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If You Can't Withstand Media BS, Turn Off Everything Else...(Rush Slams Concern Trolls Alert)
Rush Limbaugh ^ | 11/01/2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 11/01/2012 11:20:19 AM PDT by goldstategop

RUSH: Folks, I'm gonna give you some advice. For those of you who are faint of heart, for those of you who scare easily, for those of you who... Let’s say you live in St. Louis. In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today there are two pictures. There's a picture of a compassionate and caring and very attached and very hurting Obama, hugging a New Jerseyan who's lost everything. Right next to it is a picture of Romney in front of a large gathering waving and doing campaign appearances.

Of course, the juxtaposition is Romney doesn't care; Obama cares. If you live in St. Louis and you're conservative, you look at that and think, “Oh, my God. Oh, it's finished. It's over with. See, that's what Christie did. That's what Christie did for us. We don't have a chance.” If you’re like that, turn it off! I don't want you reading the Internet. I don't want you watching television.

I don't want you doing anything that is going to affect your turnout.

If you scare easily, if you're looking for reasons to be upset, if you're not confident anyway, stay away from the Internet and television starting now. Just come here every day from noon to three, and I – with no reason to lie to you -- will tell you what's up. I've always told you: “I will tell you when it's time to panic.” It is not time to panic. So... (interruption) Well, yeah, if you get too angry, too.

No, no, no, I don't care about anger. I don't care about that. I just don't want turnout affected. It's a turnout election now, pure turnout.

There’s not a whole lot of persuading left that can be done, do you think? Most of the persuasion has taken place. Ah, maybe some of the undecideds, you never know, but it's a turnout race now. So if you're gonna watch stuff on the Internet and television that's gonna depress you, don't.

Just don't turn it on.

RUSH: You know at this press conference last night with Governor Christie (continuing in his role as Greek column of President Obama) was saying that the first thing they had to do was get gasoline into the state. By the way, folks, Jonah Goldberg, our old buddy at National Review Online, had a pretty good take here. He said, “The irony here is exquisite. Obama does his job for a couple days ago and everybody yells, ‘Game-changer!’”

How many of you...? I know you're out there. You called here yesterday. I get e-mails from you. “Rush, it's over. It's over! Did you see that? The press and Christie, they're helping Obama look presidential,” and I tried to explain that the fundamentals of this election are deeper than this. But the real point to be made here is: So the guy acts presidential and does his job for a couple days and everybody says game-changer?

Wait a second. In addition to that, what game-changer? I thought he had it wrapped up anyway. Nate Silver says it's over: 51-48 Obama, a 79% chance. Let's see. Pew says it's over. CBS/New York Times says it's over. I mean, they're not saying this, but with their polling they're trying to make everybody think it's over. What game changer? Why's everybody get so hot to trot that Obama did his job for a couple days?

A, it logically means that people instinctively know he hasn't been doing anything that amounts to anything for a long time. The second thing is: If he's gonna win anyway, why do you need to change the game? What game-changer? See, the left (and even Obama himself, if you listen carefully) and the media, if you listen carefully, will tell you that they fear Obama is losing. They'll tell you they think Romney's surging.

Not in those words. It's little things like this. Obama acts presidential. He gets a picture, a picture hugging a woman in New Jersey, and “Oh, no, it's over! Oh, no, it's a game-changer.” He's supposed to be doing that every day. And I'll tell you something else. This is just me. Obama went to New Jersey with Chris Christie, but in Queens and even in parts of New Jersey -- Hoboken, in lower Manhattan -- nobody's doing anything.

I don't know if they're calling anybody and getting straight through or not. But don't forget, Obama goes out and basically admits the government is not functioning. He's gotta give special orders for the government to freaking function. When Romney says, “I want to do that every day,” Obama says, “Yeah, taking us back to the problems that got us into this mess.”

But for every woman that Obama hugged in New Jersey are 15,000 people in line for a gallon of gasoline for their generators in New Jersey and Queens and so forth.

That's what, I mean. If this stuff is gonna upset you, don't watch it.

Turn the TV off now.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 2012electionbias; agitprop; concerntrolls; enemedia; gamechanger; jonahgoldberg; msm; natesilver; nro; obamunism; rushlimbaugh; turnout
Stop watching the MSM! Stop listening to concern trolls!

Its not over like Nate Silver and the MSM want you to think.

Conservatives shouldn't panic. Now is the time for steady nerves and determination! You folks are gonna need them in spades!

1 posted on 11/01/2012 11:20:25 AM PDT by goldstategop
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To: goldstategop

There is nothing short of 6 feet of dirt oer my dead body that could keep me from voting against that bastard on November 6th. Hell, if I die before then and I can sneak away from old Scratch for a bit, I’ll vote against Obama!


2 posted on 11/01/2012 11:23:35 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: goldstategop
Don't panic!...Just vote like your life and country depends on it!
3 posted on 11/01/2012 11:30:40 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Gaffer

God bless you, Gaffer. We are all going to show up with more than enthusiasm. This is mortal combat and a mission with a fuse, like a rocket! Oh yes, we will be firing on all cylinders.

