Oct
22
2009

Limbaugh's Selective Outrage Over False Quotations

John K. Wilson (Obamapolitics, 10/16/09) on Rush Limbaugh and fake quotes: When it came to people repeating false quotes about Limbaugh that Limbaugh himself had never bothered to deny, Limbaugh was outraged: "we are in the process behind the scenes working to get apologies and retractions with the force of legal action against every journalist who has published these entirely fabricated quotes about me, slavery, and James Earl Ray." But when it came to his own false quotes, Limbaugh has been entirely indifferent to fake quotes. In one of his books, Limbaugh claimed to be quoting James Madison: "We have […]