Rush Limbaugh, FedEx, and the .1 Percent Doctrine

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:48 PM
Rush Limbaugh is right 99.9 percent of the time. 

... Well, libertarian/conservative blogger Chuck Muth thinks he found the .1 percent of the time that Rush is wrong. 

It's important to note that Muth isn't the kind of guy I would normally expect to be critical of Rush, so this critique caught my attention. 

As Muth writes,

Folks claiming that talk-show host Rush Limbaugh speaks for conservatives are off the mark. Rush speaks to conservatives, not for them. And he speaks to them in their own language, which is why he has such a gigantic listening audience. And because he has such a gigantic listening audience of conservatives, it is especially important for other conservatives to step forward and set the record straight on those rare occasions when Rush gets one wrong.

So it is with Limbaugh’s recent criticism of a bill which would change the way FedEx Express receives special treatment under the nation’s labor laws. Claims by FedEx to the contrary, this bill isn’t a “bailout” for UPS so much as it’s an elimination of a corporate welfare subsidy for FedEx. But first, let me stipulate two points:


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