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Rush Limbaugh wins Children's Book Award; American history loses
EW.com ^ | May 15, 2014 | JoJo Marshall

Posted on 05/16/2014 2:08:59 AM PDT by SMGFan

EW didn’t receive a review copy of this book, so we have not actually read it (consider this top of my weekend to-do list), but here are some reactions from other critics:

(Excerpt) Read more at shelf-life.ew.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: limbaugh; rush; rushlimbaugh
Great reporting. Why not read it first?
1 posted on 05/16/2014 2:08:59 AM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Right on, Maha Rushi!


2 posted on 05/16/2014 2:10:39 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: SMGFan

EW (whoever, whatever that is) is pissed because they didn’t “receive” a copy of the book. Limbaugh’s publisher was supposed to recognize that EW (again whoever or whatever that is) is a luminary among book reviewers or entertainment, or history, or whatever self-imagined status EW (whoever or whatever that is, again) has.

It has been insulted and thus feels justified in over-the-fence gossip.


3 posted on 05/16/2014 2:14:57 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

“Hell hat no fury like a Liberal scorned.”


4 posted on 05/16/2014 2:22:17 AM PDT by 230FMJ (...from my cold, dead, fingers.)
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To: Gaffer

EW is Entertainment Weekly part of Time, Inc


5 posted on 05/16/2014 2:22:24 AM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: Gaffer

“The poor people at the council have been receiving hate mail for supporting Rush Limbaugh when they were just trying to do a good thing and encourage kids to read. Alas, you know what they say about good intentions…”

So writer, the Children’s Book Council deserves hate mail?


6 posted on 05/16/2014 2:27:09 AM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

What a double dose of snarky!


7 posted on 05/16/2014 2:30:21 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: SMGFan

“Journalism”...bring a bias into the story and be an echo chamber for those who share your prejudice.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 2:31:10 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 230FMJ

““Hell hat no fury like a Liberal scorned.””
_______________________________________________
Rush is to the Marxist/Dimocrap as wolfs-bane is to a vampire.


9 posted on 05/16/2014 2:35:45 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: SMGFan

Actually guessed that, but I didn’t want to give them the satisfaction of my actually knowing what EW stands for....:o)


10 posted on 05/16/2014 2:40:30 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SMGFan

“Why not read it first?”

Are you kidding. It’s like the light of day,
to a vampire or cockroaches.


11 posted on 05/16/2014 3:10:56 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: Gaffer

Actually, I draw it out more, like “EEEWW!”

Really, why read an entertainment magazine, and why take anything in its pages seriously?

I actually looked at the article and saw that it was written by dumb leftist writer, picking only negative reviews (written by other dumb leftists), creating his own echo chamber. And then the bulk of comments on the first page were from what is probably a paid leftist activist spreading misinformation.


12 posted on 05/16/2014 3:19:27 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: 230FMJ

“hath?”


13 posted on 05/16/2014 3:27:52 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: exDemMom

The comments on the article (especially from knee-jerk liberals) are entertaining. Of course none of them read the book. Not that it would change their opinions if they had...


14 posted on 05/16/2014 3:29:02 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: SMGFan
"EW didn’t receive a review copy of this book"

Of course not! It was only sent to those capable of reading and understanding it. It takes the reading level of children to be understood.

15 posted on 05/16/2014 3:36:03 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones)
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To: SMGFan

Gee, Entertainment Weekly reports that others did not like it and takes their opinion. Gee talking points even in the Entertainment World who ever would thunk it.

So now children are being bashed because they voted for the book. Next children will have to crusade to Washingto DC to save the country.

By the way Rush revere books are great. I have read them both. Thanks Rush for having the tenacity to write something about values and principles. This is what is lacking in America a moral compass. Rush must being doing something right because the liberals have their undies and panties in a bunch and they are mad. The old saying is watch it when the wasps are circling the nest, you stirred up some kind of trouble and the wasps are mad. (hey I am allergic to wasps, hornets and bees)


16 posted on 05/16/2014 4:01:41 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: SMGFan

I find it entertaining daily when Lefties lose their marbles over the success a Conservative enjoys.


17 posted on 05/16/2014 4:11:50 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: SMGFan
EW didn’t receive a review copy of this book, so we have not actually read it (consider this top of my weekend to-do list), but here are some reactions from other critics who also didn't read it:

There. Fixed it.

18 posted on 05/16/2014 4:13:49 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: SMGFan

“EW didn’t receive a review copy of this book, so we have not actually read it”

Translation: You neglected to send us our payola. Now you get your legs broken.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 4:32:04 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: SMGFan
History loses? Did the libs ever read a Black History book? There are more made up facts in one of them than there is in one of Hans Christian Andersen's books.
20 posted on 05/16/2014 4:34:09 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: SMGFan

Rush knew that sending them a copy was counter productive.

One does not feed his enemies before the battle, better let them starve on sour grapes


21 posted on 05/16/2014 4:37:03 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: SMGFan

The libturds are going bonkers!


22 posted on 05/16/2014 4:40:43 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: SMGFan

I didn’t read the article but let me tell you how dumb the author of this article is


23 posted on 05/16/2014 4:49:33 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: b4its2late

Let us hope and pray the day is near when we can “flush” these damn libturds and be done with them. Spray a little air freshener and consign them to a very important chapter in the history books. Titled “Never let this happen again!”


24 posted on 05/16/2014 4:52:22 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: SMGFan

Rap on, JoJo...


