Limbaugh Suggests Parents Are "Trying To Transgender" Their Children In A "Quest For Fame," And It's Caitlyn Jenner's Fault

Limbaugh Suggests Parents Are "Trying To Transgender" Their Children In A "Quest For Fame," And It's Caitlyn Jenner's Fault

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From the October 1 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:

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RUSH LIMBAUGH: Another companion story here from Breitbart, headline "Video of Mom Giving First Hormone Shot to Transgender Teen Goes Viral." "The video of a mother giving her young teenager the first doses of hormones needed to continue a transgender transformation has gone viral. The video, first posted on YouTube, explained that the teen has been waiting 2.5 years for doctors to approve the hormone treatments, and has been waiting months for a 'readiness letter' to be sent to doctors in Chicago." This boy is now 14. They have been trying to transgender this kid for 2.5 years. That is to say, since he was only 11 and a half, they have been trying -- his mother has been trying to transgender him.

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The world has gone mad. It is official. So what do you think happened here? I don't know specifically in this case, but take a look at social media and all of media, and there's one thing that has -- well there's more than one. Something has become patently obvious over recent years, and that is the singular quest for fame that everybody in this country has. And particularly young people. Particularly teenagers, preteens, on into late teenager, and early-twenties, they're obsessed with becoming famous. They visit these social websites and they vomit everything about themselves. They want everybody to know who they -- they want followers, they want fame. They think life is what they see on Entertainment Tonight, the red carpet, and the parties on the yachts in the Mediterranean or wherever they take place. And, most recently, what has been big in the news? Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn Jenner and the whole process of transgender. And how has it been portrayed? With applause, accolades. And if you're somebody out there that desperately seeks fame, and we have a copycat society, who's to know, some mother out there watching all this -- 'hey, you know what, my kid could get famous. All I've gotta do is turn him into a transgender.' Or what have you, anything like this could happen, this is the danger of this kind of stuff with media as omnipresent as it is.

Previously:

Limbaugh: Obama's Focus On Transgender Equality Is Proof "The Aliens Have Already Landed"

Rush Limbaugh: Transgender People Are Mentally Ill

Limbaugh Blames Transgender Community and Marriage Equality For "Rotting" Culture

Limbaugh: National Conversation On Caitlyn Jenner Is Part Of A "Direct Frontal Attack On What The United States Has Always Been"

Limbaugh Attacks And Mocks New Report On Transgender Military Service

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