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Rush Limbaugh: We already have museums for women — ‘they are called malls’

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Radio host Rush Limbaugh mocked the idea of a museum honoring women’s accomplishments in what he called “satire,” Media Matters reported on Wednesday.

“We already have, ladies and gentlemen, I don’t know how many museums for women all over the country,” Limbaugh said. “They are called malls.”

Limbaugh was apparently taken aback by the news that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) office was the source of upcoming legislation regarding the construction of a “National Women’s History Museum” on or near the National Mall. A panel from the House Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to examine the plan next week, but the bill is expected to garner bipartisan support.

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“All those war museums and memorials, those are museums to men,” Limbaugh said. “We’ve left the women out, that’s right.”

Limbaugh also facetiously imitated listeners who complain that they can’t get friends to listen to his foreign policy views because of these types of caustic comments.

“Satire, parody anyone?” he protested. “Actually, you know what this is? If I may veer back to it’s this war on women business. Hey, I could have said brothel but I didn’t. It’s pandering, it’s this war on women business.”

Limbaugh then accused Republicans of supporting the museum in hopes of currying favor with the “prototype single woman” upon whom Democrats rely.

“They think that this is going to nullify some of the negatives attached to this baseless claim that Republicans are conducting a war on women,” he said.

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Listen to Limbaugh’s remarks, as posted on Wednesday, below.


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WATCH: Trump walked out of a 1990 interview with CNN when they asked about his finances

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Long before he became the president, Donald Trump was a business tycoon who had trouble holding onto his money.

As New York Times reporting on the president's personal income tax records has shown, Trump throughout his career would frequently burn through money at a stunning rate throughout the 1990s, at one point reporting adjusted gross losses of nearly $1 billion per year in 1994 and 1995.

The tax records obtained by the Times show that things really started going downhill for Trump in 1990, when he reported a gross net loss of $400 million.

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GOP lawmaker in Tennessee admits to prescribing opioids to his second cousin — who was also his lover

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Tennessee state Sen. Joey Hensley (R) is under investigation by a medical review board for providing opioids to family members, one of which was his second cousin -- who also happened to be his lover, the Tennessean reports.

Hensley, an anti-LGBT ideologue who wrote his state's infamous "Don't Say Gay" bill, admits that he prescribed drugs for his relatives, but says he's the only doctor in town.

“There are not many people in the county who haven’t been to see Dr. Hensley, and she was one of them,” defense attorney David Steed said, adding, “Half of the county are Hensleys. Everyone there knows everyone. There were multiple relationships and the physician-patient relationship was only one and somewhat incidental to the others.”

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West Virginia voter: ‘I’ll probably vote for Donald Trump’ because ‘he keeps the people to the TV set’

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A group of West Virginia voters explained their voting choices to MSNBC on Monday.

"I don't have TV, I don't have internet," one woman said. "I'm pretty far behind. And I bet you a lot of around here are because we're poor. I don't know nothing about Joe [Biden]. I ain't never heard nothing about him at all. Donald Trump, I know a little bit about him because of the past couple of years."

"I'll probably vote for Donald Trump," Jeff Kibbey told MSNBC. "He keeps the people to the TV set."

"One, Trump is good," Francis Senter insisted. "Biden -- however you pronounce his name -- is good too. But like I say, I can't judge either one of them. It's the same community it ain't never going to change because if it was going to change it wouldn't look like this right here."

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