BREAKING NEWS: Alan Grayson Apologizes To Rush Limbaugh
Late this afternoon, in keeping with apologies to Rush Limbaugh from Georgia Republican Phil Gingrey and RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) issued the following statement:
“I’m sorry Limbaugh called for harsh sentences for drug addicts while he was a drug addict. I’m also sorry that he’s bent on seeing America fail. And I’m sorry that Limbaugh is one sorry excuse for a human being.”
The Congressman then rejoined his Democratic colleagues in working on cleaning up George W. Bush’s mess.
UPDATE: LIMBAUGH HAS FANS
According to a Gallup poll last month, there still are some people in America who have a favorable view of Limbaugh. I doubt many would be voting for Grayson anyway. In fact only 6% of Democrats view him favorably-- while 63% have an unfavorable opinion. Among Republicans 23% have an unfavorable opinion while 60% have positive feelings about him. Independents don't much care for him either-- 45% unfavorable and only 25% favorable. For those who find him offensive or outrageous, there's a method to his madness. Gallup:
Limbaugh is a radio personality whose continuing viability depends on maintaining high levels of listenership, which in turn depend at least in part on his ability to generate "buzz" and controversy. So it is no surprise that Limbaugh has taken on President Obama in a provocative manner.
And now, courtesy of our pals at the DCCC, you can write your own apology letter to Limbaugh!