Trump, Rush, and the Establishment
Rush said yesterday that the Republican establishment is preparing to vote for Hillary to protect its “fiefdoms” from Trump. This doesn’t make sense to me. Yes, a lot of people in the establishment oppose Trump, but this is largely because …
Limbaugh on Trump: ‘There’s a Much Bigger Upside than Downside’
Donald Trump is expanding the Republican Party in exactly the way the establishment has long said is necessary, so it makes no sense people like Mitt Romney are conspiring to kill off his candidacy, Rush Limbaugh said this morning.
Rush Limbaugh Is Right to ‘Really Like’ Marco Rubio
Here’s Rush, yesterday, commenting on the Iowa results:
And I’m wondering if whoever the establishment prefers in this — everybody says it’s Rubio. I’m gonna tell you something, folks. I’m a lone wolf on this, but I know everybody is …
Professor Calls for ‘Men Control’ to Stop Gun Violence
An associate professor of women’s studies at the University of Maryland posted a series of tweets calling for “men control” and saying that “if someone bombed Rush Limbaugh’s office” it would be wrong for people to express solidarity …
A Sick and Twisted Culture
Tonight, the New York Philharmonic premiered a work by John Adams. Adams is probably the most famous and important composer in the world (classical composer). His new work is Scheherazade.2, a “dramatic symphony for violin and orchestra.”
Before the performance, …
The GOP’s Mandate Temptation
Why have so many conservatives and Republicans endorsed, or praised, an individual mandate for health care in the past? Today Rush Limbaugh hit upon it:
RUSH: Now this mandate business. This has gotten out of hand, too, ‘cause it’s …
Mitt, Newt, the Ricks, Michele, Ron, Jon . . . and Jeb?
The Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt features the latest futile round of “Hillary 2012″ buzz, a discussion of an anti–Occupy Wall Street theme in the trailer for the upcoming Batman movie, and this latest unexpected turn in the GOP …
The Hero vs. Hero Battle You Haven’t Been Waiting For, True Believers!
Perhaps when you write a Morning Jolt late enough, and a weekend is looming, the mind begins to see strange comparisons…
The Conservative Civil War Multi-Issue Crossover Event!
I think a lot of the discussion among conservatives Thursday can be …
The Problem with Trumpism—According to Rush Limbaugh
The inimitable Rush Limbaugh has not endorsed any candidate, but he’s voiced no lack of sympathy for Donald Trump this election cycle, applauding an “outsider” who is rocking the “establishment.” Here’s Limbaugh in January, defending Trump for backing …
What Trump and McCain Have in Common: Democrats
Rush Limbaugh this afternoon shared an odd and flawed bit of electoral analysis with his audience, which ought to be reconsidered.
Rush, in the process of criticizing conservatives who have made it known that they will never under any circumstance …
Rush Talks Up His NR Magazine Essay
From today’s EIB broadcast, El Rushbo discussed the response to his essay:
I’ve been talking about the National Review 60th anniversary magazine, the issue, and that the editors asked me to write a piece for it, and that I did. …
More on Hate Fest Against Rush
Jay and I had a discussion about the “2 minutes hate” directed at Rush Limbaugh on Need to Know this week. It’s in the section that follows George Will’s appearance. If you’d like to hear the first hand account of what …
Kurtz: Enough Whining, President Obama
Howard Kurtz notices that no matter how much President Obama and his allies and friends win elections, pass legislation, or win news cycles, they always complain about the power of Rush Limbaugh and Fox News:
Now it’s true that …
Is Santorum’s Vision . . . a Conservatism of 2000?
In the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt, Rick Perry shares his thoughts on the Iowa caucus process, the mistakes of Bachmann are reviewed (with a thought on a possible future path for her), and then this big question for …
Rush Limbaugh Wants Total Control Over Virginia!
The latest mailer from the Democratic party of Virginia here in Yuppie Acres, Alexandria, tells me that if I don’t vote, my state may sudden be under “total control” of Rick Perry, Ken Cuccinelli, Rush Limbaugh, and Sarah Palin. …
It was not until I read Rush’s interview with Donald Trump that I realized that this isn’t just a giant publicity stunt to sell a new line of ties:
RUSH: Why are you thinking about running for president? …