Batiste: Rush’s Murtha attack ‘dismisses’ his ‘validity.’


On his radio show on Friday, Rush Limbaugh elaborated on his comment that service members who support withdrawal from Iraq are “phony soldiers,” specifically referencing Rep. John Murtha (D-PA), a 37-year veteran of the Marines Corp. On MSNBC’s Countdown, Gen. John Batiste, who commanded the 1st Infantry Division in Iraq before retiring, said that Rush’s new attack on Murtha “dismisse[s]” the “validity” of his attempt to spin his comments. Watch it: