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Limbaugh - Coronavirus "weaponized" by the news media against President Trump.

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by HankD, Feb 27, 2020.

  1. HankD

    HankD Well-Known Member
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    Limbaugh claims coronavirus is being 'weaponized' to 'bring down' Trump.

    "Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday suggested on his show that an outbreak of coronavirus in China was being "weaponized" by the news media against President Trump.

    During a segment of his show highlighted by the left-leaning watchdog group Media Matters, Limbaugh likened the disease to the common cold despite its symptoms including a deadly form of pneumonia that has killed more than 2,000 people in China alone.

    "Folks, this coronavirus thing, I want to try to put this in perspective for you. It looks like the coronavirus is being weaponized as yet another element to bring down Donald Trump," Limbaugh said.

    "You think I’m wrong about this? You think I’m missing it by saying that’s ... Yeah, I’m dead right on this. The coronavirus is the common cold, folks," he continued.

    Limbaugh claims coronavirus is being 'weaponized' to 'bring down' Trump

    OHOH Tinfoil Hat Alert??
     
  2. InTheLight

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    Sounds like Limbaugh trying to drum up more listeners.

    Does he give any examples of any credible organizations or individuals that are blaming Trump for coronavirus?

    I know the Dems are calling his funding of $2.5 billion to fight coronavirus be too little. Otherwise, I haven't heard anything negative about Trump's response to coronavirus. If we're honest, so far, it's not a big deal in the US.

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    Who said anyone was blaming him for it?
     
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    Limbaugh is off base to call it a cold. I agree with him that the Dems are using the Coronavirus to score political points on a so called "slow response." CNN is doing the same in its reporting. Even though the Administration has quarintined people and the virus isnt spreading much in America, yet.

    That said, Coronavirus is more like a bad flu, one without a readily available vaccine. The virus kills mainly elderly people over 60 and those with weak immune systems. That's a lot of potential deaths. Limbaugh himself is in that demographic.
     
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    He didnt call it a cold
     
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    I presume that blame would be the tactic used to "bring down Donald Trump".

    The blame would be that he's not doing enough, or not doing it fast enough, or not spending enough on the problem, or, as FollowTheWay posted, he's gutted the CDC and does not have a coronavirus czar, or a combination of all of these things.
     
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    Umm that is far different than blaming him for it. Further pelosi and schumer are in fact saying he gas been incompetent and not doing enough and what he has done is far too late
     
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    Pence is now in charge of coronavirus intel,news, research effort etc...
     
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    <Sigh> Yes, I should have chosen my words more carefully. They would blame him for not reacting properly to the coronavirus. Probably try the same tactics they tried on Bush after hurricane Katrina.
     
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    no matter what Trump says or does, no matter what Limbaugh or ANYBODY SAYS, trump will get dumped on BY THE GLOBALIST.

    In fact I predict that sooner or later the globalists will uncover and proclaim 'intel' that will find TRUMP guilty for coronavirus itself. Thus constituting a "high crime".

    It won't work.

    why? You can only cry phony wolf twice before you lose all credibility. (e.g. RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA, Obstruction of Justice, etc...).

    However they are so stupid and wont change tactic and will try again only to end up increasing his popularity.
     
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    Well like the icebergs in front of the ship, it still has to addressed, or you end up sinking...
     
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    That didn't take long...
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    TrumpVirus.jpg
     
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    Then either Hank' s quote is wrong, or Limbaugh did call it a common cold.
     
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    Naturally the media will say Pence is not qualified. Whereas, if Trump didn't appoint him they'd criticize him--"How come Trump hasn't appointed a coronavirus czar"?

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    pretty much nailed this, as Schumer and Pelosi back to blasting trump on this, and the fear is causing the Dems to try to derail him, as if he is the one that caused it!
     
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    I'm just the messenger Steve - I gave the URL - look it up. :)
     
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    Its the trump Derangement virus gone to terminal stage!
     
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    If the yo-yo dims persist in their anti-Trump "stuff" for the duration of the time before Nov., Trump may not just have a resounding victory, he just may carry ALL 50 (57?:p) states!
    I have never seen such a bunch of idiots so insistent on committing political suicide. :rolleyes:
     
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    Having now read the article Hank linked, I can say that Rush Limbaugh is being paranoid. This is not a bioweapon released by China, and it is not the common cold. It kills 20 times more people than the flu in much the same demographics. Although, he is right the Dems are after President Trump and are using this issue as a weapon.
     
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    It is possible to engineer a deadly virus by recreating a deadly virus, the CDC has done this. They have been able to do some amazing things with diseases. CDC using pieces of other viruses and the genome from dead victims made it live again.
    Reconstruction of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Virus | CDC

    But I dont think thisCOVID-19 is a bio engineered virus.
     
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