nd birthday.
    He was ranked, by Talkers Magazine, as the sixth most-listened-to radio talk show host in the US.
    He has been named among Talkers Magazine's 100 Most Influential Talk Hosts in America for 9 consecutive years.
    He sidestepped a potential Limbaugh-Fluke style dustup by apologizing on-air to Clarkson, referring to himself as 'Tubby Mike,' and the last person who should be fat-shaming.
    He was sucked into a feud with the Occupy Wall Street movement (when it was still big) after referring to them as 'dopes.'
    His foundations have raised funds for Blue-Star/Gold-Star military families and the families of fallen police officers.
    He has raised funds for Food for the Poor's house building projects in the poverty-stricken slums of Jamaica (at one point doing a live broadcast in the area).
    He repeatedly motioned to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from protesting funerals of shooting victims; offering them airtime and financial compensation in exchange for not picketing.

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