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Limbaugh: ‘Only Obama’s Skin Color’ Is Stopping Black Lawmakers’ ‘Pitchforks’

By Alex Seitz-Wald on September 21, 2011 at 4:55 pm

"Limbaugh: ‘Only Obama’s Skin Color’ Is Stopping Black Lawmakers’ ‘Pitchforks’"

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Race-baiting conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his show today that black lawmakers would come after the president with “pitchforks” if it weren’t for Obama’s race. Some African-American lawmakers have expressed frustration with the president, prompting Limbaugh to say, “it is only Obama’s skin color that is standing between him and the pitchforks of the Congressional Black Caucus.” Listen here, via Mediaite:

In fact, it’s people like Limbaugh who are stopping the CBC from going after the president. “Nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president,” as CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver (R-MO) said.

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