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March 11, 2006

Rush Limbaugh Comments On Golgotha

If I were as spiritually evolved as Tom Fox, I wouldn't make this obvious "joke." But I can't help myself.

(Limbaugh actually said this about the kidnapping of the Christian Peacemaker Team members on November 29, 2005.)

Posted at March 11, 2006 12:33 PM | TrackBack

A similar point in the latest New Yorker about the Supreme Court nomination hearings. Roberts and Alito talked smack about Plessy v. Ferguson and Korematsu, two badly decided decisions long since discredited. Yet does anyone doubt which side of those decisions Roberts and Alito would have taken? Limbaugh, same thing. He can claim to be unracist and to think slavery and the Holocaust were bad things. Retrospect is so convenient.

Posted by: hedgehog at March 11, 2006 02:11 PM

He's not needed there.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at March 11, 2006 06:18 PM

And a good thing! Laugh and live. Maybe the band on the Titanic had it right after all. If we're going down together anyway, we might as well enjoy the ride.

Posted by: Mark Demory at March 11, 2006 07:27 PM

Do you filter comments for profanity? I commented on this post and it doesn't appear, but a comment on another post did.

Posted by: spiiderweb at March 11, 2006 09:26 PM

goddamn Jonathan, where do you find this shit? Note to self---buy a teething ring to read Tiny Revolution with, to prevent jaw-damage from the tense desire to rip people to shreds. I would pay good money for an RL voodoo dull to sink my claws into right now. Maybe we can make a fundraiser of it.

Posted by: Saheli at March 11, 2006 11:12 PM

Jonathan: Please give us advance notice next time, will you? So I can move my keyboard and mouse out of the way and I don't make a terrible mess when I throw up.

Posted by: Bernard Chazelle at March 12, 2006 12:09 AM

I can't quite tell, but is that Claude Allen on the right, as the penitent thief?

Posted by: Cal at March 12, 2006 04:00 AM

Why hasn't this fool overdosed on that hillbilly heroin he so loves?

Posted by: Jesus B. Ochoa at March 12, 2006 12:00 PM

What the fuck is your problem with profanity, Jonathan?

Posted by: Sully at March 12, 2006 08:46 PM

Rush is probably still hurting over being dumped by Daryn, and he's taking out his anger the only way he knows how.. more bigotry!

Posted by: almostinfamous at March 13, 2006 08:25 AM