The New York Times has a must-read up on how the GOP is losing the tech war — and losing the youth vote. But tucked away in the piece, I found this:[W]e can’t be afraid to call out Rush Limbaugh,” said Goodwin’s fiancée, S. E. Cupp, a New York Daily News columnist and a co-host of”The Cycle”on MSNBC. “If we can get three Republicans on three different networks saying, ‘What Rush Limbaugh said is crazy and stupid and dangerous,’ maybe that’ll give other Republicans cover” to denounce the talk-show host as well.
Comments: She´s on MSNBC. Has she called out any of of the race baiters on MSNBC, like Chris Matthews or Toure? Her network just hired Robert Gibbs, will she call him out?
I watch the ´RealNews´ Beck program. Buck is former CIA, Will is a statistical genius, Amy is also a savvy insider but every time S E opens her mouth, I get that little gag feeling in the back of my throat.
The vast majority of journalists would love to have a documented reporting and prediction accuracy level approaching Rush Limbaugh´s. No other journalist or reporter in the country has the same level of scrutiny and criticism put on everything they say. It would crush most of them. They may not like the way he states the issue, but they have only very rarely been able to fault the accuracy of his statements.
What concerns me about Rush is the sense of depression I feel, recently, when I listen to him. And it is the same feeling I have had since November. In the old days, Rush bounced back, after a few days, from defeat. He does not seem to be bouncing back. I think he sees the end of this country as we knew it and cannot get his head around why people who have had the privilege of living in this country, are so eager to flush it down the drain. And, sadly, I think he is right.
S.E. Cupp is a solid conservative. That does not mean she cannot have real reservations about Rush Limbaugh. Many of us do. I disagree with her that he is "crazy" or "stupid", but when he manipulates his fans for his own purposes, he does real harm and so could be considered "dangerous" in that way. People tend to forget that Rush Limbaugh is an extremely successful and astute entertainer. He is not a visionary.
Limbaugh is a dead-ender. He would rather have Democrats in the Senate than Republicans who are not as conservative as he is. Think Delaware, Indiana, Missouri and Nevada with their crackpot Senate candidate losers.
I don´t hear Susan Collins crying that the Republican Party is too conservative. Somehow she manages just fine.
Ever notice anti-Rush posters never give any actual points of disagreement with Rush? At least they should propose something in disagreement with Rush´s statements and not make the usual empty ad hominem attacks. I suppose they figure on influencing the weak vessels to swell the rovette ranks.
This is the 2nd comment Cupp has made that is an attack on Conservatives. Don´t care to spend the time to search for the 1st time. Suffice to say, she´s no more a conservative anymore than the boob attorney who claimed to be one while calling to ban and confiscate firearms.
I´m not worried about Rush but this country is in deep kimshee with the reelection of zero.
I enjoy Rush Limbaugh. I particularly like his meaty economic analyses. As for S.E. Cupp, I don´t enjoy her work or what she´s really about, television appearances. She´s largely making a name for herself by selling her looks, targeting the low information male voter, which doesn´t appeal to me. There´s no depth in anything she says, her conservatism is strictly "pop-right." Go right ahead and attack Rush, Ms. Cupp. I still won´t find anything useful in either your appearance or any of your fluff analysis
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Former lurker, 2/14/2013 11:06:11 AM (No. 9175985)
#11, I suspect you feel depressed because is so darn honest. There is no way to put a happy face about the trajectory th contrary (and the world) is on. Since I have not been able to identify an alternative you might try my solution. Just pour more wine and read a good book.
Stockholm Syndrome? Is she blinking a message with her eyes? There is a reason why fraternizing with the enemy is forbidden in all armies. After you´ve given the liberals their fondest desire, they still won´t like you or respect you. Here´s my advice : GET OFF OF THE ISLAND OF MANHATTAN! GO VISIT AMERICA!
S. E. you might try debating him on ideas. Just calling him names worked on Palin, Romney and Ryan, but Rush has already deflected all the negatives that you J School dropouts have thrown at him. Tis also includes His Slickness and Hillary.
I have to agree with #8. I´ve pretty well stopped watching Real News because of Cupp. I´ve always had the impression she´s too impressed with herself. It´s too bad because the other commentators know their stuff and I enjoyed their views.
Rush has opinions, but on major subjects he usually throws the "meat" out and enough information for the listeners to make up their own mind. He gives his audience the courtesy of realizing they have a mind capable of disseminating information.
Hey, we´ve just been informed that she´s a solid conservative, from the same antiPalin, Rove luvin, Romney is a severe conservative, there is no t party and conservatives lost the election experts. All scrutiny and criticism should now cease.
#37 to quote Rush " Right On, right on " Sarah Elizabeth is an avowed libertarian and refuses to be called Conservative. She also is an atheist and brags about her free sexual life. as for 12, I think we all have her number
The anti-Rush, anti-Sarah folk on here are not Conservatives. They are Leftists that lack morality or principles. They hate everything about Conservatism except the right to be prosperous without government interference. Since we happen to believe in much of what Rush believes, that somehow makes us manipulated? I guess as long as we just sit on our hands and do not get involved with such things as "Operation Chaos" then we are good lil minions of the RINO elitists. Rush has been on national radio for 25 yrs and all you can do is name one thing? No wonder you hate him so much.
