Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 16 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 3/9/09

GOP's Big Tent Barely Fits Mount RUSHmore

By       (Page 1 of 1 pages)   No comments
Message Steve mcqueen

What a wonderful week for talk radio and TV spin.

CPAC, the Republican braintrust that thought it would be a grande idea to thrust Rush Limbaugh in front of the choir to keynote their rip into Barack Obama. And El Rushbo did not fail to deliver, firing out from his flaming Johnny Cash getup, among other hyperbole, his from day one wish that the new President fail.

The conservative crowd was thrilled beyond all expectation. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said, "I think Rush is a great leader for conservatives. I think he articulates what a lot of people are concerned about."

This is the same Rush Limbaugh who told his listeners, "if you are a moderate Republican you stand for nothing." The ever-shrinking Republican tent seems to be a perfect fit for Rush. I'm not one to cheapen the debate with a crass fat joke - but if I was - perhaps it is one of Rush's old suits that the GOP is using for a tent.

RNC chair Michael Steele had to apologize to Limbaugh for READ THE REST OF THE BIG FAT STORY RIGHT HERE.

Fomer talk show host and award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful."

Rate It | View Ratings

Steve Mcqueen Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

My "bio" is not relevant to this discussion
Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Breaking! McCain Concedes!

Palin/Couric Interview Bombshell: Palin Unable To Name All Her Children's Names

It's Sunday - So Where's Sarah?

Image of Virgin Mary Found In Sarah Palin's Bouffant

Fake FEMA Press Conference Template Making The Rounds

Palin Suspends Vice Presidential Campaign: Rushes Back to Alaska to Keep an Eye on Russia

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend