Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations

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In the grand satirical tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain comes... Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, and Other Observations... a scathing--but uncompromisingly fair--look at America's largest talk show host and the rest of the Republican right.         Penned by the Emmy award-winningSaturday Night Livewriter whom John Podhoretz of theNew York Posthas called "the man responsible for some of the most brilliant political satire of our time,"Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiottackles the issues--and the politicians--in ways few have dared...         Exploding Medicare Costs: "Why not shoot the elderly into space?  Stay with me.  Because I'm not just thinking about the budget here.  I'm talking about science.  Just think how many more manned space operations NASA could undertake if they didn't have to worry about getting the astronauts back."         Crime: "I have a radical gun-buyback idea that I guarantee would be a huge success.  Here's how it works: hand in a gun, get a free vial of crack."         Newt Gingrich: "Many of us, like Newt, have acknowledged smoking dope and reading Toffler in the early 70s.  But after reading his book, I think Newt's dirty little secret is that he smoked dope and watchedThe Jetsons."         Phil Gramm: "If you get beyond the fact the Gramm is ugly, mean, hypocritical, has a boob fetish, and drives his wife like a mule, he does have a certain folksy charm."         On the subject of Rush Limbaugh, Franken lets the facts speak for themselves. Listen to Rush, the "rugged individualist" and enemy of government handouts, explain how his second wife made him stop sitting around the house eating just food and go file for unemployment insurance.  And learn all of Rush's several explanations for how he avoided the draft.         Of course, when it comes to draft-dodging Republicans, Rush isn't alone. Reading Al's Vietnam short story, "Operation Chickenhawk," you'll savor the exploits of Privates Limbaugh, Gramm, Quayle, Buchanan, Gingrich, and George Will as Lieutenant Oliver North leads them kicking and screaming into combat.         And don't miss Al's informative discussion with the man who has "the easiest job in America": Rush Limbaugh's fact-checker.  And much, much more.
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subject_facet Limbaugh, Rush H. -- Humor, Political satire, American, Presidential candidates -- United States -- Humor, Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1996 -- Humor, United States -- Politics and government -- 1993- -- Humor
title_display Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations
title_full Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations / by Al Franken
title_short Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot and other observations
topic_facet Election, Limbaugh, Rush H, Political satire, American, Politics and government, Presidential candidates, Presidents