Rush Limbaugh's file

Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh is a conservative radio talk show host. His website describes him as "America's Truth Detector; the Doctor of Democracy; the Most Dangerous Man in America; the All-Knowing, All-Sensing, All-Everything Maha Rushie; defender of motherhood, protector of fatherhood and an all-around good guy."

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UPDATED: Rush Limbaugh likened Ted Cruz to Ronald Reagan--but also praised Marco Rubio

Ted Cruz closes a TV ad his campaign debuted today with conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh heard saying Cruz is the choice for president and "the closest in our lifetimes we have ever been to Ronald Reagan."

 

But don’t assume El Rushbo endorsed Cruz over everyone. Cruz’s commercial leaves out qualifying words from Limbaugh--and that Limbaugh quickly praised Marco Rubio... But there's also an earlier instance of Limbaugh linking Cruz and Reagan.

 

Ted Cruz’s Truth-O-Meter report card.

 

Marco Rubio’s Truth-O-Meter report card.

 

Rush Limbaugh’s Truth-O-Meter report card.

Banned barbecue to Bernie Sanders and Nazis, our most-clicked fact checks of 2015

Smoke streamed from some of our most-clicked fact checks of 2015--including the Pants on Fire rating smacked onto a ridiculous Rush Limbaugh claim that Austin was banning barbecue restaurants.

 

Just ahead, our 10 most-clicked fact checks of 2015...

Five years, 1,000 factchecks

A look back at our 1,000 items shows a period of sweeping political change in Wisconsin -- and offers a glimpse at the future

Limbaugh claim about Austin effectively banning barbecue restaurants catches fire

Rush Limbaugh's drew a Pants on Fire for his claim that Austin is effectively banning barbecue restaurants.

 

That's not so--and ridiculous. PANTS ON FIRE!

 

 

The High Five: Scott Walker, the Packers and more

Gov. Scott Walker, so-called right-to-work legislation, the Green Bay Packers and Rush Limbaugh all were part of our top February items.