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Vile ‘View’ Spews Venom on ‘Extremist’ Limbaugh: ‘Normalized Racism’ ‘Weaponized White Male Grievance’

Unsurprisingly, the largely liberal panel at The View didn’t have something good to say about conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh dying from most cancers, on their Thursday present.

Following the disgusting instance many within the media have set, the opinionated hosts launched nasty tirades in opposition to the additionally opinionated conservative. Sunny Hostin accused Limbaugh of “normalizing hatred and racism” earlier than seeming to disclose her personal disgust for whites within the South (apparently the one ones who listened to Limbaugh):

Nicely, you recognize, I’ve been listening to everybody, you recognize, form of eulogizing Rush Limbaugh, and I keep in mind listening to him as a child rising up, and for me he simply normalized hatred. He normalized racism, and, you recognize, I believe he actually weaponized white male grievance, and, you recognize, he form of hardened these, like, rural, white listeners, folks, you recognize, sitting of their vehicles in the course of America, and within the South, and, you recognize, listening to Rush Limbaugh.

Sound acquainted? Hostin mainly repeated the identical bile that MSNBC’s Pleasure Reid spewed final evening.

Diminishing Limbaugh to a handful of controversial statements, Hostin added that the GOP shouldn’t be proud to say him as a result of he paved the best way for Trump: “This wasn’t somebody who was a pleasant particular person. That is somebody that spewed racism and hatred…., I believe his legacy is that he paved the best way, once more, for the trendy Republican get together, and Trumpism and I don’t know that’s one thing to be happy with.”

Fellow co-host Sara Haines additionally was offended by “extremist” Limbaugh who “bastardized” the Republican get together:

I used to be not a fan in any respect of Rush Limbaugh. I believe he paved the best way for political extremism and pushed baseless claims. He was the start of conspiracy theories. He was, like, the predecessor to the Alex Joneses. Loads of issues we’re seeing we do not like now, he in a way sort of bastardized the get together in a manner, as a result of I do know there are conservative beliefs that Sunny was referencing and, you recognize, many people are saying, please communicate up and signify these as a result of I do not wish to even consider him as representing Republicans or conservatives. He — he represents very excessive views.

Including her disgust for his feedback in direction of homosexual males, Haines pompously declared that Limbaugh had lastly confronted his “Judgement Day:”

I’ve a visceral response to so lots of his phrases, however the very first thing that ran by way of my head when he noticed the information was, now it is Judgment Day. On the finish of our lives, it is simply us answering for every thing we did, with who we had been, what we mentioned, and the way we handled folks, and so now Judgment Day has arrived for Rush Limbaugh. 

Pleasure Behar recounted her time working as a radio host in the identical constructing as Limbaugh and trashed him as an inauthentic former Democrat who spewed racism and hatred for cash.

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Learn the transcript under:

The View

2/18/2021

SUNNY HOSTIN: Nicely, you recognize, I’ve been listening to everybody, you recognize, form of eulogizing Rush Limbaugh, and I keep in mind listening to him as a child rising up, and for me he simply normalized hatred. He normalized racism, and, you recognize, I believe he actually weaponized white male grievance, and, you recognize, he form of hardened these, like, rural, white listeners, folks, you recognize, sitting of their vehicles in the course of America, and within the South, and, you recognize, listening to Rush Limbaugh, and I imply, that is somebody who referred to as our President Barack, the magic Negro, that is somebody who talked about an NFL soccer sport as, you recognize, a gang match between the Bloods and the Crips. That is somebody who made enjoyable of Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s illness. That is somebody who likened a 13-year-old Chelsea Clinton to a canine.

This wasn’t somebody who was a pleasant particular person. That is somebody that spewed racism and hatred. But he’s now thought of, I suppose, probably the most — an influential particular person in constructing the trendy Republican get together and conservatism. To me, that is not one thing to be happy with. I imply, how is {that a} reflection of conservative values? I assumed, you recognize, conservatism was about small authorities and household values, and if household values is making enjoyable of black folks and a baby and a illness, you recognize, I do not know the place the Republican get together is. I, you recognize, I believe his legacy is that he paved the best way, once more, for the trendy Republican get together, and Trumpism and I don’t know that’s one thing to be happy with.

SARA HAINES: Nicely, many individuals are mourning the lack of him immediately, and plenty of will not be, and I used to be not a fan in any respect of Rush Limbaugh. I believe he paved the best way for political extremism and pushed baseless claims. He was the start of conspiracy theories. He was, like, the predecessor to the Alex Joneses. Loads of issues we’re seeing we do not like now, he in a way sort of bastardized the get together in a manner, as a result of I do know there are conservative beliefs that Sunny was referencing and, you recognize, many people are saying, please communicate up and signify these as a result of I do not wish to even consider him as representing Republicans or conservatives. He — he represents very excessive views. He mentioned a ton of despicable issues that we may by no means — we do not even have sufficient time on one present to cowl, however among the most offensive had been on the LGBTQ group throughout the AIDS epidemic. He used to run an everyday section referred to as AIDS updates and mocked the deaths of homosexual males by enjoying “I am going to by no means love this manner once more,” and as just lately as 2020, he mentioned the nation could not deal with Pete Buttigieg as a president as a result of they’d be sick watching him kiss his husband. These things, I simply, I’ve a visceral response to so lots of his phrases, however the very first thing that ran by way of my head when he noticed the information was, now it is judgment day. On the finish of our lives, it is simply us answering for every thing we did, with who we had been, what we mentioned, and the way we handled folks, and so now judgment day has arrived for Rush Limbaugh. 

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