Dingy Harry demands an apology from Limbaugh Updated: Reid questions Rush’s patriotism

posted at 3:29 pm on October 1, 2007 by Bryan

To whom, Jesse MacBeth, Micah Wright and all the other phony soldiers whom Limbaugh was talking about?

Seriously. This is childish. This demand is coming from a senator who slandered Italian-Americans over 18 months ago and never apologized. It’s coming from the senator who declared the war lost months ago. It’s coming from the senator who declared that he wouldn’t listen to Gen. Petraeus no matter what he said, months before he even said it. It’s coming from the senator who doesn’t know the difference between legal citizens and residents and illegal aliens. It’s coming from the senator who told a room full of school kids that the President of the United States is a “loser.”

It’s coming from a senate majority leader currently leading a congress that’s at 11% approval.

Sen. Harry Reid ought to apologize for his own career before demanding apologies of anyone else.

Update: GOP offers a counter-resolution supporting Rush. It’s silly, but not as silly as Reid’s condemnation.

Look, Sen. Reid, if you’re casting about for someone who actually owes an apology to US troops, start here.

Update: Wait a minute. Wait. A. Minute. Aren’t the Democrats always caterwauling about Republicans questioning their patriotism? Then why should Harry Reid get away with questioning Rush Limbaugh’s patriotism? John over at Verum Serum noticed this section of Dingy Harry’s speech today, and it’s worth a big bright highlight:

“Freedom of speech is one of our country’s most cherished values,” Reid told the Senate. “Nothing sets us further apart than the countries and regimes we oppose than our belief that everyone’s opinion matters, and everyone has the right to express it.

“That is why, when we hear things on the radio that are offensive, by and large, we tolerate them. But last week, Rush Limbaugh went way over the line – and while we respect his right to say anything he likes, his unpatriotic comments cannot be ignored.” (emphasis added)

“…unpatriotic comments…” Reid is questioning Rush’s patriotism. I think an apology is in order.

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Winston Churchill took the english language to war during the Battle of Britain, with a /they will never beat us/ attitude, telling the Brits to stay strong.
Can you see effing Reed strolling up an down OmahaBeach with a bullhorn yelling “the invasion has failed, the war is lost, run for your lives!”
All Hairy Reed needs is a tshirt with OBL on it and some pompoms.
If Reed had any bolls he’d debate Rush head2head fer a coupla hours, payperview to benifit our wounded heroes&families.

christophercube on October 1, 2007 at 9:49 PM

Winston Churchill….
christophercube on October 1,2007 at 9:49PM.

Christophercube:Hey Christoph is that you or did you change your name slightly!

canopfor on October 1, 2007 at 10:04 PM

Don’t some of you see the pattern?

Yes, we should not stoop to the lefts intellectual level.

allrsn on October 1, 2007 at 10:40 PM

Reid is a mental suckhole with delusions of competence.

He must be a heck of a backroom negotiator to have reached his current spot. I’ve thrown boots at more eloquent alleycats.

sulla on October 1, 2007 at 11:12 PM

Don’t some of you see the pattern?

Bradky on October 1, 2007 at 9:42 PM

A one eyed man could see it a hundred miles away.

MB4 on October 2, 2007 at 5:03 AM

Love Rush. One thing they cannot duplicate about Rush is that he’s right on(though a little Right of me, I’m kind of more in the Dennis Miller range) and he’s funny while making his point. Real funny and they’re such miserable bastards…and they’re supposed to be the creative types.

Reid picked a fight with the wrong guy

LtE126 on October 2, 2007 at 6:42 AM

MB4 on October 2, 2007 at 5:03 AM

Why do you think so many don’t and continue to fall for it?

Bradky on October 2, 2007 at 7:07 AM

Usually I suspend judgment on whether a pol’s misrepresentation is deliberate, so long as there’s any room for doubt.

In this case, can there be any doubt that Reid-Harkin knew they were misrepresenting what Rush actually said? I don’t think so… a clear case of intentional falsification.

petefrt on October 2, 2007 at 9:34 AM

Senor Ried you first. Why do you bring out rejected GI’s and call them decorated (unless you call face paint decorated)?

Then use these ruses to refute the work of millions of ‘real’ GI’s who put their lives on the line to give you the right to abuse you office.

Watch out, Mr. Soros will soon be asking you to MOVE OVER as he and his cronies take control of the country because of your ignorance to see the truth as it stared you down.

MSGTAS on October 2, 2007 at 10:23 AM

his unpatriotic comments cannot be ignored.. Senator Harry Reid

The DREAM Act would allow children who have grown-up in the United States — brought here by their parents through no fault of their own — to legalize their status. The DREAM Act recognizes that children should not be penalized for the actions of their parents Harry Reid

Reid is so patriotic he intends to allow underage non-citizens to grant themselves citizenship rights that exceed the rights of American citizens if these illegally smuggled underage children are too young to make the informed decision to violate the laws and sovereignity of the United States of America as their parents did

Reid is so patriotic he slapped this new self-legalization concept to the defense bill. If Reid cannot pick up a gun and go in harms way at least he can express his patriotism by fighting the enemy he fears most – the native born, or legal immigrant American who corruptly uses the law to keep out those who would break the law

entagor on October 2, 2007 at 1:26 PM