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Wed Feb 17, 2021, 01:50 PM Feb 2021

Rush Limbaugh is more responisble for the polarization of the politics in this nation then anyone [View all]

else. He got rich by using his talents to appeal to the worst in peoples nature. He was the king of other-ism. He was the first on the scene who was able to condition people to not think for themselves and just believe what they were being told. He did this thru the human instinct of tribalism.

I remember when he came on the scene nationally, it wasn't long before politicians in DC were giving speeches on the floor that sounded like they could have been written by him. Now we have the case where the House and the Senate are loaded with these idiots.

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That's why I'm not doing cartwheels BannonsLiver Feb 2021 #1
Right. He was one of the principle architects who redesigned the Republican Party Mike 03 Feb 2021 #2
he ripped apart millions of families, including mine with his lies cbdo2007 Feb 2021 #3
I would argue that point. Caliman73 Feb 2021 #4
I think it was Newt... orwell Feb 2021 #5
Rush had been a force in AM radio prior to Newt's rise in the House themaguffin Feb 2021 #9
Newt was a bomb-throwing backbencher years before Rush JHB Feb 2021 #13
Frank Luntz and his language manipulation had major input as well irisblue Feb 2021 #17
Yup, he was working for Newt's GOPAC JHB Feb 2021 #19
I remember riding in the car with a 20-something who listened to his shit in 1990. I can imagine kysrsoze Feb 2021 #6
I agree. However, it was the repeal of the Fairness Doctrine by the FCC in 1987 that allowed jalan48 Feb 2021 #7
+1 leftstreet Feb 2021 #10
YES!!!!! More than anything else - THAT! Grins Feb 2021 #20
Damn straight! PghTiny Feb 2021 #21
Unfortunately, Rupert Murdoch still breathes Bucky Feb 2021 #8
Rush mainstreamed hate. Midnight Writer Feb 2021 #11
It was a tag-team. Rush in public, Newt in Congress JHB Feb 2021 #12
I would listen to as much of his show as I could stomach.... horrible racist stuff horrible Demovictory9 Feb 2021 #14
He poisoned my mother's mind Johnny2X2X Feb 2021 #15
second only to fox news. nt yaesu Feb 2021 #16
It will take a while for his infuence to wane Warpy Feb 2021 #18
I'm just gonna leave this here... True Dough Feb 2021 #22
But what makes only certain people suceptible North Shore Chicago Feb 2021 #23
It is interesting. Turin_C3PO Feb 2021 #24
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