Even if someone were to construe Rush Limbaugh’s comments about wanting President Barack Obama to fail as something more about the person than the policies, at least Limbaugh never allowed his disagreement with a president to justify the loss of American lives.
Perhaps the most frustrating thing about this distraction surrounding Rush Limbaugh–and, yes, it is entirely meant to distract from the failures of this administration and Congress–is the holier-than-thou attitude by those on the left, as though they were always respectful to former President George W. Bush. Recently, liberal Democrats have been decrying Limbaugh’s statements — how quickly they forget the statements on liberal Web blogs like The Daily Kos which expressed dismay that former Vice President Dick Cheney was unhurt when a suicide bombing killed 20 while he was making an unannounced visit at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan.
Today, we learned that on the morning of September 11, 2001–minutes before the attacks which changed everything–liberal pundit James Carville told a group of reporters that, without a doubt, he wanted Bush to fail. Gotta love the hypocrisy.