Rush Limbaugh has been the talk of cable news this week. The latest came in Wednesday’s Politico story claiming that there is a targeted effort by White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and CNN’s Paul Begala and James Carville to keep Limbaugh in the news cycle, due in part to his high negatives.
A short time ago on his radio show, Limbaugh responded.
The White House has its chief of staff playing manipulative games with washed up talking heads, targeting me on the taxpayer dime. This country doesn’t need another administration playing dirty tricks and making enemy lists.
Last night on Anderson Cooper 360, Begala was pressed by Cooper over his involvement. “You didn’t answer the question. Are you working…as part of a concerted effort to do this?” asked Cooper.
“I don’t know what you mean by ‘concerted effort,’” responded Begala. “I guess the short answer is no. I do what I do.”
But Begala ultimately disputed the Politico story: “I have a long history of disliking Rush…I don’t take orders from Rahm Emanuel.”
Click continued to see the AC360 interview with Begala…