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Limbaugh: Democratic Party ‘thinking about’ a Hillary Clinton primary challenge against Obama

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Jeff Poor
Media Reporter

Operation: Chaos, Part Deux?

During the 2008 Democratic Party primary, radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh issued an “order” to his listeners to vote for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton over then-Sen. Barack Obama in states with an open Democratic primary. Although Limbaugh’s listeners were more likely to vote Republican in the general election, their participation in the Democratic primary was considered a strategy helpful to then-likely GOP nominee Sen. John McCain.

Could another opportunity for Limbaugh’s conservative listeners to steer Democratic Party politics be a possibility? According to Limbaugh, it’s likely in the works.

“I just want to put another thought in your head,” Limbaugh said on his Monday program. “If you think that the Democratic Party is not thinking about Hillary Clinton as a primary opponent to Obama, you are not thinking,” Limbaugh said. “Folks, if Hillary Clinton were president right now and the same circumstances existed, they would be thinking about Obama primarying her.”

And based on Obama’s tough go at it over the last two-and-a-half years, the Democratic Party is considering that challenge.

“I am here to tell you that deep in the bowels of the Democrat Party, and that’s what they are — they’re thinking about this,” Limbaugh said.

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  • Purplehaze1103

    I would Love it!!!!!

  • Powder

    Rush is on that sh_t again!

  • Anonymous

    Still hard to believe Americans listen to this idiot.

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  • Anonymous

    I thought from the beginning of the Boy Emperor rule that the Clintons would be waiting in the wings to rescue the Party in 012. BUT, the first REAL first black president nullified Monica’s boyfriend from the title of black Pres. If she challenges, it will start a Dem party civil war, and a race war at that. Pretty soon, the democrats will be cannibalizing each other and it won’t be pretty. Boomerangs of hate always make a round trip and as as another Racist Black Minister once said: The Democrats chickens……are coming home TO ROOST.

  • Newly Minted

    One thing we’re all sure of is that you know that both Clintons are fuming at the absolute incompetence of the man from Hopeless.  Whatever else you might think about the Clintons, they are competent at politics. 

    While Bill Clinton knew how to triangulate to make himself seem moderate, Obama just pisses off the left while appearing to be radical to conservatives and rudderless to independents.  Amazing.

  • http://profiles.google.com/uniteusnow Charles B.

    1)Sooner or later we are going to have to raise revenue to pay for the wars. Bush was the first U.S. president to cut taxes and go to war. McCain thought that was crazy.
    2)We can’t reduce the debt on spending cuts alone.
    3)Spending cuts without revenue increases or stimulus = job cuts.
    4)Job cuts = less consumer demand. = lower projected earnings for stocks = lower stock prices.
    5)Limbaugh doesn’t have to worry about stock prices, the price of gasoline, a home mortgage, the future of his children, medicare, or social security, but many of you do.
    6)So the question is how low will stocks have to go before you will support increases in revenues.
    7) Note the stock market tripled after Clinton raised taxes and uemployment fell  4%,

  • http://profiles.google.com/uniteusnow Charles B.

    1)Sooner or later we are going to have to raise revenue to pay for the wars. Bush was the first U.S. president to cut taxes and go to war. McCain thought that was crazy.
    2)We can’t reduce the debt on spending cuts alone.
    3)Spending cuts without revenue increases or stimulus = job cuts.
    4)Job cuts = less consumer demand. = lower projected earnings for stocks = lower stock prices.
    5)Limbaugh doesn’t have to worry about stock prices, the price of gasoline, a home mortgage, the future of his children, medicare, or social security, but many of you do.
    6)So the question is how low will stocks have to go before you will support increases in revenues.
    7) Note the stock market tripled after Clinton raised taxes and uemployment fell  4%,

  • Humorless

    Why does ANYBODY think Rush Limbaugh knows anything about what’s going on in the Democratic Party?   Or any party?  Or just plain ol’ reality?

    • Humorless

      BTW, this is the same Rush that told four other women he’d stay with them forever, right?