Leonard Pitts’ column on Rush Limbaugh’s racist rants strikes a chord
If you want to see a piece of interesting Americana don’t miss Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts’ column from today’s Miami Herald. Below is an excerpt and link to that opinion piece but what’s even more interesting are the angry online postings its generating so when you read the full story, skip down to the end and don’t miss the reactions.
As you reap, so shall you sow, brother
“We are gathered here today in sympathy with our brother, Rush Limbaugh.
As you are no doubt aware, these have been difficult days for Brother Limbaugh. There he was, happily revealing that he was part of an investment group that had submitted a bid to purchase the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. Next thing you know, Al Sharpton is on him like ugly on King Kong, urging the NFL to reject him.
And NFL players, not previously known for commenting on or even visibly caring, who owns a team so long as the paychecks clear, are saying they would not play for him.
And owners, who must vote to approve him, are telling reporters they will not.
It all came to a head last week as the talk show host was dumped by his fellow investors. Whose heart is so stony that it does not weep for Brother Limbaugh to find himself humiliated so? Put yourself in his shoes.” To read the full story click here.