Rush’s Style Over Substance

Conservatism is people!

That conservatives have already soured on Obama and his big spending agenda is understandable, but in flocking to cheer a very charismatic, yet non-specific and vague political figure in Rush Limbaugh, CPAC 2009 wasn”€™t different from any Obama rally in 2008. Limbaugh used to complain that liberals value “€œstyle over substance.”€ Today, apparently so do conservatives, as even though Limbaugh’s speech possessed all the style and pizzazz of his radio program, it offered no substantive definition of conservatism “€“ other than “€œour future”€ being determined by “€œwho wins”€ between “€œRepublicans and Democrats”€ – despite what they stand for.

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