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Limbaugh proposes $50k bounty for proof of sexual harassment by Politico employees
TheDC ^ | November 5, 2011 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 11/05/2011 9:40:04 AM PDT by Rufus2007

Turnabout is fair play, so they say. After Politico first reported a story last week of allegation of sexual harassment from Herman Cain by two women, then continued on to report and even promote the report with 90 Cain stories in five days, the notion of innocent until proven guilty has been voided according to conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh.

However, on his Friday radio program Limbaugh proposed using Politico’s rules against Politico by getting a conservative “Larry Flynt,” the publisher of Hustler magazine that offers money for sexual misconduct by Republicans, to do the same against the media, specifically Politico.

“If we had a Republican Larry Flynt – this guy, I would urge him to wave around $50,000 for proof of sexual harassment at Politico,” Limbaugh said. “I mean, that’s what Larry Flynt does — he waves around $100,000, $50,000 for proof of sex with a Republican. So if we had a Republican ‘Larry Flynt’ — you want strategy Mr. Gregory? I got one. We have our Larry Flynt offer $50,000 for any news, any proof — quote, unquote ‘proof’ of sexual harassment at the Politco office. And we can win it because the rules have been established by Politico. The truth is whatever the accuser says.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; cain; exposure; frontrunner; hermancain; politico; reward; rushlimbaugh; slime; smear
This is a good one. Well play, Rush Limbaugh.
1 posted on 11/05/2011 9:40:06 AM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

Many people should inundate Politico with phony negative stories on Cain. And let Politico step in it.


2 posted on 11/05/2011 9:43:10 AM PDT by nickcarraway (,)
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To: Rufus2007

Rush should offer up the $50k.

$50k is nothing to him. He probably happens upon that much in his couch cushions on occasion.


3 posted on 11/05/2011 9:43:29 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Rufus2007

Well, Mr. Limbaugh, who do we know who is a “rich conservative”?


4 posted on 11/05/2011 9:44:30 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country but Herman Cain loves mine.)
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To: Rufus2007

I was sexually harassed by a male Politico reporter.

I can’t tell you more, but it absolutely happened.

/sarc


5 posted on 11/05/2011 9:46:50 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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6 posted on 11/05/2011 9:47:02 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Rufus2007
This is a good one. Well play, Rush Limbaugh.

He was talking about trying to find some woman that had been harassed at Politico. He should have spread the nets a little wider.
7 posted on 11/05/2011 9:47:40 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Rufus2007

For those insisting Rush put up the money himself, remember two things:

(1) Rush does not throw his money around frivolously.

(2) Rush does not think our side should do such things, just that turnabout is fair play.


8 posted on 11/05/2011 9:48:50 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: Rufus2007

For half that I could make something up - especially if I can remain “anonymous”.


9 posted on 11/05/2011 9:48:54 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom ("Get ready for an aberration of historic proportions" ...H Cain.."to correct the last one" MGM)
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To: Rufus2007

I heard him say it yesterday. Love the idea!


10 posted on 11/05/2011 9:49:24 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (¬ďA Republican Larry Flynt should wave around $50,000 for proof of sexual harassment at Politico" -R)
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To: Rufus2007

Not to criticize Rush - I’ve been a loyal dittohead since the time Drudge broke the Lewinsky story.

But what’s stopping Rush from being that person, offering the reward?

For that matter, what’s stopping Rush from buying a network, and becoming a better alternative to Fox News?

Seriously. His last contract was for a quarter billion, if I recall the total?

How about it Rush? Buy a dinosaur media network, and let’s take back “journalism” in America.

Rush you’re the one who can pull off something like that, yourself. Why look for someone else??


11 posted on 11/05/2011 9:51:13 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America First)
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To: Rufus2007
Ron Paul offered cash to anyone that could dig up a scandal on Perry. Perhaps he is behind the Cain smear?
12 posted on 11/05/2011 10:03:36 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
But what’s stopping Rush from being that person, offering the reward?

Scruples

13 posted on 11/05/2011 10:04:22 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Rufus2007
Yep. Suggested this very strategy here on FR about three days ago, I did. I figured based on simple human nature every man (or woman) has his or price (and also, there is no honor amongst thieves -- of good people's reputations).

Good place to start is by e mailing the cash reward offer to the two female Rick Perry ground game aides who in their twitters (one in Iowa, one in Arizona) indicated advance knowledge that a smear of Herman Cain cooked up the the "oppos" (opposition research camp) was just about to break lose, and it "was not going to be pretty."

I am sure in this economy, and these women's eventual conversion from paid staff to volunteer staff as the Govs. number crumble, may well be desperate for that year-end Christmas cash to sell out who actually ginned this up and shopped it out to Politico. If I could kick in an additional $1000 to Rush's amount, I would do it.

