Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh Explodes on ‘Corrupt’ GOP for Employing ‘Reprehensible’ Tactic Against Tea Party
Posted on 06/25/2014 12:57:38 PM PDT by Falcon28
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh was fired up on Wednesday following Sen. Thad Cochrans controversial victory over tea party-backed state Sen. Chris McDaniel in Mississippi on Thursday. Cochran reached out to traditionally Democratic voters blacks and union members in a last-ditch effort to beat McDaniel.
The Republican establishment sought victory via Democrat voters in the runoff, and they got them. Without the African-American vote from Democrat-leaning counties, Thad Cochrane would have lost by eight or nine percent last night, Limbaugh said, calling the tactic reprehensible.
Limbaugh cited a flyer, posted by journalist Charles Johnson that suggested McDaniel and the tea party wanted to prevent blacks from voting in the Mississippi runoff election on Tuesday. Cochrans critics allege the longtime senators campaign was behind the flyers.
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Its not the first time. He slammed Mitt Romney for winning primaries like a liberal. Ignoring the rural areas and concentrating on the urban areas.
Has Rush said “It’s time” yet?
I hate the GOP, love Rush and the Tea Party.
Rush is right and was right on his very first day in Sacramento.
Just another example that we have a one party system in this country. The Treason party and the Treason lite party. And you can bet they are going to pull this BS in November and in 2016 by destroying every conservative candidate they can while pushing another RINO.
Then is it time?
Good for Rush. Someone needs to call out the party and Cochran over this.
What’s the frequency, Kenneth?
There's your GOP-e, folks. There's your lesser of two evils, actively engaging with the "real" enemy to keep conservatives shut out. No more nose-holding, no more "uniting." They are dead to me.
Our own government and their IRS hired guns are targeting innocent Americans while aiding and abetting terrorist...
The only way to defeat the GOP-e when they play games like that is to stay home and let the democrat win during the General election.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
In full disclosure I admit that I am an unaffiliated conservative.
That said... When a party’s elite works against the wishes of it core, it’s time for a new party to be formed.
So did Reagan, but his message was one of less government and more freedom, not lies, deception, and fear to maintain more government.
“Someone needs to call out the party and Cochran over this.”
FoxNews is too busy talking about a baseball mascot that threw a hotdog at a fan.
I’m saving that photo. If I ever get another solicitation from the RNC or its ilk (for some reason they don’t send me much anymore, wonder why) a copy of it is going back in the postage-paid envelope with a few choice words!
No one ‘reached out” (Dear God above how I so hate those liberal buzzeords) to Democrats. A planned effort was carried out by GOP operatives to USE WILLING DEMOCRATS to go around the will of the actual GOP voter base and bench a conservative they believed they could not control.
Instead they jump in the back seat of the same limo they're all riding in.
Rush was even singing “Old McDonald had a farm, and on this farm he had a pig..” in reference to Thad’s odd comment about indecent things he’s done with animals. ROFL!
After the heinous tactics Cochran and the GOP Establishment employed last night to viciously smear and “defeat” Daniel, I am hereby revoking my philosophy to support the GOP nominee in a given race under the guise that electing a RINO is somehow better than electing a Dem. If Cochran doesn’t get anywhere with his legal challenges, then I hope he runs as a write-in candidate in November. He could feasibly still win and quite frankly I’m all for doing what it necessary now to start taking out some of these despicable RINOs at the ballot box so we can finally assemble a true opposition party that actually stands for the Constitution, conservatism, and limited government.
Rush is usually mild mannered on primaries. And rarely comments or take sides. This was an historic despicable act.
Levi will be a must listen tonight. He will go off.
Good for Rush! About a decade ago he suddenly became a Bushbot party hack. I have a number of theories why, but it broke my heart and I couldn’t stand to listen anymore. Glad to see that era over.
Welcome to the darkside.
You will find a growing number of us evil purists populating the clubhouse. We welcome you to sanity. Just be forewarned that you will henceforth be attacked by many of your former BFFs online because you just committed a blasphemy to their quest for a more leftward GOP.
I hope more join you here.
