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Tue Feb 26, 2013, 09:49 AM

Limbaugh’s New Racism | Joel S. Hirschhorn

Joel S. Hirschhorn -- World News Trust

Feb. 24, 2013

For some years, several times a week while driving to go shopping and do errands, I have listened to Rush Limbaugh on the radio.

Pretty much all the time I have become angered because every few sentences I realized that with his total sincerity and conviction he was stating absolutely incorrect things. Add to endless wrong information complete lapses in logic, causing me to be bewildered that Limbaugh has reached such success. My only explanation is that he appeals to a very large number of ignorant and unintelligent people who, like religious zealots, remain enraptured by his ultra-ring wing rhetoric. What a surprise therefore that recently Limbaugh has been speaking relentlessly about “information poor” Americans as his pseudo brilliant explanation of why President Obama has succeeded.

Two things stand out. First, he clearly refuses to face the reality that it is his incredibly loyal audience that must be information poor to readily accept all the falsehoods he dishes out daily.

Here are just two simple examples of intentional misinformation and disinformation he has dispensed, like the proverbial Kool-Aid keeping his listeners doped up. He recently was admonishing President Obama for doing terrible things or not doing the right things and in his routinely glib, smooth style spoke of the five years of the Obama presidency. This happened at about 10 percent into Obama’s second term, in other words some weeks, or about 90 percent less than the full fifth year of the Obama presidency. How could an honest, fair person so easily state to his vast audience that there had already been five years of Obama as president? And yet, there it was. I quickly realized that this specific event was just part of the normal design of the ludicrous Limbaugh rhetoric, actually propaganda designed to maintain the conservative idiocy of his loyal audience.



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Tue Feb 26, 2013, 02:12 PM

1. You have more stamina for stupidity than I do!

I cannot listen to him for more than a few minutes before I feel compelled to start writing down the names of sponsors to make sure that I do not frequent their establishments or buy their products and so that I can draft a letter to their management stating WHY I will not consider them for business...

As for Limbaugh himself, it angers me that a human of so little actual value or empathy can receive such drastic monetary rewards on this Earth while innocent children and people of real value so frequently make little to nothing. He lives like a king and his value to me is less than the poor soul who must clean the pipes at the water sanitation plant for minimum wage.

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Tue Feb 26, 2013, 03:55 PM

2. S once everyone here hates Rush


I have a solution. Elect me Dictator for Life,then the only job in media Rush will have is to clean the toilets inRachel Maddow's studio. With a Q-tip

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