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Limbaugh Likens Democrats To Murderers, Rapists, And 'This Muslim Guy' That 'Offed His Wife's Head'

(h/t Media Matters) I'm fairly confident that Rush Limbaugh has leapt into the abyss and is just thisshy of an aneurysm or apoplexy. I can't believe

(h/t Media Matters)

I'm fairly confident that Rush Limbaugh has leapt into the abyss and is just thisshy of an aneurysm or apoplexy. I can't believe he will keep escalating like this without men in white jackets coming for him.

On his show Thursday afternoon, Rush took a call from a woman wondering why all of her carefully created myths about the joy of living in a Republican-controlled country were being threatened by these crazy Democrats. Rush's response was disturbing, to say the least:

LIMBAUGH: At this point, at this point, Gretchen, I don't care about the "why." They are not going to leave, they are trying to control it. At this point the only thing is they-must-be-stopped.

CALLER: I agree.

LIMBAUGH: Within, within the confine of our Constitution and the political arena of ideas. They must be stopped. I don't care why they see this county the way the see it. I don't care why a murderer does it. I don't care why a rapist does it. I don't care why this Muslim guy offed his wife's head. The "Now Gang" is out there saying "Ah now that’s not domestic violence, that’s just uh, that’s just uh, what'd they call it, “culturally honor killing” and this woman was gonna divorce him…it’s against the law, and, and, and, that's that's…that's his diversity. You know it, uh, I don't care… I don't care why anymore. I mean, if I figure it out, I will be glad to tell you, because its interesting to know, but it doesn't matter in terms of defeating them.

Good God. Aside from the really tenuous grip on reality, someone is going to be hurt by this kind of angry rhetoric. It won't be Rush, but some innocent person whose only crime will be hoping for progress.

Maybe bringing back the Fairness Doctrine is not likely, but something should be done about this kind of inciting rhetoric.

Full transcripts below the fold:

LIMBAUGH: To answer your question, "Why do so many liberal Democrats want to basically tear apart and re-build the country? Because they don't control enough of it to satisfy them. They want to...

CALLER: They live here too I don't understand, like..

LIMBAUGH: Yes, but, they are gonna establish separate rules for themselves by which they live. Such as they will be able to not pay their taxes and work in government at high levels. They are not going to be subject to whatever green-house gas laws that there are. They are not going to be subject to any of this sort of, they have, 'cause they’re too important, you see. Uh, and they all think they are part of the elite. Some of them are gonna get canned, some of them are gonna get the shaft here; they just don't know it. Uh, but it's, it's…forget Democrat, these people are liberal Socialists now. They bear no resemblance of the Democrat party of, of John Kennedy, for example.

CALLER: No you're right, you're right I agree, I agree and my thought is...

LIMBAUGH: It's about power, it's about control, These people genuinely look out over this country from their lofty perches they don't like what they see. Otherwise, they...

CALLER: Well then they can go somewhere else, I don't understand why do they have to stay here?

LIMBAUGH: I don't look..

CALLER: I mean, leave us alone.

LIMBAUGH: At this point, at this point, Gretchen, I don't care about the "why." They are not going to leave, they are trying to control it. At this point the only thing is they-must-be-stopped.

CALLER: I agree.

LIMBAUGH: Within, within the confine of our Constitution and the political arena of ideas. They must be stopped. I don't care why they see this county the way the see it. I don't care why a murderer does it. I don't care why a rapist does it. I don't care why this Muslim guy offed his wife's head. The "Now Gang" is out there saying "Ah now that’s not domestic violence, that’s just uh, that’s just uh, what'd they call it, “culturally honor killing” and this woman was gonna divorce him…it’s against the law, and, and, and, that's that's…that's his diversity. You know it, uh, I don't care… I don't care why anymore. I mean, if I figure it out, I will be glad to tell you, because its interesting to know, but it doesn't matter in terms of defeating them.

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