Rush Limbaugh at the CPAC

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I put Limbaugh in the same mental 'pocket' as people like Ann Coulter. Intelligent, articulate, accurate but a bit shrill for my taste - fun but not that much substance. Through a personal email, someone suggested that I might want to watch Limbaugh's speech at the Conservative Political Action Committee meeting a few weeks ago. Roy, I thank you! This is something that is very much worth watching -- ten segments each about seven to ten minutes long so you will be investing about one hour/thirty. The guy was on fire and completely nails the Liberal back-story. I grew up in a Liberal Democrat Academic household and saw this stuff from the inside. I remained a Liberal until 9/11 happened and I started asking questions and did not like the answers I was receiving. What is interesting is that this speech has shown up on Obama's RADAR and the Democrats are spinning Rush as being the face of the Republican party. Limbaugh has since countered with an offer:
But I have an idea. If these guys are so impressed with themselves, and if they are so sure of their correctness, why doesn't President Obama come on my show? We will do a one-on-one debate of ideas and policies. Now, his people in this Politico story, it's on the record. They're claiming they wanted me all along. They wanted me to be the focus of attention. So let's have the debate! I am offering President Obama to come on this program -- without staffers, without a TelePrompTer, without note cards -- to debate me on the issues.


















I may not turn into a ditto-head overnight but I am giving this guy a second look. And, BTW, his brother is just as smart -- a Sherlock/Mycroft sorta thing...

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