Skip to comments.Trump Derangement Reaches New Heights with Boston Globe Parody (Long Article)
Posted on 04/11/2016 2:53:12 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: Let me tell you what happened to me on Saturday. On Saturday I was supposed to play golf and I said, "You know what? I'm gonna sleep in." I was zapped. I was tired. So I decided to sleep in. I was getting... Saturday was kind of like Christmas 'cause I was expecting a big FedEx of cigars, and when they come on Saturday I have FedEx hold 'em rather than deliver 'em 'cause sometimes nobody's home. I don't trust the delivery on Saturday.
I don't want the stuff staying over the weekend somewhere because it's tobacco products. So I arranged for it to be picked up at a local FedEx office. Now, on Saturday FedEx generally arrives around noon, but I wasn't expecting FedEx because I was gonna go get or have picked up what I was expecting. At 11 o'clock the gate buzzer rings and I look out there, and it's FedEx. "Oh, no, what's this?" It was one box. So we got the box in. I looked at the box. It was from Dorchester, Massachusetts. I did not recognize the name of the sender.
I opened the box, and inside were two copies of the Sunday editorial section of the Boston Globe dated one year from now. They were... It was obviously fake news. I originally thought... You know what I thought at first? I thought, "Somebody has sent me this and it's a gag. Somebody's trying to make money. They're producing these fake news things to make it look like they're real and I got an advance copy. Whoever did this is hoping I would talk about it on Monday and rave about it and sell them," and I set them aside as junk.
And for some reason, half hour, 45 minutes later, I said something -- I don't know what it was -- that made me go back and look at these two copies of this single section of the Boston Globe. I looked at it and I said, "Whoa, this is really from the Globe. This is..." So I went and got the box and I looked at the name of the sender. I did not know the name. I looked at the address; it came from Massachusetts. So I started reading it, and inside were legit news stories, current news stories, and in there was a column by Jeff Jacoby.
The front page -- which is what everybody has seen now, the fake news of what it would be like with Trump as president one year from now. "Deportations Begin!" "Economy in Tailspin!" "Wall Construction Halted Because of Lack of Funds" or what have you. And then the second page was the full-page editorial from the Globe, anti-Trump. And this is the second time the Globe was demanding that the GOP stop Trump. They did it during the Massachusetts primary as well, and Trump ended up winning the Massachusetts primary in a landslide.
And then I thought, "You know what? I have never seen any one of these..." We got all kinds of evidence. Somebody could put together a fake news detailing the current administration's failures. I have not seen anybody do a fake news front page or editorial on "Democrats must stop Obama." You know, for me it always comes back to that. What are people really ticked off about on Donald Trump? When you stop and set this down and just look at this outsized rage, there's some people who've truly become discombobulated in their opposition to Trump.
What is it about? Caution: This is not a pro-Trump statement. Don't anybody misunderstand. I'm looking at this and I'm trying to understand just what is it that has caused this full-fledged derangement. Not just in the Drive-Bys, but, of course, some on our side, too, have become totally unhinged over this. And I could go down the list of reasons for dyed-in-the-wool conservatives saying what a big, big threat, Trump is. "He's not a conservative, would undermine years and years of toil and labor in the basements of think tanks and magazines and whatever else.
"Can't have that! Can't have a guy like this, an outsider, get the nomination, when we had nothing to do with it." There's that. Then there's also the, "Oh, my God, he doesn't know what he's doing! This guy's dangerous. The country'd be in horrible shape!" There's that. And then he wants to build a wall, he wants to deport, and people are panicking over that. And yet deportation and a wall are existing American law. They are United States statutes.
There is already a statute requiring a wall to be built, and immigration law clearly defines when and how and whose deportation is to take place. And so this level of anger and disgust over Trump, I mean, he threatens a lot of things. I understand. He threatens a lot of people. Some people think that he is a dire threat to the country. But then I compare any of this to Obama and what we've had to live under the last seven years and what it's gonna be like if we have seven more years of it, and I don't... Why is there no Obama derangement?
