For all you Rush puppets…. still think he’s one of the good guys?
From the May 4 Rush Limbaugh Show:
CALLER: It was like a college fraternity prank that stacked up naked men —
LIMBAUGH: Exactly. Exactly my point! This is no different than what happens at the Skull and Bones initiation and we’re going to ruin people’s lives over it and we’re going to hamper our military effort, and then we are going to really hammer them because they had a good time. You know, these people are being fired at every day. I’m talking about people having a good time, these people, you ever heard of emotional release? You of heard of need to blow some steam off?
On his May 5th show:
LIMBAUGH: I think a lot of the American culture is being feminized. I think the reaction to the stupid torture is an example of the feminization of this country.
Millions of Americans listen to this jerk every day. And he’s not alone.
Good old Ollie North, convicted and let go, had this to say in a May 9 Commentary for The Washington Times: "The media’s ‘compassion’ for these imprisoned miscreants and suspected terrorists [the abused prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison] is a front for their journalistic jihad against the [George W. Bush] administration." And on the May 11th episode of Hannity & Colmes: "Alan, for 13 or 14 days now, all we have seen on the front pages of America’s newspapers is a group of obviously twisted young people with leashes and weird sex acts, the kind of thing that you might find on any college campus nowadays, being perpetrated by people in uniform."
Even on Dennis Miller’s show, there was Jonathan V. Last of the Weekly Standard: "I hope these guys are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law … but at the same time, let’s not get too crazy and call them Nazi-like. … Worse happens in frat houses across America … bad pictures with some guys playing naked Twister. It’s bad, but we don’t want to get too crazy."
On the April 30 broadcast of FOX News Channel’s Hannity & Colmes, former U.S. Army sergeant and former interrogation instructor Tony Robinson stated that "frat hazing is worse" than "what [was] happening in these pictures":
Check out some of the photos and descriptions and then read these words back. So this is the new American. Nice. Really great.