Skip to comments.Limbaugh: Media Coverage of Gosnell Would Disrupt “War on Women” Mantra
Posted on 04/19/2013 2:18:42 PM PDT by Morgana
Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has a theory about why the mainstream media is so reluctant to cover the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. He thinks it is because doing so would disrupt the War on Women rhetoric the media has been pushing since the heat of the 2012 presidential election.
A transcript of Limbaughs Thursday show follows:
In the process, as yesterday was evidence, we dont get what we think the media is for, i.e., news, information that they have learned that we dont know, passed on to us. Thats what weve always thought the media is, and it isnt anymore. Its just a political action committee for the Democrat Party. Kermit Gosnell, anybody? Cant cover that. Covering Gosnell trial, that might hurt our War on Women theme. The Republicans have this War on Women. Meanwhile, its an abortion doctor wreaking havoc on everybody in Philadelphia. Oh, we cant cover that. Theres no news there.
What do you mean, theres no news? You got an abortion doctor killing babies that survive abortions and butchering them. Its sickening, really sickening, squalid stuff. Cant report that because theres only one narrative when it comes to abortion, that is, a womans reproductive rights are under assault by the Republicans. Thats it. If the story doesnt contain that element, its not gonna get reported. That is not news; that is the Democrat Party agenda. They can deny it all day long, but that is what it is.
Limbaugh also covered the media bias on Gosnell on Wednesday:
These people live in a world of cliches. They live in a world of stereotypes. They live in narratives. They dont even live in the real world. They live in narratives. You know what the narrative on abortion is. The Gosnell trial hasnt received much coverage until now. The reason it hasnt is the narrative in abortion. Theres only one story in abortion the left covers. Theres only one story in abortion they care about.
That narrative is the erosion of reproductive rights. Thats all abortion is to them. Whenever the subject comes up, if the story cant be plugged into that hole, they dont run it. The only relevant fact to them, in the whole area of abortion, is the fact that there are people who want to take away womens reproductive rights. So the Gosnell case comes along and we have infanticide! What this guy did is the subject of horror movies, horror television shows.
Its unspeakable what this guy was doing. But it doesnt fit the lone narrative that the left has on abortion, and that narrative is: The only story on abortion is, There are Republicans who want to deny a womans right to choose! There are Republicans who want to stop womens reproductive freedom! So you have the Gosnell case where you have infanticide, where youve got murder of babies who survive abortions.
He was doing what State Senator Obama voted for back in Illinois. Gosnell was killing babies who survived abortions. In unspeakable ways. In unspeakable, filthy conditions. I mean, its unspeakable what this guy was doing! That doesnt matter. Theres one narrative in abortion, and its the only narrative thatll get covered, and that is: Republicans want to deny women their reproductive freedom!
Anything else doesnt get covered because there is nothing else important about abortion. Thats why the Gosnell piece wasnt covered until they were shamed, basically, by Kirsten Powers of Fox. So now theyre desperately hoping, Oh, its gotta be a white guy that blew up the Boston Marathon! Oh, the guy has to be white. If its a minority, oh, God. If its an immigrant, oh, no! Oh, no! If its Al-Qaeda, oh, no!
There is a War on Women ... a war on chaste unmarried women, a war on faithful married women, a war on women as mothers. There’s a war on chaste unmarried men, too ... and faithful married men, and men as fathers.
It’s Satan’s war against everything good that God wants for humanity, and a lot more people are on Satan’s side than would ever see themselves that way.
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