That is how the ultra right wing does business and why I refuse to try to have a civil conversation with them about politics, because it is never civil.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
"There is a lot of talk coming from CitiGroup about how Dodd-Frank isn't perfect, So let me say this to anyone listening at Citi —I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces." -- Elizabeth Warren
I just find it funny that after he found out it was a hoax, he tried to justify his seething rage by indicating that "there is a kernel of truth" behind it.
Perhaps there is, I am just amazed that Rush has a following at this point. The staunchest right-wingers I know in real life even think he's a buffoon.
And despite the fact that he isn't a "real" newsman, many people take him as such. Same with the talking heads on TV, if it's on a news channel, and politics are involved, some will always equate commentary with "news".