Rush Limbaugh Makes Racist Thanksgiving Rant Against Native Americans

Rush Limbaugh believes Native Americans have contributed nothing to the country. You know, because he is a racist revisionist. So when President Obama gave a delightful Thanksgiving speech that highlighted the fact that Native Americans helped the pilgrims when they arrived at Plymouth, Limbaugh froke out.

Compared to George Washington’s 1789 declaration, Limbaugh argues, Obama’s is practically sacrilege. Decrying “the myth of the first Thanksgiving,” Limbaugh read an excerpt of the President’s declaration, adding personal touches in places like “Native Americans’ rich culture continues to add to our nation’s heritage” (here he inserted “at their casinos and reservations.” Then he repeated several variations of “this has got to be a parody” to himself incredulously as he mulled over the text, which he followed by interpreting President Obama’s comments: “We were the invaders… we were incompetent idiots, we didn’t know how to feed ourselves, so they came along and showed us how, and that’s what Thanksgiving is all about.”

There's so much more. Listen below, if you think you can stomach it.




AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at November 25, 2010, 4:38am

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