Media Matters vs. Rush Limbaugh
Is free speech dying in America?
- Duration 11:12
- Date Mar 23, 2012
Is free speech dying in America?
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-- -- media matters that treehouse of trolls who continue to disappoint their parents are spending a hundred grant and adds to unseat Rush Limbaugh.
From -- rust doesn't hold an office he hosts a radio show so it's a campaign against someone.
Simply because he hurts their feelings now to parent -- acting coach what's the motivation is it really about decency.
-- this is simply manufactured outrage masquerading as concern.
Remember -- already apologized but that didn't matter because media matters really wants annihilation.
After all -- sales of exposing tools like them.
So they want to scout.
But if they want a war why -- the right give them one why so timid all the time at.
Advertisers are -- down -- senior fellows toiling away in soiled underpants -- rush's listeners fight back.
I'd also say let's make media matters is life miserable but they're already there.
It's gotta be rough when your mom asks David why don't you get a job and David says I -- -- media matters.
And then mom quietly -- But worse the sparrows nest of chirping bird brains known as the LA City Council just passed a resolution urging depressed or curb racist sexist slurs.
What are they say what they really want to ban their parents.
I think -- -- sympathetic bunch since the Academy Awards folks who got a wake up the national debate is being steered by an unelected group of operatives.
Willingly abetted by politicians -- are supposed to raise our standard of living.
But instead focus on raising awareness.
I'd start a campaign to get them fired but I -- a life.
-- -- last Wednesday -- rush was talking about this effort I guess to get the advertisers to drop out go to stations and stuff and a body I thought he nailed it.
Can we roll.
Action by the left.
Attempting to terrorize individuals.
Who all owned businesses.
And to operate radio stations.
It's not angry consumers these people couldn't have cared less what.
Happened three weeks ago other then.
The opportunity it presents an even not even really offended by what happens this is just.
An opportunity to execute a plan that they've had a mentor since 2000 Nolan.
-- this is.
What this is -- -- point.
What he's saying and what is true about all this fake outrage on the left and on the right.
If the people complaining don't even actually consumed the product.
These are not listeners to the station so when they go to complained -- -- station to station really isn't losing any customers.
It's just people pretending to be -- But let's say -- media matters here for second Rush Limbaugh's a 100% right this isn't about.
I don't -- it.
We're going out there making sure people are saying the right or wrong things I have to read this again -- and you -- -- good news media matters.
This is ridiculous what you're doing against the personality.
You said in 2000 and eleven in March 2011 David Brock who runs media matters it's it all out campaign of gore guerrilla warfare.
And sabotaging -- Fox News there's a warrant fox naval war and Rush Limbaugh.
You're under the 501 C three exemption tax exemption in supposed to be for charitable religious educational scientific -- testing.
For public safety fostering national or international amateur sports competition and preventing cruelty to children -- animals.
Where in the world.
Does your 513 -- fit in that definition you're nothing more than a guerrilla warfare hacks going after people we don't agree with.
Ideologically in the real world that yeah open.
-- -- -- I don't get it right to eleven and later -- for -- -- but don't don't you don't witch hunts.
Happen on both sides but it seems like the left is better at galvanizing them but are we getting to a stage where outrage.
It simply -- win for boring people it's like they can't they don't have a life so they go after you would they go after me.
Well I think yeah I mean outrages -- -- -- diseases affects the far left to the far right but yet to agree the far right but.
The I will say this.
I'm not affect immediate measures over -- doing because -- should be -- and agree on the on the tax deduction.
Let's remember these advertisers dropped off rush dropped off before media managing that in this next and the two radio station the drought that was before reunited candidate.
And what rush has -- as consumers Russia was so it was advertised -- said.
They're so I think it's a well there are scared but it would let's not do a cause and effect here yeah they've added with a 100000 dollars in media is not good impact a whole lot of people they they think they are.
-- but they're not.
What happened to rush happen because his advertisers got worried about it and -- constituents did get.
We're on idol I honestly did I don't believe anybody gets offended anymore they just get -- ways it just becomes nice yeah is that you just turn it off and get yes I would say that there -- Most corporate PR shops.
Our rhetoric does that sit nervously all the time -- don't ever want to offend anybody about anything and they.
And in many of them including -- and individual sectors of our economy.
Ask other people to make their arguments for them but they're afraid to stand up for themselves I think there's been a lot of and -- disregard.
By some America's CEO's yeah he will complain in back -- about current policy but they don't.