For one good reason: These mudslingers who bore false witness and attempted a character assassination on a good man, need to be exposed and humiliated and driven from politics....it will THEN serve as a potent warning for the REST of the GOP camp, as well as the DNC and Obamaites, to think twice about doing any of these kinds of things ever again this election season to conservative frontrunners who get too close to the crown of glory, such as Mr. Cain has now positioned himself in most polls. Good strategy Mr. Limbaugh. Glad we do think alike sir. I bet Donald Trump would match Rush Limbaugh and "kick it up a notch" to $100,000, add in my piddly $1,000 and we are talking some smackeroos these Judas Iscariots could begin to salivate over. Having no morals themselves, it is only a matter of time that they sell out the big cheese's above them. I bet they are spiriting out e mails, faxes, notes on this as we speak, if they know they can cut a lucrative deal and turn conservative states' evidence on who thought this up against Herman, or who authorized the go-ahead with the black ops/back channel Politico job on him.

14 posted on 11/05/2011 10:05:44 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Mr. Cain: Back on message now; let the rest of us ferret out the gutter crap who planted that smear)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

And as my later post indicates, the reward might go further towards exposing who fathered or mothered the Herman Cain Politico smear initially, rather than new sexual harrassment stuff from within Politico itself. That may have far wider value and be a better insurance policy against the GOP from the Dems, and within the GOP between moral and immoral primary camps.


15 posted on 11/05/2011 10:09:46 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Mr. Cain: Back on message now; let the rest of us ferret out the gutter crap who planted that smear)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I really don’t believe it was Perry, I think Mitt’s name is written all over it.


16 posted on 11/05/2011 10:11:00 AM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: Rufus2007; All

not so much a good one but completely necessary....and this is the only way the one-way, anti-conservative agenda of the criminal liberal media will end; dig up crap on them and spotlight any little thing that could be an embarrassment for writers/reports/hosts/editors/owners of MSNBC/See BS/Newsweak/etc....

sexual harassment, sexual assault, drug arrests, drunken driving incidents, domestic battery complaints and on and on and on....

turn the tables on the media and blow their seemingly innocent mistakes into huge tabloid material....you don’t think George Soros funds this sort of crap against conservatives???


17 posted on 11/05/2011 10:12:10 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Your question:

For that matter, what’s stopping Rush from buying a network, and becoming a better alternative to Fox News?

The correct answer and in your own words:

His last contract was for a quarter billion...

Why would he burden himself with running a company?

18 posted on 11/05/2011 10:14:53 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: Rufus2007
"$50k bounty for proof of sexual harassment by Politico employees"

That otta whip 'em into a frenzy.

19 posted on 11/05/2011 10:16:30 AM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: jcsjcm
The dangled reward will bring that out then. If a "walk in" tempted by the big cash snitch reward Rush or some others can come up with, which he or she CAN AND WILL GET incontrovertible internal communication and evidence or first person eyewitness accounts from their "oppo" camp(s), be it Perry, or Mitt, or Paul, or somebody on Karl Rove's staff, or a "freelancer hitman", or Rahm (not likely), or the White House (also not likely), some e-mail copies of back and forth with lib JOURNOlists, whatever, of them originating the same to Politico, why it would blow this thing wide open and put THEM on the defensive and send a very clear message to cease and desist of this stuff immediately. That would be very good for the GOP to return to issues, and very good as a narrative to constantly bring up against the mudslinging, scorched earth Democrats in the General who will be constantly bringing up personal issues only Saul Alinksky-style as attack dogs and avoiding the actual issues and refusing to run on Mr. Obama's simple four year record. We can create the strong nationwide impression that, starting with GOP voters in the primary, the General Election voters this 2012 cycle do NOT want dirty politics but what straight issues, up or down. That is the narrative we should begin to shit, pivot and slingshot into as an aftermath of the Herman Cain Injustice.
20 posted on 11/05/2011 10:24:29 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Mr. Cain: Back on message now; let the rest of us ferret out the gutter crap who planted that smear)
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To: KoRn

That would make HIM the conservative Larry Flynt. He’s got more class than that.


21 posted on 11/05/2011 10:24:56 AM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: Graybeard58
Well, Mr. Limbaugh, who do we know who is a “rich conservative”?

Donald Trump. In fact, I heard a rumor he may add to the $50K

22 posted on 11/05/2011 10:27:02 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: AmericanInTokyo

How can one bring down POLITICO when they are already as low as it gets? Loose sexual practices are part and parcel of their everyday life. They have no reason to pretend otherwise. In fact, it’s how they want the rest of us to be.

Let the classless be classless.

“Like a trampled spring and polluted well is the righteous man who gives way before the wicked.” Herman Cain, by the grace of God, stands taller than ever as a result of POLITICO’s misguided accusations.


23 posted on 11/05/2011 10:29:43 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: Erik Latranyi

I still say Class Action against the dems and Obama for anal raping the country for last 5 years. I feel really sexually harassed.


24 posted on 11/05/2011 10:30:11 AM PDT by crazydad
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To: Rufus2007

I wonder if Cain could make the case he was sexually harrassed by Politico?


25 posted on 11/05/2011 11:06:39 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again for our justification)
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To: Rufus2007

one time some guy who said he was a reporter for politico, approached me and said something about a rubber chicken suit and and cucumber....don’t know what he meant, but I was uncomfortable


26 posted on 11/05/2011 12:05:53 PM PDT by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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