Rush Limbaugh says DeBlasio is "no John Galt"

Posted by $ jbrenner 2 years, 6 months ago to News
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In listening to Rush Limbaugh just before the 1:30 Eastern time break on 1/22, Limbaugh was discussing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (aka Ellsworth Toohey) and Mayor Bill DeBlasio of NYC. Limbaugh told Ms. Ocasio-Cortez that DeBlasio is not a capitalist, but rather a socialist/communist. DeBlasio is "no John Galt".

Indeed DeBlasio is not.

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  • Posted by $ mshupe 2 years, 6 months ago
    Why would Rush use this analogy? Its extremely patently obvious to the point of being an absurd comment.
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    • Posted by $ 2 years, 6 months ago
      Rush likes to "illustrate absurdity by being absurd", and in this case, he certainly succeeded. He was painting Mayor DeBlasio and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez as the Marxists that they are. Ocasio-Cortez had just said that she thought it was entirely "fair" to have a top marginal tax rate of 70% and perhaps even 90%. DeBlasio had said that there was enough money out there and that it was "just in the wrong hands". That is the statement of a looter if I ever heard one.
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