David Brooks: Limbaugh health care rhetoric ‘insane’

By David Edwards
Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:26 EDT
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Conservative columnist David Brooks thinks Rush Limbaugh has gone too far in comparing President Barack Obama to Hitler. Brooks was stunned by the comparison when he first saw it on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday. “I hadn’t seen the Rush Limbaugh thing. That is insane. What he’s saying is insane,” said Brooks.

Brooks went on to criticize Sarah Palin for saying that health care reform would create a “death panel” to euthanize older Americans. “Again, that’s crazy. The crazies are attacking the plan because it’ll cut off granny, and that’s simply not true. That simply is not going to happen,” explained Brooks.

This video is from NBC’s Meet the Press, broadcast Aug. 9, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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