Broken glass at Mach 10.


4 posted on 11/01/2012 11:31:44 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Gaffer

I had a dear aunt die this past June. She was ultra conservative and despised Obama like no other. At her funeral, a cousin got up to tell the congregation that all she wanted was to live long enough to vote against Obama.” Well, he said I think we’ve found a way to make that possible, we’re shipping her body to Chicago”.


5 posted on 11/01/2012 11:32:17 AM PDT by surrey
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To: goldstategop

By this weekend with people in NY and NJ runnng out of food and gas, and looters on the move, the obama adminstration and obama’s FEMA should face the same criticism the left threw at George Bush

Fact is there is NO adult running this show, as Bush and Giuliani did during 9-11

Bloomberg and Christie can take a 747 planeload of obama-cash and drop it over the countryside but people will still be in misery

Imagine what Romney, Trump and other experienced crisis managers would be marshalling as a group, if they were in power to do so


6 posted on 11/01/2012 11:32:45 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: goldstategop

Concern trolls are just bored people that cant keep away from media outlets.

Saw them during the Recall Election. All day just going on about wild conspiracy theories of union thugs being bused in from Detroit and California to “steal” the election or looking at every report trying to find some clue as to what is going on, but always jumping on the most negative crap to scream that the “fix is in”.

What they need to get is that the Romney people have the most sophisticated GOTV machines anyone has ever seen. They are flushed with cash, and are running like clockwork, and an election that was called for Obama a month ago is now turning into a Romney rout.

So turn off the TV, and do something productive, and remember to vote.


7 posted on 11/01/2012 11:34:28 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: surrey

Ha ha (not her passing, the cousin’s remark)

Myself, I’d have ordered an absentee ballot for her.


8 posted on 11/01/2012 11:35:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: goldstategop

9 posted on 11/01/2012 11:35:14 AM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: goldstategop
Rush is right. We are not in the position to need to panic. We know what we need to do, we'll show up and take care of business on Tuesday. We don't need the media or a statistician to tell us what we are going to do - we already know. Most Conservatives are reserved, hard working and spout their intentions to the first microphone that is shoved in their face or the first robocall that wants an opinion poll - we are too busy working and keeping what is left of America's economic engine for all that crap. We do, however, show up when it is time to work. That time is Tuesday.

Make certain that we are focused, not thin skinned, not easily deterred by crapaganda. On Tuesday, take yourself and AT LEAST one other person to the polls. That's it - easy as pie. We've got this won, we just need to show up and claim our victory for America.

10 posted on 11/01/2012 11:38:27 AM PDT by RobertClark (Inside every "older" person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened?)
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To: goldstategop; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; stephenjohnbanker; NFHale
Yes, turn off everyone but Rush. He is the only one we can trust to be right ALL THE TIME. Extend your 24/7. Disconnect your cable TV.

[Rush] Limbaugh Predicts McCain Victory (NewsMax ^ | October 31, 2008 | David A. Patten via FR post)

I wonder what happened to those who took this advice four years ago Oct 31, 2008.

11 posted on 11/01/2012 11:39:06 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: RobertClark

EDIT: Left out the ‘don’t’ before the word “spout” in my reply.

Proofreading - what a novel concept!


12 posted on 11/01/2012 11:41:21 AM PDT by RobertClark (Inside every "older" person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened?)
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To: goldstategop
Rush is right. Millions of liberals finding out for the first time how inept the federal government really is. And as they're sitting in 2 hour gas lines or in their cold NYC apartments, they're realizing exactly who it is who wants to take their guns away. I think this hurricane is going to suppress the liberal vote in NYC, Long Island, and New Jersey. I think it may even have turned a few of them into conservatives.

This area of the country is not the lazy, do nothing libs. These are many well educated, hard working liberals - the ones who look down on conservatives as Bible beaters and rednecks. All of a sudden, these well to do libs are looking around and seeing government inefficiency and wishing they had a gun.

13 posted on 11/01/2012 11:43:06 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: goldstategop

The Eeyores are coming! The Eeyores are coming!


14 posted on 11/01/2012 11:44:10 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: sickoflibs

Rush isn’t right ALL the time.

He got the 2008 Obama landslide wrong - just beware he’s not a prophet and we do fail at such prognostications.

Its a lesson that Gallup is usually right! Ignore it to your peril.


15 posted on 11/01/2012 11:44:15 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: FReepers

             

16 posted on 11/01/2012 11:46:46 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: goldstategop

OMG!!!! We might lose New Jersey and New York!!!


17 posted on 11/01/2012 11:48:17 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: VanDeKoik

[Saw them during the Recall Election. All day just going on about wild conspiracy theories of union thugs being bused in from Detroit and California to “steal” the election or looking at every report trying to find some clue as to what is going on, but always jumping on the most negative crap to scream that the “fix is in”.]

