Skip to comments.CNN's Jim Acosta Misrepresents Limbaugh's Swastika/ObamaCare Logo Comparison
Posted on 08/11/2009 10:37:11 AM PDT by Pyro7480
CNNs Jim Acosta claimed that Rush Limbaughs website compares the [ObamaCare] reform supporters to Nazis during a report on Tuesdays American Morning. The website actually draws a comparison between the DNCs Organizing for Health Care logo and the Nazis Parteiadler (Party Eagle) symbol. Acosta also claimed that conservatives falsely compared ObamaCare to the Canadian health system.
...[T]he CNN correspondent made his claim about Limbaughs website: Democrats charge the people shouting health care questions at members of Congress these days are being encouraged by the likes of Rush Limbaugh, whose website compares the reform supporters to Nazis. As Acosta read this claim, a screen capture from Limbaughs website flashed on the screen, showing the health care logo of the DNCs Organizing for America operation, superimposed with the Nazi Perteiadler symbol.
Acostas claim is a misrepresentation of what the Limbaugh website actually says. The link that has the Organizing for Health Care logo/Parteiadler superimposition has a transcript of a segment from Limbaughs August 6 program. During this segment, the talk show host pointed out how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the anti-ObamaCare protesters of being AstroTurf...carrying swastikas and symbols like that to a town hall meeting on health care (the page includes a YouTube video of the San Francisco Democrats remark). Limbaugh retorted in part by pointing out the peculiar similarities between the DNC health care logo and the Nazi symbol:
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These guys ain’t reporters they are simply an extension of the obama administration....pathetic!
And they are?
Oh yea, forgot - that’s the irritating station played at airports.
Was it CNN that fired that other woman reporter for confronting “nazithughooliganreligiousguntotingastroturfKKK” criminals this year?
Lol. I think from now on, I’m going to call CNN “Airport News.” Just like USAToday is “The Hotel Gazette.”