Sarah Palin’s Word Salad of the Day: Apologizing for Limbaugh
Sarah Palin came out yesterday and denounced Rush Limbaugh’s disgusting misogynistic attacks on law student Sandra Fluke…
OK, you already know I’m kidding so I’ll just knock it off.
In reality, of course, Palin apologized and made excuses for Limbaugh with one of those deliciously incoherent word salads so beloved of the right wing.
“I think the definition of hypocrisy is for Rush Limbaugh to have been called out, forced to apologize and retract what it is that he said in exercising his First Amendment rights and never is that the same applied to the leftist radicals who say such horrible things about the handicapped, about women, about the defenseless.
“So I think that’s the definition of hypocrisy, and that’s my two cents for you.”
Meanwhile, the entire right wing has gone into full-throated “they did it too” deflection mode for Rush Limbaugh today. Infantile schoolyard politics, to defend the indefensible.
One example out of many: wingnut ranter William Jacobson has grandly announced the Carbonite Accountability Project, intended to shame the online backup company into advertising with Limbaugh again. He called on his voluminous audience to chime in with any “hypocritical” advertising decisions from Carbonite; so far he’s gotten one comment:
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They’re just beyond parody — have been for years now.