A talent for spinning yarns

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    There are people who enjoy telling tall tales, and for the most part they are harmless. Rush Limbaugh is one of these people, and he has made a lucrative career out of spinning yarns. But he is not harmless; he has taken the GOP for a ride to destruction.
    Each day he and his staff come up with tales that they believe will be the political fish story that finally make his faithful sheep roll their eyes, scratch their heads, and say to themselves “Rush, that is BS.” He and his writers have had a long running program tricking the gullible using outlandish “facts” that get more and more unbelievable with each passing day. The broadcast has lasted many years longer than they ever thought possible, and he has made millions of dollars.
    Rush has claimed he is just an entertainer, and he has a faithful following. Over time he has become the best friend the Democrats could hope for by hijacking the entire Republican Party. It is a feat that still amazes Rush himself, but now that he is in charge of the GOP, he plans to take them for the ride of their lives.
    Hang on neocons, if you though it had been a wild ride up until now, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
     
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    As a Dem I say, stay the course, Rush! You can't help but admire Rush for swimming toward the sinking GOP ship and pulling it all the way down to the depths of obscurity.

    That guy is good.
     
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    The only issue of concern with Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Fox and other far right media outlets is they stir up the crackpots and sometimes the crackpots act. Consider McVeigh types and what motivates them, or all the wackos out there buying guns or preaching revolution because they don't like the results democracy sometimes brings. These people are crazy, plain and simple.

    Best piece on Limbaugh. Add Beck.

    Rush, Newspeak and Fascism: An exegesis

    http://dailydoubt.blogspot.com/2009/04/we-all-owe-douglas-feith-apology_11.html
     
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    And here when I clicked on this I thought it was going to be your autobiography based on the thread title.
     
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    LImbough is an entertainer in about the same way that Joseph Goebbels was.
     
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    Limbaugh is about nothing but "tall tales" huh? How about some good examples....
     
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    Just about anything he spews.
     
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    I heard Goebbels did funnier parodies.
     
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    Oh really? Cite some facts to back up your amorphous claim....or should I say your unsubstantiated liberal hate speech? :lol:
     
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    Well...been waiting.....but I guess none of the liberals here can come up with any "tall tales" and "spun yarns" that they claim Rush Limbaugh keeps on "spewing"....

    ....looks like libs are the actual liars here...."spewing" their unsubstantiated hate....as per usual...
     
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