Limbaugh: Media Created, Promoted Idea That Sandy Helped Obama

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2012 07:20 PM

By Stephen Feller

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Hurricane Sandy only helped President Barack Obama’s poll numbers because the media said it would, and then the storm disappeared from television, said radio host Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday.

The media is underreporting the aftermath of Sandy, he said, in an effort to help Obama by continuing a popular narrative it started itself.

“This hurricane and the aftermath are being nowhere near covered like Katrina was,” Limbaugh said. “You really think people think this way? They give up on Romney 'cause of the hurricane and they see Obama looking presidential. But then they get all depressed, and after a while they see Obama not doing anything and they go, ‘OK, I'm back to Romney.’ And then I started asking myself: ‘Who knows that Obama's not doing anything?’”

Limbaugh took issue with the lack of reporters in the streets, showing the hardship, as well as Republican strategists who have agreed on television that Obama’s response to the storm helped him in the eyes of voters.

“So they start that, then our guys agree with it,” he said. “Even if you think it, why say it? If you are a Republican strategist, say that on TV, people watching presume or assume that as a Republican strategist, you are strategizing to help Republicans win. Why the hell say that even if you do? I don’t understand this stuff.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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