Limbaugh has suckered many of you on this Rubio-Schumer amnesty gambit. "I like what you´re doing and wish you luck". Rush has turned into a nattering old fool ever since he was remarried. As for, CUPP, she is a fool´s fool, sophmoric, and good for a date or two but won´t shut her ignorant mouth long enough for the romance to go. These are the Whig death throes, my friends.
My God! I had no idea Rush was such a powerful icon- our last and only hope of expressing any conservative idea or criticism of the left. We are surrounded! And or last flag to rally round is the one over the EIB network!
Denouncing the ideas of people with whom one disagrees -and even the people themselves- as crazy, stupid and dangerous is the Left´s idea of political debate. All such partisans know how to do is to try to marginalize or, better still, silence opinions with which they disagree. Character assassination is a principal tactic used by Leftists against people who disagree with them. The political, for the Left, is indeed the personal. Leftist dogmatism and intolerance is largely the consequence of a massive failure of truly liberal education, which has been replaced by indoctrination and propaganda for a Leftist world view within which children can become permanently trapped, unable even to conceive of a legitimate alternative.
What in the world is Cupp talking about? Rush welcomes reasoned, civil debate. Rush authentically helps fill the void left by the remarkable Bill Buckley. (...Remember when the statist pbs removed this one remaining conservative voice from their program line-up? Public Broadcasting should have been defunded immediately for their blatant political bias!!!)
I will call out Rush. Stop saying nothing can be done about obama! I see it too many times at your site. You have a megaphone, start using it to get congress to act against this muslim terrorist supporter.
Will you Limbaugh fans take a step back and re-read this thread? Where in the world is it written that everyone has to be a regular Limbaugh listener and follower and that those who are not are "Leftists that lack morality or principles" and are "antiPalin, Rove luvin, Romney is a severe conservative, there is no t party" adherents and are trying to influence "the weak vessels to swell the rovette ranks.
Friends, this is just nuts. What happened to the salon?
#40 - your name says it all. As usual, you took one line out of context. Rush has explained endlessly that when he told Rubio this, he was congratulating him on his successful voicing of conservative principles - he has not signed on to amnesty, and neither has most of his audience. But you wouldn´t know that because you don´t listen to Rush, you get your info from the likes of MSNBC & Co.
Funny how the same posters hate Rush and hate Sarah Palin too. Verrryy interesting - we know your game.
What #12, #28 & #30 said. And Thank you #50 for expressing the feelings of many of us, who while we listen to Rush Limbaugh it doesn´t mean we must agree with all his tactics. Operation chaos WAS a debacle and this past election a disaster because President Ronald Reagan was not on the ballot. I have been a Rush fan since 1988, and a lifelong Conservative, and am tired of being called "not a Conservative" or a "leftist", because the great "they" out here decide who IS and who is NOT "conservative". Friends can disagree and still be friends, but here lately, not so much. What has happened to the salon? Indeed..
Your right #53 Rush didn´t want Obama to win so he supported Romney, how foolish of him. I think SC Cup is going the way of Morning Joe, it happens at that station. Rush Limbaugh is one of the reasons conservatism has come as far as it has. I don´t agree with him 100% but I don´t agree with anyone 100%. unfortunately many posters here cannot support anyone they don´t agree with 100%, again this is why we lose elections.
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R. Edgar, 2/15/2013 9:28:11 AM (No. 9177800)
Whoa! Way too much friendly fire on our own positions today. Which of course is what the Red Diaper whiners want.
I know I don´t perfectly align my views with everyone here, but I´ll tell you one thing, I´m directing my ordinance toward the LEFT.
Don´t worry, the leftist shills and online trolls who are deliberatley trying to sap our strength will be smoked out soon enough and dealt with accordingly. They always betray themselves at some point.
Sorry but Sippy Cupp is NOT a solid conservative. She is not even a conservative. She is a sometimes libertarian. But she doesn´t even get that right. Cupp is an airhead ditz who thinks she is "all that" and who believe she is superior to everyone else. But she is just another young aggressive media whore who wants to tell everyone else what to believe. I never liked her or her ugly New York glasses. Rush did not manipulate his audience. OC was NOT manipulation. People knew exactly what that was all about. 28, I used to appreciate your posts, but I no longer recognize your comments. #28 is not a lib, but certainly their views have changed a lot over the years.
I have noticed, however that we do have some more trolls (who even admit it in their names)and seminar posters who seemed to have come over from leftist sites just to create havoc.
50% put obama back in charge of the slippery slope our country is on. Some probable voter fraud but those who think the GOP lost for being too moderate will assure Hitlary takes over in 2016.
Political babes in the woods and political naivete IMO. Us in shambles and the dems owning the news and hence the views? Tea Party vs Rove indeed and call a Republican in a liberal state a rino instead of appreciating the seat as a number to have a majority. We really need more Akins and others that the public fear more than they do left wing tyrants?
I listen to Rush, so I pretty much don´t pay attention to what anybody else says about him. I can make up my own mind.
Rush is very impressive, does his homework so extensively that all important national news topics get covered thoroughly. I disagree that he is not a "visionary". His vision is the values and standards that this country was founded on, and the effort to return to those values and standards. What more vision could you want (if you are a conservative)?
Never even heard of S.E. Cupp until this post. Why would I care what she says?
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