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Is Rush Limbaugh Helping or Hurting Republicans and Conservatism?

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Is Rush Limbaugh Helping or Hurting Republicans and Conservatism?

    

Is el Rushbo helping the GOP and conservatism with his bellicose grabbing for power and his insistence upon obeisiance from powerful GOP leaders?

He has forced numerous GOP elected officials to recant and apologize after they dissed him. The Obama admin is embellishing his role as leader of the Republican party. 

Is Limbaugh helping or hurting the GOP cause? He may be claiming to be helping stand up for conservatism. But is he? Or is he helping the Democrats by showing how angry and unreasonable right wingers really are, and how they are lacking in leadership, principles and the courage to take a stand?

Limbaugh is Hurting the GOP/Republicans/Conservatives and helping democrats
       76% from 100 votes  
Limbaugh is Helping the GOP/Republicans/Conservatives
       8% from 11 votes  
Neither
       13% from 17 votes  
Not sure
       3% from 4 votes  

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is a blowhard that hasn't changed message sinc... by sommers on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:06:36 AM
There is no doubt here except the poll conflates t... by Arktig Silver on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:31:58 AM
He is hurting both... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:22:03 PM
Liars, bullies, and crooks love one another.... by John Hanks on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:47:59 AM
My opinion is the Fat Drug Addict is pushing Sarah... by Jon Paley on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49:13 PM
Sadly Rush is doing neither.  He is neither m... by mike on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:00:05 PM
Limbaugh is an "abberant, gasbag, cretin, de-... by Galen on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:19:02 PM
How can having a mean-spirited, loud-mouthed, narr... by Tim Fleming on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:29:30 PM
I think Rush Limbaugh is hurting the Republican Pa... by FedUpRepublican on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:33:32 PM
Of course his loyal "Dittoheads" will st... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:34:07 PM
Rush to Limbo...LolHe just represents the Antithes... by William Whitten on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:38:48 PM
When you see everything as polar extremes, it is c... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:20:29 AM
Cognitive Psychology...So now you are going to cla... by William Whitten on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 2:44:30 PM
Though I think he's hurting Republicans, and h... by UncleSim on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 2:05:44 PM
Whitten, you need to explain this bit of reich win... by nightgaunt on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 2:33:42 PM
"President Obama needs to be steered down the... by William Whitten on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:52:57 PM
how the prefix "neo-" has attained a chilling nuan... by Oh on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 8:08:17 PM
"how the prefix "neo-" has attained... by William Whitten on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 2:49:55 PM
In the meantime, back to Platitudes, Assurances, D... by William Whitten on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 10:14:33 PM
I explain here:  http://georgewashington2.blo... by George Washington on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:42:46 PM
Yes GW it is a ploy, but not one orchastrated by L... by roy lutz on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 10:48:01 AM
reptiles have balls?... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 1:59:12 PM
I think Rush is still helping the Republican party... by Simple Truth on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 5:21:13 PM
it looks to me that he's helping neither. For one... by Oh on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 7:53:00 PM
See the rest of the story, before you jump to a co... by roy lutz on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 10:59:36 AM
but even so: The GOP is beginning to be associated... by Mikhail Lyubansky on Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:09:41 PM
Per usual, Rush is appealing to our fears and doub... by Jason Paz on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:06:27 AM
Rush Limbaugh is a man without a conscience. ... by Marg King on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:48:02 AM
He is helping the Libertarians.... by Gallaher on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:31:23 AM
a sort of distorted Reaganite conservatism that ba... by John Sanchez Jr. on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:57:57 PM
the power of the Blackshirts in a time of confusio... by Laudyms on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 1:46:24 PM
PetitionOne does not petition despots, one warns d... by William Whitten on Thursday, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:45:44 PM
The policies that Rush L. supports have been tried... by Philip Pease on Friday, Mar 6, 2009 at 8:04:39 AM
 Plain and simple, Rush Limbaugh is the Judas... by ConSion on Saturday, Mar 7, 2009 at 7:08:53 PM
It's difficult to decide because he certainly ... by Archie on Sunday, Mar 8, 2009 at 5:19:32 PM
Good point:"At the same time by doing this he... by ConSion on Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:52:24 PM
from real, substantial critical issues with which ... by Alan Donelson on Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:23:58 PM
from real, substantial critical issues with which ... by Alan Donelson on Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:29:24 PM
from real, substantial critical issues with which ... by Alan Donelson on Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:29:54 PM
Short term, I think he helps the GOP by unifying t... by Mark Welkie on Friday, Mar 13, 2009 at 4:53:20 AM
only has a small following within the GOP, yet his... by Stanimal on Sunday, Mar 15, 2009 at 6:48:53 PM