“Who Rules the GOP?”
Its easy to dismiss the blathering idiocy of Bill O’Reilly or Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh, but I know too many people that take these buffoons seriously without realizing how terminally wrong they are to a fault. Pointing to the internets and blogs does not help; instead it is more likely to reinforce the authority of these blowhards in the conservative mind.
This is part of the reason I’m fascinated by the changing dynamics in right-wing noise machine as it tries to adjust to the left-ward shift in power in Washington. Witness (via DKos): GOP Congressman Apologizes For Offending Limbaugh Fans.
These guys are “all in” as far as Obama is concerned, esp. Limbaugh and his pronouncements about hoping the Administration fails, and they’ve staked a lot of their credibility on those “hopes”. So here’s to the inauspicious and rapid demise of Rush and his idiot squad!