Limbaugh on Darfur, Mandela, etc.

From Media Matters via Talking Points Memo:

LIMBAUGH: Here's [caller] in Lake Orion, Michigan. Thank you for calling. Great to have you on the EIB Network.

CALLER: Hey, Rush. It's great to talk to you. I talked to youonce before. I've been listening to you for a couple of years now, andI think I'm getting brighter, but there's a lot to be learned. I knowI'm no expert in foreign affairs, but what really confuses me about theliberals is the hypocrisy when they talk about how we have no reason tobe in Iraq and helping those people, but yet everybody wants us to goto Darfur. I mean, aren't we going to end up in a quagmire there? Imean, isn't it -- I don't understand. Can you enlighten me on this?

LIMBAUGH: Yeah. This is -- you're not going to believe this, butit's very simple. And the sooner you believe it, and the sooner you letthis truth permeate the boundaries you have that tell you this is justsimply not possible, the better you will understand Democrats ineverything. You are right. They want to get us out of Iraq, but theycan't wait to get us into Darfur.

CALLER: Right.

LIMBAUGH: There are two reasons. What color is the skin of the people in Darfur?

CALLER: Uh, yeah.

LIMBAUGH: It's black. And who do the Democrats really need to keepvoting for them? If they lose a significant percentage of this votingbloc, they're in trouble.

CALLER: Yes. Yes. The black population.

LIMBAUGH: Right. So you go into Darfur and you go into South Africa,you get rid of the white government there. You put sanctions on them.You stand behind Nelson Mandela -- who was bankrolled by communists fora time, had the support of certain communist leaders. You go toEthiopia. You do the same thing.

CALLER: It's just -- I can't believe it's really that simple.

Eduardo M. Peñalver is the Allan R. Tessler Dean of the Cornell Law School. The views expressed in the piece are his own, and should not be attributed to Cornell University or Cornell Law School.

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