Rush Limbaugh, hurricane truther

Rush Limbaugh is a hurricane truther. He thinks all the hysteria over Hurricane Irma is a conspiracy cooked up by “Big Water” and, for lack of a better phrase, Big Climate.

Limbaugh spent most of today’s screed going after Big Climate. You see, according to Limbaugh, a lot of meteorologists believe in climate change, so they’re trying to create hurricane-panic to convince people that climate change is real.

Limbaugh says, of course, that the media is part of the conspiracy. They all went down to Texas with the intent of making you think Hurricane Harvey was worse than it really was.

[T]he bias is built in. So there is a desire to advance this climate change agenda, and hurricanes are one of the fastest and best ways to do it. You can accomplish a lot just by creating fear and panic. You don’t need a hurricane to hit anywhere. All you need is to create the fear and panic accompanied by talk that climate change is causing hurricanes to become more frequent and bigger and more dangerous, and you create the panic, and it’s mission accomplished, agenda advanced.

Limbaugh goes on to say that the local TV is in cahoots with local retailers. And that’s why local TV gets so upset about hurricanes, so that you’ll go buy food and supplies at the advertisers of the TV news shows.

Oh but it gets better. Limbaugh says he can predict where the hurricane is gonna go even better than government scientists.

I’m constantly on guard against it. I’ve lived here since 1997, and I have developed a system that I trust, my own analysis of the data. And I’m not a meteorologist. I’m not gonna tell you what mine is because I don’t want to be misinterpreted as giving you a forecast. Well, I’m tempted to, though, because I’ve been exactly right since last Friday. I am tempted to tell you. ‘Cause I had people asking me back then. I’m tempted to tell you. But my better judgment says don’t go there.

Let me just put it this way. The latest National Hurricane Center forecast map, the track, which was released at 11 a.m. puts the Sunday target exactly where I told my buddies on Saturday and Friday night that it was gonna go, while the models all had it turning north up to North Carolina and Washington, D.C., and the Northeastern coast. That was just one data point that I kept looking at that told me where I thought this thing was gonna go.

Limbaugh being Limbaugh, the transcript rambles on for a long while. Out of his mind.

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  • Calamity_Jean

    Rush is an a-hole attention whore.

    Actually, comparing Rush to whores is a slur on the whores. Most of them are honest hard-working people who just want their clients to be happy. The only person Rush wants to be happy is himself.

  • Martha Bartha

    Only mindless idiots listen to Rush.

  • goulo

    It seems Rush is evacuating from hurricane Irma, even though he claims the hurricane is fake news…

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/09/06/rush-limbaughs-dangerous-suggestion-that-hurricane-irma-is-fake-news/

  • tommo

    So according to the drug addict pervert Hurricane Harvey was a dud?

    And because he agreed with the latest National Hurricane Center forecast map that proves it’s all a hoax? I don’t follow, is it me or is he just an a-hole attention whore?

  • Dave of the Jungle

    Irma appears to be heading straight for Mar-a-Lago. Poor Donald.

  • Martha Bartha

    And the mindless idiots that listen to him, believe every word.

  • Martha Bartha

    Gee! Rush wouldn’t lie. Going through his 4th Divorce.

  • JaneE

    Gee, telling people exactly where the hurricane is going to go could save money for all the people who wouldn’t have to run out and buy stuff, not to mention the lives of people who would know whether or not they needed to evacuate, but Rush won’t tell. Who was it who wanted people to spend money on possibly not necessary supplies?

    News casters don’t have to tell people that climate change is making hurricanes bigger and more dangerous. When you keep breaking weather records year after year, people know that the climate is changing. When your trees blossom earlier each year, people know that the climate is changing. When people start getting excited because it snowed for the first time in 15 years and all the old timers keep talking about how it used to do that several times every year, people know that the climate is changing. When hurricanes set records for wind speed, low pressure, and diameter almost every year that is just more evidence of changing climate.

    You can’t tell people that it isn’t happening any more. You may be able to convince them that it is just natural, but you can’t tell them it isn’t happening. At some point they may even start to believe that we need to do something to mitigate the damage. Probably about the same time they realize that any hope of minimizing the damage went out the window a decade or more ago.

  • Badgerite

    Well with any luck, hurricane Irma will go straight up his *ss.

  • Quilla

    Thinning the herd.

  • Seattle Rain

    Irma hit St. Bart’s last night with winds recorded at 151mph, until the wind monitoring equipment was destroyed.

    Someone needs to tie Rush Limbaugh to a Palm Tree for the duration of the hurricane.

  • goulo

    All those many thousands of homeowners who apparently damaged their own homes and property, while making it LOOK like water damage from the “hurricane”, are clearly in on the conspiracy too! ;)

  • tyrebitre

    —- looking forward to the day this phat phuck finally overdoses

  • 8vetfamily

    and the little blue dock pills…don’t forget them…when you combine them with the oxy, you wind up with your duodenum constricting your carotids and you become hypoxic…

  • Demosthenes

    El Rushbo is clearly hooked on OxyContin again. “Big climate”? There is climate science and those who deny science.

  • Lou Alexander

    This is the best post I have seen forever. Legions of Limbaugh listeners who do not believe the hurricane is dangerous and refuse to leave. Wind, waves, storm surge and Florida suddenly has a much higher percentage of Democrat voters.

  • Mario Pascal

    High school graduate Limbaugh knows about everything better than anybody Pathetic is the only word

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