I can’t wait to see Michelle Malkin and her cronies at HotAir.com try to defend this:
During the October 15 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh claimed to have “once” participated in the kind of “destructive reporting and behavior” that, according to him, reporters “dish out.” Limbaugh said his target was a reporter, whose name he said he would not “mention,” who was writing “a cover story on me coming out of one of the big news magazines, and it was going to totally mischaracterize me and what I do and how I do it.” Limbaugh continued: “[W]e found out who was writing it and made a couple phone calls to the person writing it. And we said, ‘You know what? We’re going to find out where your kids go to school. We’re going to find out who you knocked up in high school. We’re going to find out what drugs you used. We’re going to find out where you go to drink and do — we’re gonna find out how you paid for your house. We’re going to do — and we’re going to do exact — and we’re going to say that, you know what? You are no different than Al Goldstein. You both masturbate.’ ”
Limbaugh then claimed: “And the guy started screaming on the phone, just went — ‘You can’t do that.’ We said, ‘Watch us.’ And it changed the tone of the story by about 60 percent, I would say, from what it was going to be. But nobody does that to these people. Nobody does it to them. And that would be so much fun.”
I’m betting that the rightwingers will not only defend it but applaud it.