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Ten Rush Limbaugh going on the record and a rare one on one interview and rush taking us inside the battle for the Republican Party.
Could you admire in Republican politics and why.
I admire -- who were bold enough.
And brave enough speak about what they truly believe had cruises one and Sarah Palin is another.
Did did did that any any of them who are.
And have the courage of your convictions and have no compunction about saying it.
They're not embarrass themselves and I'm insecure.
They firmly believe.
What has to be another -- to stand behind those of the people admire what are the chances those people would ever get a nomination in the Republican Party -- not -- I don't what why -- why would that be the case because they are outside the mainstream of Republican politics as you outlined it.
Well I don't think the mainstream Republican politics can't be beat -- there's a there's a battle for the party going on.
And sure it's it's going to be a tough battle but it.
There's no other option you don't -- -- go third party that just that that distant -- The Democrats are majority party.
Forever you don't wanna do that so you're you have to do which -- to work within the Republican Party taken over I think.
The right conservative candidate could score Reagan did it and I know a lot of people -- -- stop talking about Reagan but.
There's only -- -- -- but Reagan is.
A real life example.
What can be done and what happens when a prominent conservative triumph.
Dot com tree and the Democrat party set out trying to revise history about it will destroy his reputation and image and so forth.
It's like it's a never ending battle -- had a lot of people partial why why why are Republicans or conservative so.
Tom -- -- dislike between the real battle folks that that I think is going on.
On the won -- the country is founded.
With -- liberty and freedom.
And the government as a servant.
Vs another view which says the government is all powerful of all everything at the people who were servants that's what the battle is right now.
Take an interest in little story if I have time.
You don't have them.
They media person wrote a story on me about how I am losing.
I am -- Obama's been elected twice.
-- -- radio audience.
Wouldn't crack the top ten of TV shows and so forth.
And I should look at how I'm being measured on -- -- on the radio.
I'm being measured against people who can give people health care.
Who can give people tax cuts who can give people food stamps who can give people -- I can't give anybody and I can't give them food I can't give -- cell phones I can't give a tax break I can't.
I can't do anything for anybody like obamacare the Democrats could buy as many votes as they want and Republican to wanna get -- that game cam -- I can't.
Why am I being measured.
Against politicians have real power of the power I have I would that zilch zero -- -- on the radio I'm in the arena of ideas.
-- try to do is -- shows like him.
But this this writer was going to be the -- is I was I'm failed -- -- out I have seen my better days Obama immediately left and -- not.
I'm a guy on the radio but why are they putting me in this arena.
What why -- why is a guy on the radio being measured.
Against people who have their hands on a budget.
Well three trillion dollars and the reason is I happen to be an articulate spokesman.
Of the opposing point of view and when ever an articulate spokesman of the opposing -- -- -- which is government first last and always.
That's -- got to be discredited taken down it's it's it's a massive fight with the forces.
That believe government should be the center of everybody's universe.
Are massive and big -- the Democrat party wants government to you was it as a weapon against -- enemies.
Mean they've got to give me wanna use to help people look at the people who have been hoping for fifteen years thirty years there are no better shape than when the Democrats first of -- -- -- -- Under Reagan and conservative governors of support people prosper economically but triumph for overcome odds because they're turned blows.
And they're not shackled by government laws power control and what have you but.
The forces of government control are massive and -- and -- can't buy votes and they can bite goodies and they can't replace -- of course I can't.