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Limbaugh calls female MSNBC anchor ‘wifey’ and ‘whiney.’

By Faiz Shakir  

"Limbaugh calls female MSNBC anchor ‘wifey’ and ‘whiney.’"

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On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough had on right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh to “talk about the Republican field.” But Limbaugh quickly interjected and said he first had a comment about CNBC business analyst Erin Burnett: “I just heard Erin Burnett sounding a little wifey.” Scarborough laughed and asked Burnett, “What do you think about Rush saying you’re a little wifey today?” “Wifey today he said?” Burnett asked, confused. “Well you were whining,” Rush explained. Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2007/10/limbaughwifey.320.240.flv]

Limbaugh proceeded to gush over Burnett, stating that she is “fabulous on economics.” “I’m not sucking up here. I’m giving you an honest professional assessment,” Limbaugh said.

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