25 posted on 05/16/2014 5:00:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: SMGFan

I like the way the author subtly suggests that Rush won because of fraudulent voting.

That’s a typical liberal strategy, but don’t ever suggest to them that there is any fake voting in actual elections.

Liberals believe, as a matter of faith, that the opinions of critics are far more valid than that of actual consumers (readers, viewers, etc). According to liberals, critics are much smarter than regular people, and they are especially good at deciding what kids like and enjoy.

I know from experience, when I was a kid, most of the critically approved books for kids left me stone cold.

But give me a Tom Swift book, and I was in heaven!

What a great idea-let the kids decide what they like, and forget what the pointy headed liberals think.

Congratulations to Rush!


26 posted on 05/16/2014 5:01:16 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: SMGFan

Who actually voted on the award? Probably not the Liberal “do as I say, not as I do” mob!


27 posted on 05/16/2014 5:02:09 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: leprechaun9
The electorate for these awards are the kids themselves. Naturally, they cannot be trusted to select books THEY like, but must instead read the bilge foisted upon them by assorted "experts" and their "betters".

I trust the /sarc tag is unnecessary here.

28 posted on 05/16/2014 5:09:49 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: SMGFan

EW is pissed that the folks deciding the Children’s Choice Book Award didn’t check the official black-list before giving out the award.


29 posted on 05/16/2014 5:19:52 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SMGFan

The comments range from semi-intelligent to abhorent. Two questions for the Communists:
1. If this country is so awful, wht are you still here?

2. How come you don’t care about the corruption today - DeathCare, VA scandal, Fast and Furious, drones to kill Americans, an economy that is still in the crapper after 6 years of trillion dollar giveaways, and on and on?


30 posted on 05/16/2014 5:22:46 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: NTHockey

Congratulations to Rush! He created books that actually TELL what out history is not what someone fabricates.


31 posted on 05/16/2014 5:25:40 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: SMGFan
EWwwww.... Is the biggest fluff and crap Holly-weird self congratulatory magazine. When “The Passion of the Christ” came out, what ever your opinion of it is, they gave it absolutely no ink. As if it never happened.
32 posted on 05/16/2014 5:47:33 AM PDT by frogjerk (We are conservatives. Not libertarians, not "fiscal conservatives", not moderates)
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To: SMGFan
Rush Limbaugh, who penned the darkhorse (pun intended)

Where's the pun?

33 posted on 05/16/2014 5:50:01 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: exDemMom
Ewwwe....


34 posted on 05/16/2014 5:53:36 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Bogey78O

The Comments section was worth the read!


35 posted on 05/16/2014 5:55:39 AM PDT by jch10 (The Democrat mascot shouldn’t be the donkey; it should be the tick.)
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To: dead
Liberty the horse is Rush Revere's trusty time-traveling steed...


36 posted on 05/16/2014 5:56:46 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Bogey78O

“I didn’t read the article but let me tell you how dumb the author of this article is”

Perfect retort.


37 posted on 05/16/2014 6:05:12 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: SMGFan; All
"America History Loses"



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38 posted on 05/16/2014 6:10:39 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SMGFan

Didn’t get a review copy???? What a pathetic whine.

Since the book is obviously being sold, why not spend a few bucks and buy the darned thing?


39 posted on 05/16/2014 6:20:37 AM PDT by Bob
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To: SMGFan

I read this review of Rush’s book:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/712685768

A barf alert is in order if you click on the link.

I learned these important things about the way liberals “think”:

1. The book is BS because time travel is impossible.
2. You shouldn’t read the book because Rush said something bad about Sandra Fluck.
3. The hat Rush is wearing on the cover of the book wasn’t in use at the time of the Pilgrims.
4. There were no horses on the Mayflower.
5. Rush avoided the draft.
6. Rush is a drug addict and the book is about drug abuse.


40 posted on 05/16/2014 6:29:21 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: SMGFan

“I did not read the book, but here’s my report on it” only earned me an “F” in ninth-grade English class.

If only I had known that it could have also landed me a job with Entertainment Weekly...


41 posted on 05/16/2014 6:33:11 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Fresh Wind
1. The book is BS because time travel is impossible.

Wow, these guys must have been BRUTAL on H.G. Wells


42 posted on 05/16/2014 6:34:35 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Socialist Utopia is also impossible outside of a prison, but that never stopped them


43 posted on 05/16/2014 6:40:23 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: leprechaun9

I voted...it was a public vote via a website


44 posted on 05/16/2014 6:54:13 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: PJ-Comix; Charles Henrickson

Have you been to the DUmp since Rush won the award? Bet there are exploding heads.


45 posted on 05/16/2014 7:49:14 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: SMGFan

EW didnt receive a copy?

My 10yo grandson managed to get ahold of one.


46 posted on 05/16/2014 8:30:11 AM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
If the internet had been around, you could have done what some of my students do--instead of reading the book, copy a review of it from the web. Of course the intelligent analysis and scholarly vocabulary usually make me suspicious that they didn't write the report.

I had a student a couple of years ago who turned in what she claimed was her report, but she failed to notice that the review she had copied was about two books, the one she was pretending to have read and another book.

47 posted on 05/16/2014 9:03:21 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Yo-Yo

Note to self: Do not post on FR until AM coffee has been consumed.


48 posted on 05/18/2014 2:37:31 AM PDT by 230FMJ (...from my cold, dead, fingers.)
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