Limbaugh Embraces Radical Conspiracy, Claims Obama Might Have Helped Plan Chemical Attack

limbaugh1Rush Limbaugh spouting off nonsense is nothing new.  Anyone who’s even remotely into politics has heard of the man and knows his political opinions and loudmouthed rants are nothing but pure trash.

He’s a racist, a bigot, a womanizer—just about any negative adjective you can come up with, it would most likely apply to Rush Limbaugh.

But even with some of the worst characters on earth, there’s usually a level to which even they won’t stoop.  And as disgusting of a human being as Limbaugh is, I was actually somewhat shocked to see him give credence to an absolutely ludicrous conspiracy theory about Syria — that President Obama gave Syrian rebels the go ahead to use chemical weapons, in order to justify a strike against Assad.

Yes, you’ve read that correctly.  Rush Limbaugh has insinuated he just might support the idea that the Obama administration knows the rebels fighting Assad are the ones using the chemical weapons on their own people, and he’s allowing it because it will help justify sending our military into the country.  Not only that, the article which Rush cites implies that President Obama could very well be the one behind the chemical weapon attacks.

Basically, for Rush Limbaugh, it’s not out of the realm of possibility that President Obama is behind the chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Otherwise, as Rush asked, “Why then the sanctimonious rush to blame the Assad administration?”

Hmm…  Maybe because the Assad administration is responsible.  Only conspiracy theorist nuts and fear mongering individuals like Limbaugh would buy into this ridiculous notion that rebels are gassing their own people with Obama’s blessing, so he can send our military into Syria.

But I could only imagine if President Obama decided to authorize military action two years ago — then Limbaugh (and other Republicans) would have slammed him for getting the United States into more wars we can’t afford.

Basically, no matter what Obama decided to do about Syria, they would simply bash him for not doing the opposite.  That’s been the Republican party’s philosophy since he took office.

Once upon a time, ridiculous conspiracy theories such as these were reserved for idiots like Alex Jones, but as Republicans embrace more radical party ideologies, it seems the conspiracies are becoming more mainstream.  And like it or not, with over 14 million weekly listeners and the #1 talk radio program in the country, Rush Limbaugh is not only mainstream, but he also carries huge influence with the Republican party.

And even as much as I detest the man, for him to insinuate that he might support this asinine theory that our government might be behind the sarin gas attacks in Syria slightly surprised me.

Not a lot, mind you—just slightly.  From some bottom feeder like Alex Jones who makes a living off pushing fear and paranoia, it’s to be expected.  But Limbaugh?  Well, on second thought…

That’s exactly what Rush Limbaugh does as well.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • Joyce Brand Wilson


  • Pipercat

    Must be some Wacky Tabacky!

  • Neptunus Rex

    Only the stupidest of the stupid follow Limbaugh.

  • katherine norton malek

    LMAO. Actually, I’m tickled pink RL is buying into & trying to sell this conspiracy theory. Being merely stark raving mad has not been enough to bring about his demise. Crossing the line from stark raving mad into certifiably qualified for institutionalization, electro-shock therapy, lobotomy material will perhaps hasten his inevitable demise. Keep it coming crackpot! More Vicoden please.

  • Mrs_oatmeal

    Another despicable big mouth hack. If we didn’t talk about him would he go away? He is only good at leading the “I can’t think for myself” crowd around by their noses and taking their $$. He is another asshat.

  • Political.kung.fu

    I listen to limbaugh, only because I like to hear the other side of the argument, but he is such an ass, and it’s just so blatantly obvious he’s trolling so hard for attention, it makes it really hard to keep going. Not to mention his ridiculous listeners who couldn’t put together a useful thought with a political science teacher and a Fox News print out. It’s like there is no argument, it’s just to muddy the waters and make it harder for the truth to be told. Pathetic.

    • Mark Branstner

      There is no “other side of the argument” to Limbaugh rants. You are imparting credibility where none exists. This is a major falsehood of the current era, i.e., that there are two sides to each argument and that each side has equivalent merit. A good example is the argument that somehow “science” is just the opposite side of “creationism” … and that both represent equivalent truths. Simply not possible.

