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RUSH….Speaking of Rush Limbaugh, here’s his latest tirade against Barack Obama:

“I want everything he’s doing to fail… I want the stimulus package to fail…. I do not want this to succeed.”

Charming, no? I don’t have a problem with Limbaugh wanting Obama to fail. That’s just politics. But publicly rooting for the stimulus to fail and the economy to tank? Is there anyone in the conservative community who thinks that’s taking things a wee bit too far? Or are they all OK with this?

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