Remember the post recently about how annoying it is when a media outlet calls something “exclusive” when it isn’t? The Worldnutdaily is taking this to whole new heights, calling a story “exclusive” when all they did was quote something Rush Limbaugh said on his radio show.
It was only last week that Time magazine likened radio giant Rush Limbaugh to a pope, saying the conservative icon was “like a pope granting absolution” to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on the immigration issue.
And with today’s stunning announcement by 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI that he was stepping down from his position for health reasons, Limbaugh wasted no time clowning about the connection.
“I have been urged to make an announcement to the Democrats in the audience to assure you Democrats I am not stepping down,” Limbaugh said with tongue in cheek as he opened his top-rated program Monday.
“With the reports that the pope is resigning, there were millions of confused Democrats, I’m told this morning, because it was the last thing they thought I would ever do. I have no plans to step down.
Wow, what an “exclusive” story. I’m sure no other wingnut website will quote something Limbaugh said on his radio show. You’re the first ones to ever think of that! Congratulations!
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