      • Political.kung.fu

        Believe me- I impart no credibility to Rush Limbaugh, but that doesn’t mean the idiots don’t… Unfortunately, I am related to said idiots.

    • Jesse

      Rush Limbaugh isn’t the “other side of the argument.” He belongs to the entertainment-as-news crowd. The National Interest or the National Review are actual conservative arguments.

      • Political.kung.fu

        I agree completely, however, conservatives are being overrun by these blowhards who have no clue what they’re talking about, using Limbaugh as the reference, at least where I’m at. So they are the other side of the argument concerning the idiots I live around. Moderate conservatives are becoming a thing of the past, and tea party GOP’ers are taking over the party. For christ’s sake they have people in congress who use these arguments, it’s absurd.

  • mojones1

    More realistic is the rumor that Rush has no soul.

  • lolno

    But the evidence is mounting that it WAS the rebels that used the chemical weapons…. Not that I think Obama had anything to do with it, but…

    • mandate

      What evidence is that?

  • Viv Arney

    All that Oxy has rotted his brain. When’s he leaving for Costa Rica? He’s missing his chance to chase underage cabana boys.

  • Arturo Jacobo Saiz

    Stupid is where Rush goes when rational thought is not an option for him…

  • Manster12

    Isn’t this fat idiot dead yet? How someone without a working brain can still survive is puzzling……


    they forgot to point out that Limbaugh is also a drug addict. Druggies say what ever they can to get their next fix.

  • JFM

    Rush is what you get when brothers and sisters mate

    • Aubrey Flock

      I was thinking the same thing.

  • Capt. Ron

    Maybe he should run for the presidency in the State of Jefferson!

  • Dean

    I listened to to Rush’s thoughts on the chemical attack and I think he connected the dots very reasonably to support his suspicions. He is not a conspiracist. The first casualty of war is the truth. In fact It makes perfect sense for the rebels to do this since they have used this exact ploy before when they were getting their butt kicked in Sarajevo as they are now in Syria. Fact; BO is backing Muslim extremists in favor Stabilizing dictators and has shown a pattern of this. Follow the money when you want to figure out why something happened. It almost always leads you to the source. Why did BO reverse his position and go to congress; follow the money; It put congress in a no win situation and gives BO a finger pointing op if they bring it down and If they say yea, OB puts a mouse hole of an opportunity to expand his war powers which he will run off with at first chance. Follow the money. Of course it is always easier to just start name calling than really looking deeper into why. So follow the money; that is a start at least in the right direction.The truth endures. Lie and falsehoods cannot.

    • trock

      Congrats you are one of the idiots galping down what ever Rush say’s

      • Dean

        You probably didn’t even read what I wrote. Just the usual name calling without thinking too hard. No amount of reason or fact will penetrate the density of a mind that has been shut down.

    • Kenny Schaefer

      You sir are very ignorant and by that I mean the textbook definition of “misinformed.” Rush Limbaugh spews nothing but conspiracy theories. Need proof? Remember the whole “Bane” from Batman was intentionally released during the 2012 election season to coincide with Romney’s Bain Capital to subliminally alter peoples opinions on capitalism ? I rest my case. The facts don’t lie. The National Intelligense Estimate states that the weapons were fired from Assad controlled areas…delivered to Non-Assad controlled areas…the weapons were fired from launchers controlled by the Assad regime…they know the time of the launch…the time of impact…and they have factual proof that Assad’s military was ordered to put on gas masks before they launched. Top Assad intelligencio are on record stating that the attack had been successful and completed. Are you mental to believe Rush over the overwhelming evidence to the contrary? Givve me a break. You sir are one of the reasons for Rush’s success and ironically…it’s listeners like you who made him think he was untouchable and are responsible for his upcoming demise.

  • gemma liar

    I would spread the lies and foment he spews for 45 million a year also,,,,,,,

  • traxis

    Well I for one give Rush A THUMBS UP for keeping the democraps thinking they are always right and the world revolves around them got news for all you dems out there enjoy your place in power 2016 is coming and your ass’s are gone and as SI would say THATS A FACT JACK