And I'm talking about good derangement. Why isn't there anybody as hell-bent on stopping what the Democrat Party is doing -- IS DOING, not "is going to," is doing? Why isn't there somebody in the Republican Party, the Republican establishment, the DC elites? Why is there no energy, much less derangement? Why is there no energy whatsoever to stop Obama? Why is there no energy to stop Hillary? Why is there no energy to stop the current Democrat agenda and replace it? So many things here seem out of whack here, to me.
Again, asterisk: "This is not a pro-Trump statement." I'm asking questions. It just all seems out of proportion to me. Now, somebody has produced an answer for the Boston Globe fake news thing. Drudge, by the way, posted it on Saturday afternoon, and Drudge had it posted all the way up until, I think, sometime yesterday. So somebody on Twitter -- and I'm sorry I didn't get the name; I printed this and it didn't print who it is -- has created their own parody of the Boston Globe Sunday, April 10th, 2016. Present day. Not what might happen.
Lead story, lead headline: "74% of Americans Don't Recognize Their Country Anymore, Believe We're on the Wrong Track." "Islamic Terrorists Rampage Through Boston." "Race Riots, Looting, Cop Murders in Urban Areas." "Prolonged Recession Feels Like Depression." "IRS Targets Political Opposition." "Medical Bills Quadruple." "High Taxes, Bad Trade Deals Drive Industries Out of US." "President Gives $150 Billion to Our Archenemy, Iran." "Obama Blames Climate Change for ISIS." All of that's real!
It may be a fake news front page, but all of that is real. Everything! Every headline here is based on actual news that's taking place. Now, I don't mind fevered passion about Trump. I don't mind fevered passion about Cruz. But I'll tell you, folks, I'm getting a little worried here that there seems to be far more anger and opposition and energy to stop both Trump and Cruz than there is and ever has been to stop Obama. I'm talking about from people on our side.
We're dangerously out of proportion here. And you look at the Boston Globe fake news front page, all about the dangerous of which will happen if Trump. And the stuff that they are worried about, it's all based on immigration. Everything that they headline and parody or warn us about is rooted in immigration and their opposition to it and what they think's gonna happen to the economy and everything. It's obvious. But it pales... It pales in comparison to what is already happening.
RUSH: Okay. Well-known conservative parody site the People's Cube publishes this great parody of the Boston Globe. We will link to it at RushLimbaugh.com. It was predictable this was gonna happen. I'm sure... You know, the Globe's out there saying, "The newspaper business is in trouble so we'll save ourselves, cause a lot of PR, get a lot of attention. People will be very impressed with what we're doing here." But, you know what? Many media analysts are accusing the Globe of getting into "fake news," not saying "parody."
A lot of people are not happy with the Globe, even though the Globe is. They're very happy with the attention that they're getting. But this parody response by the People's Cube is right on the money, and you know what it does? When you look at these two things side by side -- and you should. You should look at the Trump parody from the Boston Globe and this one. It plays right into the angle that all of these people so bent out of whack by Trump have been silent for seven years while Obama has transformed the country -- and in many people's estimation, sought to destroy it.
Not a word. Not a serious word. Not a serious effort to stop it. And compare that to this deranged, unhinged energy to stop Trump. You have people here who seem a lot more upset by the notion of a Trump nomination than a Hillary presidency. (interruption) Well, I know a lot of people don't want Trump nominated. But I don't know why! I really don't know why he has people on our side more hysterical than Obama or Hillary have had them. That doesn't make sense to me. It really, really... That's why I say so much of this is personal, this opposition.
Very happy I stopped listening to Rush.
Public dole grubbers looking at loosing their gravy train leads to severe dereangement syndrome.
Hello Colorado Republicans, even Iraqis get a vote!
Same here. Just cancelled 24/7.
Both sides are deranged.
Then just WHY are these laws not enforced?
Why are they not EXECUTED?
Just WHO runs the EXECUTIVE branch of government in America; anyway???
Sin is a reproach to any Nation.
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