Sunday, July 10, 2016

Rush Limbaugh Accuses Black Lives Matter Of Being A “Terrorist Group” That Commits "Hate Crimes" (AUDIO)

On Friday, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh decided to weigh in on Thursday’s deadly attack on police officers in Dallas.

With exactly one days passage between his show and the officers murders Limbaugh felt the appropriate response was to accused the "Black Lives Matter" advocacy group, who were peacefully protesting that evening, of being “a terrorist group committing hate crimes

Limbaugh said on his program...

"Speaking of President Obama, in part of show prep today, I found a story from March, I think, of 2015, in which, President Obama welcomed two founders of Black Lives Matter to the White House and commemorated them and their efforts, and praised them as being better organizers than he is. And that’s the — Black Lives Matter was just exactly who they are then as who they are today. They’re a terrorist group. They’re quickly becoming a terrorist group committing hate crimes. And the attorney general today is saying that she’s going to look into this, investigate this as a hate crime, which is amazing they’re not trying to find out if this guy is a member of the Tea Party.

Here is the audio...

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As you can see, aside from his fear stoking, Limbaugh has also incorporated the race-baiting trope that the President has sided with "Black Lives Matter" (i.e. black people) over all others. Now if you were to assume that the majority of Limbaugh's listeners are caucasian (which they are) you don't have to try too hard to figure out what buttons he was trying to push with these tactics.

After that Limbaugh and his guest that afternoon Heather MacDonald, author of "War On Cops" (wink wink), both agreed that it was a “myth” that black men are disproportionately killed by police, despite voluminous evidence to the contrary

For the record Black Lives Matter movement doesn’t call for violence against police, and its supporters have widely condemned Thursday’s shooting.

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