Politics

Rush taking heat for racist song.

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“Weeks after radio personality Rush Limbaugh began airing a parody song entitled ‘Barack the Magic Negro,’ the piece about African-American Sen. Barack Obama’s popularity with many white voters is drawing fire from critics who say it is racist. … For his part, Obama has been the subject of explicit, angry comments not only in emails and letters but in web postings. Samples of those writings were reviewed by members of Congress earlier this week when they recommended that Obama get a U.S. Secret Service detail.”