Politics

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

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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: