These days, I’m not sure who’s worse - Hillary Clinton’s eleventh-hour war mongering in advance of the Pennsylvania primary or the right-wing radio pundits. Now, according to the local ABC affliliate in Denver, last Thursday Rush Limbaugh told his listeners to riot in streets of Denver during the upcoming Democratic National Convention in August.
He also sang "I’m dreaming of riots in Denver" to the strains of "White Christmas."
Denver officials are not amused. Said Denver City Councilman Charles Brown:
"What an insult. Regardless of political labels, for any radio announcer to wish a riot on a city so his party could win, that’s disgraceful and it’s absurd."
Is Rush abusing prescriptionagain? Ending up as a prison boy toy would be a fitting conclusion to an illustrious career of prescripton drug abuse and other insults to the American way of life. Inciting riots is punishable by up to five years in prison, according to Colorado law.
Per ABC7’s website:
He said the riots would ensure a Democrat is not elected as president, and his listeners have a responsibility to make sure it happens.
"Riots in Denver, the Democrat Convention would see to it that we don’t elect Democrats," Limbaugh said during Wednesday’s radio broadcast. He then went on to say that’s the best thing that could happen to the country.
Limbaugh cited Al Sharpton, saying the Barack Obama supporter threatened to superdelegates that "there’s going to be trouble" if the presidency is taken from Obama.
Several callers called in to the radio show to denounce Limbaugh’s comments, when he later stated, "I am not inspiring or inciting riots, I am dreaming of riots in Denver."
Limbaugh said with massive riots in Denver, which he called part of "Operation Chaos," the people on the far left would look bad.