While the flyer is infuriating, and we all know what Cochran did to us ... the system is also at fault for permitting crossover voting in a Primary. I am constantly astounded at systems that do that. Even Rush himself has called on us to use that tactic in reverse.
I’ve got zero problem being up in arms over this, but let’s make sure we have the correct target.
It’s a Pyrrhic victory to me. So Cochran wins with the help of Democrats, who in turn vote for the DEMOCRAT in the election. And Cochran loses. How is this really a win? It’s STUPID.
Problem with starting a new party is we (thinkers) would be even more outnumbered than we are now. We don’t want to splinter off and make a smaller party.
The GOPe’s worked harder to get black voters to a GOP primary
than they ever have in a general election.
On his radio show, Michael Medved praises Cochran’s appeal to Democrats to vote for him in the primary, saying that the GOP should do more to appeal to blacks and others beyond its base. It is McDaniel, says Medved, who engaged in skulduggery, because his staffers broke into his wife’s nursing home to photograph her. And Cochran, he argues, is a solid conservative.
And long before that, Rush Limbaugh (shown below as "Jeff Christie") was right even in McKeesport, PA:
Yes, run but first challenge these votes.
Ever dance with the devil in the cold moonlight? Thad did, now he owes them. Fine fine a$$ed Republican
Hmmm... “appealing to others” does NOT involve calling your base “racists”.
Oh, my man I love him so, he’ll never know...
Oops! I was singing about Rush not Nicky Arnstein in Funny Girl.
Why are the GOP SCARED of the tea party? Thank-you ahead for your response.
Heard Rush “explode” today.
Those look like 8-track tapes piled all around him.
It's a win-win for the utterly evil GOPe.
Above all Boehner, McConnel, Karl Rove and the rest of the utterly evil GOPe do NOT want a Conservative to win.
Believe me they would be happier with a RAT win in November then the possibility of McDaniel winning.
The GOPe is truly that evil. They are pure Statists.
They aren't scared of the Tea Party, they loathe the Tea Party and all Conservatives.
The utterly evil GOPe is filled with pure Statists, much like the Marxist on the RAT side.
Boehner, Karl Rove, McConnel and the rest of the GOPe truly worship at the Alter of State Power.
The U.S. Constitution and Liberty repulse the GOPe.
I didn't hear Rush's first 2 hours. Did he explode out the gate? What was the gist of what he was saying?
When he drove out there from Missouri he had to repeatedly pull over to squirt anti-freeze on the windshield cuz he couldn’t afford to fix his windshield wipers.
Rush has LIVED IT ALL.
The man holds me spellbound.
>>Even Rush himself has called on us to use that tactic in reverse.
What Rush advocated was those who would ordinarily vote in Republican primaries vote in RAT primaries to mess up their candidates. Had this been done by RATs, that might be one thing, but it was done by a Republican candidate to get the votes to win a REPUBLICAN primary. Those voters are not going to be voting for Cochran in November — hell, they probably won’t voter for anyone.
Rather the GOP is BOTH SCARED and LOATHING of the tea party movement because it is working to take the country back.
Welcome to the land of the wakened.
Many more are still fitfully slumbering in a dream world where they can vote "against" candidates they hate. Of course that tactic has failed in the real world -- voting "against" what you don't want to see elected, is a wholly imaginary "option." The only way conservatives can make things right is by waking up to reality: voting "against" is a fool's errand. If you're going to vote, do it in terms of what you're voting FOR because that is the only thing that counts.
“No one reached out (Dear God above how I so hate those liberal buzzeords) to Democrats. A planned effort was carried out by GOP operatives to USE WILLING DEMOCRATS to go around the will of the actual GOP voter base and bench a conservative they believed they could not control.”
Exactly, Norm. Boss Hog Haley Barbour orchestrated buying the votes via funneling “walking around money” through black preachers.
“Reached out”—Dear God above how I so hate those liberal buzzwords”
Same here. This is near the top of my list of Most Hated Newspeak Phrases.
Since Rush was the one who came up with “Operation Chaos” in 2008, he’s hardly the best person to complain about this.
I’ve not heard RUSH so angry as he was this morning. THIS behavior by the GOP-e has gone over the edge! It’s time to ROLL CONSERVATIVES!