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I suppose it is possible that Rush Limbaugh actually believes the crap he tries to sell to his listeners, but I kinda doubt it. Limbaugh is a lot of things, but I don't think he's unintelligent. Just disingenuous, and very, very willing to spin a story out of whole cloth if it makes his "side" look better.
And his task is huge right now. While George W. Bush has his "Bush Legacy Project" in full-swing, an attempt to spin his administration into something that doesn't suck, Limbaugh has got to do his part. So he's trying to place the blame for the current economic crisis on Democrats. Good luck with that, tubby.
Today, the New York Times had an article about how right-wing talk radio is gearing up to aggressively go after President-elect Obama over the next four years. Rush Limbaugh demonstrated his commitment to this crusade today on his radio show by blaming Democrats — especially Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) — for starting the current economic crisis. . .
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