Race-Baiting Rush Limbaugh Releases Image, Sound Bite Suggesting Obama is a Gang Member

Race-baiter extraordinaire Rush Limbaugh has posted on his website an image of President Obama's face spray-painted onto Mount Rushmore with an accompanying graffiti "tag."

The image goes along with his latest rant against the president, which reinforces the idea of Obama as a gang member:

This guy is an utter wrecking ball all by himself on the world stage to the point now of getting embarrassing. This presidency of Obama's, it doesn't take much to irritate the left. Try this: "Barack Obama's presidency is graffiti on the walls of American history." That's what his administration is. No more than graffiti on the walls of American history. We have a juvenile delinquent for a president who has ruined so much public and private property, not even his gang is making much of an effort here to protect him. It's an utter disaster.

The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan let Limbaugh have it:

Is any American more adept at exploiting racial dog whistles? It's always egregious enough to be calculatingly offensive, but never quite an open and shut case, because most of all the talk radio host revels in being called a racist so that he can throw up his hands and complain about liberal race-baiting....This is self-concious and all the more disgusting for that reason.

AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at November 17, 2010, 4:24am

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