Wednesday, March 5, 2008
The Limbaugh effect
According to Dave Weigel at Reason, Rush Limbaugh had an effect on the Texas primary - he may have sent it into the win column for Hillary. Rush told his listeners to vote for Hillary, because she will be a better candidate for the GOP to face in November. There's no way we can tell if it really did work out that way, but it can't be dismissed. I don't blame Limbaugh or the Republicans; all's fair, etc., and I encouraged my Democratic relatives in Michigan to vote for Romney in that primary just to mess with the GOP. From Limbaugh's perspective, it's a good strategy. But it really doesn't say good things about Hillary's win.