As Media Matters pointed out, Campbell Brown claimed that Rush Limbaugh backed off of his comments about Sonia Sotomayor being a racist even though Li
June 4, 2009

As Media Matters pointed out, Campbell Brown claimed that Rush Limbaugh backed off of his comments about Sonia Sotomayor being a racist even though Limbaugh himself has done anything but back away from those statements:

LIMBAUGH: Producers for Andrea Mitchell, you need to tell her I have not retracted my charge that she's a racist and a bigot. I have not eaten my words. You're missing the fundamental part of this. Gosh, this is -- she's a pro-life racist and I'm saying if she's a pro-life racist, I may have to change my view. What is so hard -- you know, the state-run media is unbelievable.

It's a good thing Brown dropped that "No Bias, No Bull" from her show title, not that she lived up to it before the recent name change. As Brown noted Gingrich actually did walk his comments back but giving either of these guys a pass for their race baiting and trying to pretend either of them didn't mean what they said is ridiculous at best, and giving the Republicans who don't want to piss off the Hispanic community cover so they can distance themselves from their remarks. If the Republican party and its members in the Congress were really concerned about either of these men's statements they would have told both of them to shut the hell up a long time ago.

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