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Response to obxhead (Reply #20)

Tue Apr 17, 2012, 10:55 PM

75. he's point man for 1000 coordinated stations, creating made-to-order constituencies and alternate

realities. 50 mil a week, many of them absorbing the lies and passing them to friends and family and co-workers. it's a buzz machine mad avenue would kill for, well coordinated by those think tanks.

it dominates the republican voter and the party, determining who is too moderate to represent them. the party of lincoln became the party of limbaugh.

team limbaugh can dominate messaging through unchallenged repetition. it's a 24/7 ad for the GOP. they decide where the political center is perceived, what is acceptable or not.

it was the small number of dittohead/teabaggers (following a big microphone) and the 20 years of unchallenged and ignored lying that made single payer and public option politically impossible. it was largely limbaugh, with months of blowharding, that convinced those idiots that defaulting on the debt would be good for us, forcing obama to make cuts. it was largely team limbaugh that gave us bush, iraq, bank deregulation, tax breaks for billionaires, and much of this supreme court. one of his earliest successes was swiftboating anita hill to get thomas on the court, and creating the atmosphere that makes a real liberal on the court so hard.

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