Rush Limbaugh Slams Media for Furor Over Cain Ad

Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 01:53 PM

By Amy Woods

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Talk show host Rush Limbaugh lampooned the media today for “having an absolute cow” over GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s new Internet ad, in which his campaign manager is seen smoking a cigarette.

“It tells you so much about how insane our society has become about smoking and political correctness,” Limbaugh, a former cigarette smoker, said on his radio show. “There is a humorless doom-and-gloomism out there.”

In the 56-second spot, Mark Block, Cain’s right-hand man, talks about how Cain could put the “united” back in the United States. The next-to-last scene features Block taking a long drag.

When interviewed about the ad and asked what its intended message is, Block said, “The message behind the ad was to our supporters that we’re on a roll. There was no subliminal message. It’s just that I’m a smoker, and a lot of the people on the staff said, ‘Just let Block be Block.’ ”

“You can’t watch a Hollywood movie without somebody picking up a cigarette,” Limbaugh said. “This is a great illustration of how you have this holier-than-thou, superiorist bunch of people.

“It’s an Internet ad,” he said. “There’s no secondary smoke in an ad, or secondhand smoke.”

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