Day By Day

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Regarding Rush

I haven't paid much attention to the "Rush is the Leader of the Republicans" hoo ha. Perhaps I should. This is really scary:

Peter Roff writes:
Politico’s Jonathan Martin wrote Wednesday [about], “a full-scale effort first hatched by some of the most familiar names in politics and now being guided in part from inside the White House.”

According to Martin, an unidentified “senior White House aide” has been given the responsibility of “helping to guide the Limbaugh strategy,” a very scary thing indeed.

A political operative, based inside the White House, employed by the president of the United States and receiving a salary from the American taxpayer, goes to work every day to help direct a strategy against a broadcaster whose opinions are supposed to be covered by every protection the First Amendment can provide. To quote Shakespeare, “Something is rotten.”

Read it here.