Have the guts to stand and it's now look they -- that responsibility to their shareholders so I kind of understand it but I wish that somebody had the guts to stand up there is an off button.
And you can turn off and I I agreed to the most of these people probably don't even have never even listen -- I don't -- -- -- to find yet Rush Limbaugh but it does benefit the one thing Bob mention is what I was an essayist.
Grand worth of advertising.
We have gotten more.
At more value out of the in kind contribution of talking about it then they would have gotten from their ads -- appearing.
Let's stop talking about it so I find it ironic because I thought liberals -- -- different Bob -- where their strongest advocates have First Amendment the most ardent advocates like Iran is that a free speech.
But now people like -- ACLU -- the exact groups that are trying to stifle.
Free speech in the First Amendment because they don't like the content.
Is that what what Occupy Wall Street and and -- -- -- you'll these groups that are are aren't -- all about.
Freedom of speech freedom of expression -- -- it -- right all right but but for me it matters especially to get involved forget it's a 100000 -- hundred million dollars it really doesn't matter it's it's it's stifling of free speech.
Yet when it's the other way around.
On the right if it it if it's if it's people moving the occupiers out of -- -- park it's stifling free speech and -- I'm sticking to earlier about remember when the whole -- weird thing happened I'm sure you mean how could I forget it you a lot of spot as a red highlights I -- I think it took blood like two weeks -- are the Democrats to finally say -- we think that he should apologize and to answer resign.
Bet it's a long time for them to get to that position and I think that principally that should have been their position right away if an advertiser decides that they on advertising mark.
Yeah -- -- -- but let's not hide behind.
A fake outrage in England they need controversy to stay afloat I mean there's been many reports of them meant you know losing funding not right they need any of our house of the -- backing off a rational.
You look let's go back to send a free speech is such as liberals that that -- for a pair of free speech -- the political spectrum and in the right.
Has done their fair share -- some taxes and organizations have done their fair share.
A move lashing out against left as well this is not wholly owned by the left here it's the left and the right to extreme groups.
Not to you sectors of example drivers beat up for -- I've said -- the far right message pretty shocking way don't get into -- -- and re Kindle.
-- -- -- -- How did they beat up other starter website called -- associate Ali of Chad Hillary not -- I apologize for that -- -- -- that.
-- turning people away -- -- advertises what is completely different from.
Voicing but it descending opinion you know it well it literally but they're they're gorgeous a lot of people which descended -- how will give some would probably discredit on approved.
-- stood out and said that what Russia was wrong and I also -- -- to apologize but -- of like Mitt Romney was afraid to go too close to it was sort of a milk toast to answer.
And a lot of people are afraid of rush on the Republican side so they don't speak up.
The Democrats the same way when it comes -- media manager has CLU because that's where a lot of -- Monica for a.
I haven't -- it -- defended.
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From somebody who doesn't need it if somebody says something bile about Sarah Palin do you think -- apology.
-- suddenly and suddenly they change his mind it'll actually you know you're wrong I like Sarah Palin.
I apologize of course not the apology is a -- if you want to have that apology.
That's your weakness you should say I don't care and I don't.
What's your bread and butter they -- you know you need to apologize when you should I rushed that he knew -- and almost hesitated century made a mistake yeah.
And he was -- and economic pressure on it and so he made a decision a business decision to apologize that's perfectly legitimate as second say the think they -- read more of fluke as a result of that.
But I mean you're right about that but on the idea no apologies I -- -- bad.
I if you if you say something factually wrong if you six of the by accident like to go on a show -- accidentally he say something that might be that.
Up a cut a good guy -- praise from the old days you might have said by accident with that apologies definitely but.
If you did she never apologize for something you mean.
What the end that's what -- just -- I never make factual errors that I have the backed format threats that everything that I say so with every other day I got money that media matters has to content gives -- -- I don't like title inflation.
-- Qaeda and placed an -- the workplace is so ridiculous that they call these guys senior fellow Republicans what what is an inflation.
It means that like you might -- be like somebody does.
X and I -- have been called production assistant and now you're called the vice president of whatever by the way I am now.
Promoting everybody here to -- senior fellow ex I am now yeah.
Get on a Friday it's -- -- -- notes that Beckel -- institute for media matters studies to date back.
It is -- -- I wouldn't.
It's a merger all the that good and -- I would think -- wonderful OK got it all just draw that would be trying to be funny and wrong yeah.
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-- -- -- now I will not take it.