ABC: ‘Political’ Trump Honoring ‘Divisive,’ ‘Racist’ Limbaugh Undercuts Tuskegee Airmen

‘He gives with one hand and he takes with another’


SIMPSON: "But I will tell you that, that Rush Limbaugh recognition probably undercut the thing. You think about what Rush Limbaugh has meant for — with his racist rhetoric. I mean, I feel like he — he gives with one hand and he takes with another. You honor the Tuskegee Airman and then you honor Rush Limbaugh. Like that juxtaposition doesn’t last on people. It is black history month and I think it was probably right of him to recognize the history of African-Americans in this country, but when you honor someone like Rush Limbaugh right after honoring someone who risked his life to fight for this country, I think African-Americans know better." 
THOMAS: "But George, I must say that the divisions here were stark." 
SIMPSON: "Yeah."
THOMAS: "Seeing that African-American general who was honored by the president tonight and then having Rush Limbaugh honored in the same way was just another reminder of just how divided the country truly is."

(h/t NewsBusters)

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