Who Said It: Rush Limbaugh or Philly.com Commenters?

Can you tell the difference?

I’m not really sure why there is such an outcry over Rush Limbaugh’s latest remarks. After all, this is hardly something out of character. He has made millions off of a non-stop stream of ignorance over the years.

But just how ignorant is he? Well, let’s compare him to the absolute lowest rung on the human ladder: the Philly.com commenter. As we all know, the majority of commenters on philly.com are knuckle-dragging troglodyte trolls. If anyone can compete with Rush in the ignorance and bigotry department, it’s these clowns. Let’s see if you can tell the difference between the two.

1. “Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

2. “When it comes down to it, the Muslim president will protect his fellow Muslims [in] Iran.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

3. “If Obama wasn’t black he’d be a tour guide in Honolulu.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

4. ” This … is about you wackos trying to dig deeper into my pocket to pay for your rubbers while you sit home all day collecting the money I work for via your ‘gummint’ check.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

5. “The NFL all looks like a game between the Bloods and Crips without any weapons.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

6. “Have you ever noticed how all composite pictures of wanted criminals resemble Jesse Jackson?”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

7. “Another gimme-gimme liberal who wants the world pay for everything for her. She wasn’t some anonymous ‘co-ed’ but a ‘contraceptive activist’ who picked a Catholic university so she could make a stink.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

8. “I love the women’s movement, especially when I’m walking behind it.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

9. (On flag flying half mast for Whitney Houston): “If the goal is to honor a role model for inner-city crack and cocaine addicts … who squander their potential, then it is absolutely the right decision.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

10. “Let’s also mention how black conservatives are treated by the left. Instead of engaging these men in the arena of ideas, Herman Cain and Clarence Thomas were portrayed as stereotypical black sexual predators. In Cain’s case the left even trotted out a bunch of white women to heighten the effect.”
Rush or Philly.com commenter?

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  • phal0101

    No guarantee, but if you hope to find intelligent commenters, you have to first have good writers–especially those who can hold their political biases in check.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jgoodtimes Johnny

    Phal, your comment is confusing: are you referring to me or to philly.com? They are the commenters I am referring to, so are you stating that philly.com doesn’t keep their political biases in check? Or are you saying that I don’t? If you are referring to me, I don’t think this has anything to do with my personal politicals. Rush Limbaugh is not a conservative, he’s a bigot. I think there is a difference between the two.

  • phal0101

    Sorry about not making it clear. I meant the philly.com writers in general, who I believe continually show bias in their articles. For that reason, I’m not a fan of Limbaugh or Hannity and other right wing fanatics in addition to commentators who are on the opposite side of the political fence such as the MSNBC far left folks. As far as your particular article, I thought it was great. Enjoyed the hell out of it.

  • dagbat

    I agree, a lot of drama about nothing of substance. Once again it seems we are being drawn into the weeds to avoid facing the real issues. A government who wants to make rules for everything under the sun. All under the banner of the “common good”, as the government defines it. The thought of the government mandating free contraceptives for everyone, because some people can’t afford them is ridiculous. Likewise, the link drawn between contraceptives, women’s health and reduced medical costs is ludicrous and flat out not true. Is there any proof that since the introduction of contraceptives that women’s health has improved from using them? How about medical costs? Are they less today? What a bunch of nonsense the government is feeding us. And we are all eating it. Why? Perhaps it is because we have become conditioned. That we have lost our ability for common sense and critical thinking. To see this for what it really is. An imposing government that thinks it knows best, and that should be in the business of fixing every problem that it deems to be important. A government that has exceeded its constitutional limitations and doesn’t even know it, or doesn’t care. All of this might seem tolerable if the government was effective and efficient, but are they?