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One of the most glorious things about watching Rush Limbaugh swirl slowly around the commode is that his predicament reveals his absolute lack of conviction about anything he says.  

The floundering right wing talk show host has gotten so absolutely desperate for ads thanks to the efforts of online activists that he is now forced to advertise for a company that--just a couple of years ago--he publicly ridiculed.  

In November, 2010 Limbaugh mocked Food Insurance, a company that offers emergency food solutions in the event that, say, Barack Hussein O'Bummer's Muslim Brotherhood buddies accidentally explode a dirty bomb in the Lincoln Bedroom and the radioactive fallout forces us all underground.

At the time, Limbaugh found the notion of buying enough overpriced freeze-dried food to survive a nuclear holocaust "ridiculous":

CALLER: Your words always lift my spirits and make me feel a lot more upbeat. My question is, do you think Soros will succeed in bringing the dollar down to zero and cause high inflation like one popular TV and radio host suggests? Will it cost $24 for a loaf of bread?

RUSH: I figured on $50. I think bread's gonna go to $50 a loaf. Now is the time to get it, freeze it in large quantities and butter, too, you can't have bread without butter. How does that sound?

CALLER: Well, not so reassuring.

RUSH: It sounds kind of ridiculous, doesn't it?

The "one popular TV and radio host" would be Limbaugh's fellow shithouse rat Glenn Beck (although he's no longer a TV host).  Beck has been the posterboy for Food Insurance for a long time.  He loves to take the foil wrappers from the dessicated chicken cordon bleu and fashion cute little hats out of them.  

But I digress.

Fast forward two and a half years from Limbaugh's unkind comments about Food Insurance.  The flap-jowled, vein-pulsing, pill-popping bloviator has become his own worst enemy, run off nearly every advertiser you'd be willing to bring home to meet mama.  Those left gracing his ad breaks hock everything from limp noodle cures to Honest to God snake oil.

Oh, and food insurance:

Rush Limbaugh now loves Food Insurance so much that they've even come up with special promotions for Rush Listeners.  For the low cost of $799 you get what's called the lost Dominican Republic weekend special.  It includes:

3 dried omelettes

30 Cuban dog turds

6 gallon jugs of mayonnaise with 6 curly straws

Someone else's Viagra prescription

Enough OxyContin to help you forget all the shameful things you just did

If the Rush special is a little too rock and roll for your taste, Food Insurance does offer its Ultimate 1 Year Family Package.

For a mere $13,239.79 you'll receive :

1264 Breakfast Servings
2528 Lunch/Dinner Servings
2568 A La Carte Servings (Fruits, Veggies, Meats, Desserts and Meal Replacement Drinks)
The package will feed a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children) for 12 months at 3 meals per day, which--if you time it right--will hold you over until Ted Cruz is elected president.

They'll even ship it to your underground bunker for free.

Props to @Nikluk for the story idea.


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