Limbaugh Defends Giuliani Calling Black Lives Matter Racist: It's An "Accurate Statement"
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From the July 11 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:
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RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): And for whatever outrage there was aimed at me Friday night and Saturday, I'm now a man forgotten, and [the media] have turned their attention and their fire to Rudy Giulani. Now Rudy had the audacity -- the one thing you can't do in very tense, highly charged situations like this, you cannot utter the truth at the wrong time
Well Rudy Giulani tried the truth on CBS this morning, and he's catching hell. He's catching hell for things he said on TV yesterday. He's catching hell for going after the squeegee guys again. He's catching hell for stop don't frisk, or frisk don't stop, whatever. He's catching hell for the broken windows policy. He's catching hell for everything he ever did because he said -- and I'm paraphrasing here, I don't have it right in front of me. He said: if black lives really mattered, then they would be concerned about all the black lives lost in inner cities like Chicago that result from black crime. But I don't think that Black Lives Matter cares about any of that, so, and he went on to call them an inherent racial or racist organization by virtue of their title, Black Lives Matter. If you're going to start segregating things like that, doesn't it make you racist. Now they're coming after Rudy full-throttle, full-throat, but he made an accurate statement.