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Dec. 31 2009 - 5:57 pm | 922 views | 3 recommendations | 4 comments

2009’s final irony: Rush Limbaugh treated at Obama birther hospital

Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh speaks with...

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Rush Limbaugh, who has often cast doubt on the idea that President Obama was born in these United States, is being treated for chest pains at Queen’s Medical Center in Hawaii, a place that has been important to the “birther” conspiracy movement.

You see, UPI ran a 2008 article that incorrectly identified Queen’s Medical Center as the place Obama was born (it was really Kapi’olani Medical Center). When no birth records were found for Obama at Queens Medical, the conspiracy theory had, what seemed at the time, a shred of possible credibility. UPI has since corrected its mistake, but the speculation of a cover-up continued.

Using the same stellar logic as the birthers, should we not conclude that Limbaugh is a part of the conspiracy to hide the real birthplace of the president from the public? Or that perhaps Limbaugh himself, having betrayed the conservative movement for vacationing in Hawaii, is himself not an actual citizen of the United States? Oh, hell, why not go the whole hog? This is the internet, after all. Clearly Rush Limbaugh is already dead of a heart attack, not that the mainstream media would ever let you know the truth.

Happy New Year!


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    I know the main stream media won’t print the truth but I heard that Rush was taken to the hospital because he was having contractions and that doctor’s feared the love child of Karl Rove’s that he’s carrying was coming earlier than expected. That’s why Karl divorced his wife – so he can make Rush the respectable Mrs. Turd-Blossom, before the baby arrives. They’re going to buy a little house with a picket fence down and raise the child as a hypocritical fat white guy!

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