Skip to comments.Pennsylvania doctor was sender of suspicious package to Limbaugh
Posted on 03/02/2012 9:15:58 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
A Pennsylvania doctor has been identified as the man who sent the package that caused a scare at the home of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday evening.
Police said that Dr. Eric Brader, an emergency-room physician who lives in the northern Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford, Pa., sent a package that was intended to be a business proposition for Limbaugh.
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Rush sure has had an interesting week. The “slut” comment, the bomb scare and his man Santorum saying Rush’s statement was “absurb”.
The guy was a fan, and was sending him a small gift and business proposition. Imagine what went through his mind as the whole thing unfolded, knowing HE had recently mailed a package to Rush and the news was talking about a “suspicious package” that had been delivered to him. I wonder how long it took him to make that connection. Kind of funny, I could see it as a plot line in a movie.
Rush said today that he wouldn’t elaborate but the contents of the package were shocking. This description doesn’t match Rush’s and I believe Rush.
John Wilkes Booth? Huh? Wha?
The chap who shot Abe Lincoln?
A tribute to him would make me curious about the reason.
It wasn’t sent to a demolition squad, however. If I were Rush, any package that looked like it might be a bomb would go to a demolition squad.
If Santorum said Rush’s statement was absurd, then Santorum is an idiot. Or else he didn’t hear Rush’s statement in context.
It was brilliant, as usual, and the media tweak made fools of all who commented on it. Evidently Santorum isn’t as smart as he thinks.
(Although he is still my favorite candidate)
A John Wilkes Booth plaque? That could be seen as kind of shocking—what’s the point and message?
..I think the good Doctor needs to stick with his day job.
Yep, you beat me to it. Except he might have used the word "chilling".
Rush did not seem to be joking in any way, and he made no further comment.
Wow. Gettin’ crazy out there, folks.
First I heard about that. If that is true, then Santorum just dropped a few rungs on my ladder of respect.
That’s the only John Wilkes Booth I know of. Wonder what the digital pic show was about? Doctor need to take his meds?
Does anyone believe that Rush actually believes Sandra Fluke is having so much sex that she's going broke because of it? No...he is coming to some "logically absurd" conclusions based on the absurdity of her statements. (And in a most hilarious fashion, I might add)
It's what he does best. And Santorum gave a sufficiently vague comment to a gotcha question while, IMHO, giving props to Rush and those who understand him.
I haven’t heard....has anyone asked Mittens the Mandater about this opinion on the matter?
Rush didn’t say it was shocking, he said “It turns out that’s not what it was. What it was, in itself, is a little disturbing, but I’ll not share all that with you. “
A medical device developed by a doctor could easily be “disturbing”, depending on the ailment or part of the body it was intended for, and as Rush said, the x-ray image justified calling the cops. I’d call the cops over half the stuff I’ve seen going through on airport baggage x-ray screens, and I’ve had to explain electronic samples and devices I’ve carried-on several times.
I agree. Odd. Here’s quotes from a transcript of Friday’s show...
“And the e-mail I got contained a picture of the scan of this device. I looked at it.
They wanted to call the cops and have them come out and take a look. I said, “By all means, call the police.” You woulda done the same thing if you would have seen the X-ray scan of this package and, if you would have seen the outside and how it was addressed, you would have done the same thing.”
“It turns out that’s not what it was. What it was, in itself, is a little disturbing, but I’ll not share all that with you.”
“(interruption) No, I’m not gonna describe the thing, folks. It would send chills up your spine if I were to tell you what the package actually contained. So no point in doing that. The thing is, all of the systems in place worked flawlessly. And, again, thanks for the Palm Beach Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.”
I think there’s more to the story here.
Sounds like the equivalent of a fish wrapped in newspaper =
“Kind of funny, I could see it as a plot line in a movie.”
Even better, if it was the same PA doctor that dumped his medical waste in NJ last year (closing beaches and all - half our economy). That was strange - outside of NJ itself (and we don’t dump in the ocean anymore), he already lives in the largest landfill in the lower 48.
I know this man. His son died a few years ago and doc never fully recovered.
I knew him. I even drank with him at a EMS seminar. Nice guy.
His son died at a early age a few years ago and he became unhinged a bit. If any event could cause a person to go sideways I would say that would do it.
Asshole...Not really...goofy perhaps
>> I know this man. His son died a few years ago and doc never fully recovered.
Thanks for sharing. I’m not sure that’s something one recovers from.
we are now firm Newt supporters...
First, David Brock of Media Matters declared a war against FOX NEWS, and, now, a couple of weeks later, Breitbart is dead and, simultaneously, this has happened to Rush. How many of these “coincidences” have to occur to awaken the common sense of the masses?
Think abut it. The plaque had "John Wilkes Booth" at the top and it had an electronic photo display.
Booth killed Lincoln. Maybe the good doctor thought a presidential assassination gimmick would be a great thing for Rush to have during a presidential race involving obama. I imagine the photos were interesting. I wonder how long before the Secret Service shows up without an appointment.
Don't these candidates run any of what they say past their staff rather than blurting things out? Poor Rick. He and Newt have the same disease. They say a bunch of things we can agree on and then they come out with stuff that makes you scratch your head.
She is working her way into the Democrat party and a political job without bothering with the messy task of
actually practicing law once she gets a degree. She is an ambitious political ideologue, nothing more.
AND, come November, you will be voting for whom IF Santorum is the GOP candidate?
I am not a Santorum supporter, but let us not be so quick to throw him under the bus.
The media typically does this to people on our side by asking them about something without the context.
Yes, Santorum should know not to answer, but this is a media tactic to divide conservatives.
Maybe a racehorse's head?
I think there might be some connection between the Arpaio revelations, Breitbart's death, and Limbaugh's bomb-scare.
He said “chilling” which is a stronger word than “disturbing”.
I was mistaken but “shocking” isn’t far off.
Bottom line is the doctor is an idiot. How dare him send anything to Rush’s home(how did he get the address?), whether it was safe or not.
Santorum should drop out of the race. Newt would do much better for the conservative cause.
from what Rush said all of his mail gets scanned in a seperate building from his house....the man is not a dummy and can afford the best...
I’d make a bet he never though his name would be attached to sending something that brought in the police. Its sad that he lost a son, I had a daughter die, its no excuse and if he still has problems about it, get him the heck out of doing hospital work. wouldn’t want him as my doctor, I don’t care how nice he may seem to his friends...he’s a nut case.
Never thought Romney would be the classy one in this case. His response was better than the majority leader of the house and Santorum...
yes and his answer was better than the majority leader of the house and Santorum....suprised the heck out of me. Still don’t like him but he did good when asked..
Weird things usually run in 3’s. also deaths of celebrities,
btw article on The Smoking Gun about this mentions the addresses of both the doc and Rush (”the southern command”).
If you go to TSG and get that address and enter it into
google maps you can see what his house looks like—not modest.
Then again Rush was re-signed by Clear Channel/Premiere
for 8 years _at $50 million per year_, in 2008. Can afford it.
Clearly, he’s not making Air America money. This shows that his show is a huge moneymaker, with advertisers (despite two that dropped out just now) clamoring to be heard.
As I understood it, Santorum was saying Rush was using absurdity as Rush often says he does. FWIW
I think after seeing the “success” of Rachel Mancow, the Democrat party is looking to expand their GOTV operations more directly to the butch lesbian demographic.
Romney’s main skill is dodging questions and avoiding giving his opinion. That’s why we still don’t know what if anything he stands for.