CHRIS MATTHEWS: Things took a turn for the political yesterday when President Obama and his family attended Easter service across Lafayette Park in St. John's Church. The pastor, Dr. Luis Leon, called out some on the religious right, who he says are standing in the way of progress.
Quote, "It drives me crazy when the captains of the religious right are always calling people back. For blacks to be back on the back of the bus, for women to be back in the kitchen, for gays to be in the closet and for immigrants to be on their side of the border." Now the response from Rushbo, Rush Limbaugh in reaction to a caller who said President Obama inspired a racist attack from that pastor:
That's an interesting take, that the president inspires it, inspires racism. It may well be the case. I'm sure that the "person" there -- the Episcopalian person, Luis Leon -- knew that Obama was coming in advance. You know he'd have to for security and all that. So he probably said, "All right, I'm gonna really rev it up now." So Obama's presence inspires this guy to go all divisive, all racist and start jamming on the Republicans for wanting blacks in the back of the bus and women in the back of the kitchen, when he can't name a single person who does. But the president of the United States, you may be right, may have inspired that in this preacher
Well actually, Rushbo, racism is the belief that one race â€“ whites - should rule all others. Get your definitions straight.