Just read this piece by Joan Walsh in Salon. Here is an excerpt:
I’ve decided Rush Limbaugh must be a closeted Democrat. I can’t think of any other reason he would be leading the Republican Party over a political cliff by advising that they double down on the culture wars.
With new poll data showing that President Obama is quickly gaining ground among women voters, at least partly due to Republican extremism on contraception, Limbaugh told his listeners Thursday that the GOP would win the election if it’s decided on culture-war terms.
“Something tells me, that if the upcoming election could be decided on social issues, the Republicans could win that in a landslide, because we are on the right side of the culture war,” he said. “The problem is, we’re scared to death of it. The Republican establishment wants no part of it.”
Smart Republicans are indeed afraid of the culture wars – because they know they’re on the losing side. Sadly, there aren’t very many smart Republicans anymore; or at least there aren’t very many who will stand up to extremists in their base and say enough is enough on their jihad against birth control.
Wow. A “jihad against birth control?” A jihad? Ah, the new tone.
This Joan Walsh is one dumb broad. And the funny part is she thinks she is the utmost in intelligence.
NOBODY wants to take her ever-lovin’ birth control pills, for god’s sake.
She and her kind are the ones running a jihad. They presume to know what Americans think, and they are so wrong. This is the boneheadedness that is going to lose for them. There’s going to be such a landslide against their ilk in this country and it is going to make their heads spin.
I frankly think it is they, obama and his minions like Joan Walsh, that have gone off the cliff.
Remember, it is obama who started the contraceptive controversy. As someone pointed out, it was really George Stephanopoulis who first threw out the question when he bore down on his questioning of Romney in the ABC debate. And you think ABC and the rest of the media are not working in concert with the obama administration and the democrats? Think again. They needed this issue – this non-issue – so they could then claim the republicans are trying to get rid of contraceptives. Not true. As long as the government stays out of the Bedroom, all is well. But obama cannot tell the church what they have to do. He cannot and he will not and he has overstepped his bounds.
He has, however, done the impossible – united the Catholic Church and the Baptists and evangelicals. Whoa, I don’t think he saw that coming.
I think it has backfired big time. So, don’t worry your pretty little head about it, Ms. Walsh. Have your day, yak your trash. You just don’t know what you are dealing with.
Posted: 02.21.12 @1:51 p.m.
“So ignore them. They are blind guides leading the blind, and if one blind person guides another, they will both fall into a ditch.”