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  •  Whether he wears a title or not, whether he has (4+ / 0-)

    been elected to any office (or not), Rush Limbaugh is a publicly acknowledged leader of the rightwing, conservative, Republican Base.

    I don't understand why they want to follow his ranting nonsense, but they do.

    "Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.''
    -- SCOTUS Justice O.W. Holmes Jr
    "I like paying taxes...with them, I buy Civilization"
    -- Angie in WA State

    by Angie in WA State on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:01:10 AM PDT

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    •  I understand your point, all you have to do is (2+ / 0-)
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      Angie in WA State, Matt Z

      google "demagogue Rush". That is the consensus. Rush is too much an entertainer for me for that title, but you're right it's the audience that counts as much as him.

      Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. -Martin Luther

      by the fan man on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:44:21 AM PDT

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