Posts Tagged ‘Limbaugh’

Are You Wife Material for Conservative Loud Mouths?

February 2, 2009

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Why do conservatives like Dick (“Barney Fag”) Armey and Mike Gallagher immediately think of women guests as wife material?

ARMEY: I’m so damn glad that you can never be my wife because I surely wouldn’t have to listen to that prattle from you every day.

GALLAGHER: It’s hysterical. Do you know how many times a week I say, “thank God I don’t have to wake up next to her.” I mean some of these callers, these shrews that call.

Last year, Limbaugh said, “Edwards might be attracted to a woman whose mouth did something other than talk.”

But think about it: these guys judge women based on what kind of wives they would make. Armey couldn’t shut his yap while Joan Walsh talked, which was particularly hypocritical given that he said that we should be focused on the real issues.

The fact is that these guys can’t persuade by their meager reasoning and have to rely on reducing women to sex objects. Armey said that Limbaugh’s “I hope Obama fails” comments and the like are just politics, trying to dismiss any critique of these rhetorical tactics. Yet, he employs them without hesistancy, showing exactly why conservatives should be flogged for making them because they are essential to their strategy.

Surprise . . . Rush Lies About Obama

September 23, 2008

Rush Limbaugh showed his ignorance yet again:

These polls on how one-third of blue-collar white Democrats won’t vote for Obama because he’s black, and — but he’s not black. Do you know he has not one shred of African-American blood? He doesn’t have any African — that’s why when they asked whether he was authentic, whether he’s down for the struggle. He’s Arab. You know, he’s from Africa. He’s from Arab parts of Africa. He’s not — his father was — he’s not African-American. The last thing that he is is African-American. I guess that’s splitting hairs, I don’t — it’s just all these little things, everything seems upside-down today in this country.

Here’s the deal: Obama’s African roots are in Kenya, which is not an “Arabic” state in whatever sense Rush means that word:

  • Arabs, along with Europeans and Asians, make up only 1% of Kenyan population.
  • Muslim are 10% of the population with Christians making up some 70%.

I always laugh when people, particularly conservatives, criticize actors and musicians for making political statements because what do they do know about politics? Yet, I believe even they would know that Kenya is not Arabic or Islamic.

Rush, you are the Jessica Simpson of politics.