Rush Limbaugh is pretty much the king of the pot calling the kettle whatever, so, it’s not terribly surprising that he decided to go off on recent photos of Barack Obama looking “demonic.” And, we’ll admit, the POTUS does look a little terrifying here…not that there’s anything wrong with that. Not everyone can be America’s Next Top Model. And, seriously, no one looks good in a shot taken from below. But Rush, as Rush does, went into the yellow territory of blatant insinuation and conspiracy-mongering on his radio show:
I’ve got too many things to do here, but, folks, these pictures, they look demonic. And I don’t say this lightly. There are a couple pictures, and the eyes, I’m not saying anything here, but just look. It is strange that these pictures would be released. Snerdley is looking at them and … see what I’m talking about? It’s very, very, very strange. An American president has never had facial expressions like this. At least we’ve never seen photos of an American president with facial expressions like this.
Let he who takes no bad photo cast the first stone. The thing is, Rush himself is no stranger to a devilish, frightening, or just plain hideous depiction. And since he went there, so shall we. Herewith, a collection of Limbaugh’s most “Satanic” moments: Rush the Evil Klown
This photo just goes to show that “demon” really is in the eye of the beholder. On the Way to Church
Right? Hairplugs in Hell
True, this is an illustration. But the cigar, the jowls, the exposed scalp pores, the fiery flames of the Capitol building…rather demonic, no? Rush: The Exorcism
A man named Dan Lacey has painted an array of portraits of Rush. They are colorful, creative, fascinating…and the things of which night terrors are made. “I Can’t Believe I Ate the Whole Thing”
Nom-nom. Friendly in Leathah
Sometimes the only thing scarier than a baleful scowl or an “I want to eat your face” expression is a seemingly insipid half-smile that belies the truth beneath the leather bomber jacket. This terrifies us to our core. Also, it’s remarkably similar to our third-grade class photo. The Importance of Finding Your Light. And Your Crest White Strips.
Also, “Why You Should Never Let Anyone Take Your Picture From Below.” Back in the Old Days
We’d go on but we simply can’t.