Because liberals spend more time fighting and criticizing each other when they (I consider my self progressive) should be concentrating on fighting the right. Consider Steve Almond http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/magazine/liberals-are-ruining-america-i-know-because-i-am-one.html?pagewanted=all
The whole thing is that liberals should be above the fray, don't take the bait of the right wingers like Limbaugh and let's engage in dialogue.
"Consider the recent debate over whether employers must cover
contraception in their health plans. The underlying question — should
American women receive help in protecting themselves from unwanted
pregnancies? — is part of a serious and necessary national conversation.?
I don't know Steve should you hemorrhoids or case of crabs be part of the national conversation ? Let's just get all medical questions be private and between yourself, your physician and your insurance company (more like the call center in Mumbai)
The left took enormous pleasure in seeing Limbaugh pilloried.
Yes as he should be and not just the left but all decent people !
But the real problem isn’t Limbaugh. He’s just a businessman who is paid
to reduce complex cultural issues to ad hominem assaults.
and later on about ignoring demagogues
Rush Limbaugh would be a radio host catering to a few million angry
commuters, not the alpha male of conservatism. Fox News would be a
popular fringe network, not the reliable conduit by which paranoid
hogwash infects our mainstream media.
The problem it's not just the listeners who only represent something like 3% of the US population are those among the listeners, the politicians, the wealthy those who can influence and actively make changes in our laws. And the mainstream media are often of the same mindset as those listeners or the cynical types who want to increase ratings. rating.
No Limbaugh and Fox news are not just to blame but they can't be ignored either.