Ron Paul: ‘Pretty sad’ that Limbaugh is GOP leader
Rep. Ron Paul told CNN’s John Roberts that Democrats would like to frame Rush Limbaugh as the leader of the Republican Party. “He is a leader,” said Paul. “But I think it’s also a little bit polarizing and confrontational and I think that’s why the Democrats are bragging that Limbaugh now speaks for the Republicans.”
“What does it say that almost like the spokesperson for a political party is a radio talk show host as opposed to it being one of the political leadership,” Roberts asked Paul.
“I think it’s pretty sad. It’s a good point to make. It means that the Republicans are really starving for some type of leadership,” admitted Paul.
This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Mar. 2, 2009.