David Brooks: Limbaugh health care rhetoric ‘insane’
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.