Campaign 2010

Aug 07, 2009

John Boehner Silent on Rush Limbaugh’s Hateful Comparison of Democrats to Nazis

May 17th - Republican Leader John Boehner says Rush Limbaugh is helpful to the Republican Party:

 

"Frankly, having these voices out there, it doesn't hurt us, it helps us... Having a chorus of voices out there, I think, is helpful to our effort." [CNN, 05/17/09]

 

 

August 6th - Rush Limbaugh compares Democrats to Hitler's Nazi party and compares President Obama's health care logo to a Nazi swastika:

 

"... the Democrat Party and where it's taken this country, the radical left leadership of this party bears much more resemblance to Nazi policies than anything we on the right believe in at all..." [The Rush Limbaugh Show, 08/06/09]

 

Today - Republican Leader John Boehner's reaction to Limbaugh's hateful statements:

 

          [silence]

 

 

DCCC spokeswoman Jennifer Crider said: 

 

"As a Republican leader who recently said Rush Limbaugh is ‘helpful' to the GOP, John Boehner has a duty to condemn Limbaugh's hateful and destructive comparison of the Democratic party to Hitler's Nazi party.  Mr. Boehner, it's time to speak up against Limbaugh's hatred."

 

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