And yet we have Glenn Beck warning us all to watch his special tonight entitled something to the effect of, “How Obama will steal the election”.
I heard this and thought how ridiculous it is. This is the kind of overblown crap that makes the wishy washy stay home and think their vote doesn’t count. Will there be cheating? I’m sure there will. Will it determine who wins? No way.


18 posted on 11/01/2012 12:06:30 PM PDT by BuckeyeGOP
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To: VanDeKoik

[Saw them during the Recall Election. All day just going on about wild conspiracy theories of union thugs being bused in from Detroit and California to “steal” the election or looking at every report trying to find some clue as to what is going on, but always jumping on the most negative crap to scream that the “fix is in”.]

And yet we have Glenn Beck warning us all to watch his special tonight entitled something to the effect of, “How Obama will steal the election”.
I heard this and thought how ridiculous it is. This is the kind of overblown crap that makes the wishy washy stay home and think their vote doesn’t count. Will there be cheating? I’m sure there will. Will it determine who wins? No way.


19 posted on 11/01/2012 12:06:52 PM PDT by BuckeyeGOP
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To: VanDeKoik
"What they need to get is that the Romney people have the most sophisticated GOTV machines anyone has ever seen."

When you're in California, you don't see spit from the GOP most years, and I haven't seen a thing from Romney. How am I supposed to know?

20 posted on 11/01/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: goldstategop
Now's the time to float the idea; Let's turn off NBC News for ever ! The time is now to take on the media and this tactic could work. Just like we all went to Chik-Fil-A, let's turn off NBC News.

Admittedly difficult to completely shut down all alphabet news media, let's make a concerted effort to make sure any news consumption is not NBC. It's doable. They're hurting as it is and we could finish 'em off. I'll do my part and remove my final piece ; Sunday's MTP.

Of all the alphabets, they're clearly the most deserving. I'd pay to put them out of business along with the rest of the liberal slime.

21 posted on 11/01/2012 12:22:59 PM PDT by chiller (Sky is the limit with max T-Partiers in the House and Senate to stifle the RINOs)
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To: goldstategop; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; stephenjohnbanker; NFHale
RE :”Its a lesson that Gallup is usually right! Ignore it to your peril

In 2008 I made the exact opposite prediction of Rush, that McCain would lose. This one is not as clear cut as then.

I am peed that Christie is hugging and praising O on camera and he now says that he doesn't care who wins this election after he was so strongly pushing him (MR) in the primary. That got him a keynote speech at the convention and if O wins re-election then he could potentially run in 2016.
Christie Endorses Romney Ahead of GOP Debate ( October 11, 2011 FoxNews.com)

I don't especially like Mitt but those who endorsed him and now abandon him are on my crap list.

22 posted on 11/01/2012 12:29:04 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Can we watch the msm and panic if we’ve already voted?


23 posted on 11/01/2012 12:37:47 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: sickoflibs

” he now says that he doesn’t care who wins this election after he was so strongly pushing him (MR) in the primary.”

Christie actually said this ?


24 posted on 11/01/2012 1:16:04 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale
RE ” he now says that he doesn’t care who wins this election after he was so strongly pushing him (MR) in the primary.”
..........
Christie actually said this ?

“I don’t give a damn about Election Day. It doesn’t matter a lick to me at the moment. I’ve got bigger fish to fry,” a solemn Christie told reporters during a morning briefing in which he outlined the damage from Sandy.
...
Christie said he spoke to President Barack Obama at midnight. “He assured me that we would have an expedited process with FEMA,” Christie said.

Chris Christie says Sandy first: ‘I don’t give a damn about Election Day’

After being asked if he would give Romney a tour of the damage he said
I have no idea nor am I the least bit concerned or interested. I've got a job to do here in New Jersey that's much bigger than presidential politics and I could care less about any of that stuff. I have a job to do,” said Christie on “Fox and Friends.
Christie: I don't give ‘a damn’ about presidential politics right now

25 posted on 11/01/2012 1:27:36 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: sickoflibs

Ok, that is not the same thing as him saying that he doesn’t care who wins.


26 posted on 11/01/2012 1:55:27 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: old and tired
These are many well educated, hard working liberals - the ones who look down on conservatives as Bible beaters and rednecks.

The "education" they got was in herd mentality. They wouldn't act on such knowledge as you suppose they are newly coming to, not unless they were convinced that everybody in their set was doing it. They have been trained to keep each other in line.

27 posted on 11/01/2012 8:17:59 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: goldstategop

No matter how discouraged you may get with the election, GET OUT AND VOTE!! I already have. I stood in line for nearly three hours. Many of the voters there were loud and boisterous Obozo supporters. I ignored them and finally got in and voted for Romney.

Ignore the media, ignore the polls, ignore the pundits, and go VOTE! That is what matters.


28 posted on 11/01/2012 8:45:00 PM PDT by VRWCRick
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To: sickoflibs; BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA

I am not happy with Tubby’s behavior.

No cannolli’s for him.


29 posted on 11/02/2012 4:43:35 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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