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Worst Person: Rush Limbaugh Doubles Down On His 'There Were Union Workers' At The Mine Explosion

Rush Limbaugh is Keith Olbermann's Worst Person for this latest hackery -- Rush Lies Again: ‘There Were Union Workers’ At Non-Union Mine Explosion
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Rush Limbaugh is Keith Olbermann's Worst Person for this latest hackery -- Rush Lies Again: ‘There Were Union Workers’ At Non-Union Mine Explosion:

Last Friday, Rush Limbaugh demanded to know why a coal miner union didn’t protect the 29 miners who were killed in one of Massey CEO Don Blankenship’s mines. After ThinkProgress reported that there was no union at the mine, Limbaugh claimed yesterday that it was a “fact” that “there were union workers there.” Limbaugh cited a news article that the “National Labor Relations Board has affirmed a decision that Massey Energy must rehire 85 coal miners who alleged they were illegally discriminated against because of their union affiliation.” Limbaugh concluded that “the left” who “are trying to blame the Massey disaster on its union busting” were wrong:

So there were union workers there, and so the United Mine Workers should have been overseeing their safety. United Mine Workers of America. There were union workers at that mine, and the left is trying to say, “You can’t say that, Limbaugh! Why it’s a nonunion shop. That SOB CEO got rid of all the unions!” No, no. He agreed to bring back 85 of them. You people, it’s been 21 years. At some point you are going to learn: If you go up against me on a challenge of fact, you are going to be wrong. It’s just that simple.

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