Rush to judgment

Right-wing blowhard Rush Limbaugh, who never met a cause he couldn’t cash in on, is turning a letter from Sen. Harry Reid into fundraising gold.

Limbaugh is using Reid’s letter to question the Senate Majority Leader’s patriotism and raise false questions about the commitment of the Democratic Party to American troops.

This is typical hyperbole for Limbaugh but it is hard to have sympathy for Reid, a corrupt, on-the-take pol from Nevada. Maybe he and Limbaugh deserve each other.

Limbaugh Spins Reid's Letter Into Charity GoldPetty bickering about patriotism and Who Loves Our Troops More has never been seen as a financial growth industry, but there’s no stopping American capitalism. This is why a perfunctory bit of political grandstanding, committed to U.S. Senate letterhead this month, became worth a reported $4.2…
[Washington Post Political News]