Anti-Obama Sentiment Fuels the Right

By Colbert King, Washington Post - July 30, 2011

Rush Limbaugh was responding to my observation during Gordon Peterson’s “Inside Washington” show on ABC-7 last weekend that an anti-Obama mood was fueling some of the opposition to getting anything done in Washington. Referring to Limbaugh’s commentary earlier in the week, I said that he made “no reference to saving the country, no such reference to averting disaster with the debt ceiling. It was a question of helping or hurting Obama.”

I wasn’t wrong. Limbaugh continued his anti-Obama rant during last Monday’s show: “Mr. King is, in a way, exactly right. . . . The point is you can’t save the country if you don’t defeat Obama.”

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