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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:10 PM

Limbaugh suggested that the government manipulated hurricane forecasts

Rush Limbaugh Says Obama Manipulated Isaac Storm Track To Delay GOP Convention: ‘The Hurricane Center Is … Obama’


On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh suggested that the government manipulated hurricane forecasts in order to force Republicans to cancel a day of their national convention, saying the model “allows them to do it.”

“The hurricane center is the regime; the hurricane center is the Commerce Department. It’s the government. It’s Obama,” said Limbaugh.

In reality, the National Hurricane Center forecast is, roughly, what you get if “you average together the track forecasts from” several models, most of which are done by other organizations, in some cases other countries. Obama would have more luck using his apparently omniscient powers to alter the course of the hurricane itself than somehow trying to rejigger the storm tracks from all these different models, which are publicly available and updated continuously.

Limbaugh communicated his absurd theory on this imaginary scheme while simultaneously claiming “I’m not alleging conspiracy.”


http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/08/27/752661/rush-limbaugh-says-obama-manipulated-isaac-storm-track-to-delay-gop-convention-the-hurricane-center-is-obama/


I wonder if Obama can change the forcast for this weekend so it will not rain?



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liberal N proud Aug 2012 OP
RandiFan1290 Aug 2012 #1
yonder Aug 2012 #4
pampango Aug 2012 #2
MountainLaurel Aug 2012 #3
lpbk2713 Aug 2012 #5
madinmaryland Aug 2012 #6
Initech Aug 2012 #7
HopeHoops Aug 2012 #8
Ganja Ninja Aug 2012 #9

Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:12 PM

1. He's so high

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:23 PM

4. 4 times a day...

...the blue ones. It's a wonder he can still slobber.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:15 PM

2. Always nice to know what the latest winger conspiracy theory is. Thanks, Rush. n/t

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:16 PM

3. I wish they'd make up their minds

Is the federal government some incompetent force of nincompoops who piss away government money, or is it some evil cabal that can apparently manipulate the weather?

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:26 PM

5. Like the corrupt BushCo admin manipilated global warming data?





This is what leads OxyRush to suggest it could be done.


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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:31 PM

6. The only hurricane being manipulated is the one coming out the rear end of Limbaugh!!

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:41 PM

7. Man I want some of whatever they're smoking.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 01:58 PM

8. Yeah, and the Koch brothers gave him a lifetime supply of toilet paper that lasted two weeks.

 

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Tue Aug 28, 2012, 02:03 PM

9. He seemed less crazy back when he was on hillbilly heroin.

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