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RUSH: In the spirit of doing whatever I can to move things forward in this country, I would like to make myself available to the president of the United States to sit down and talk with him at a place of his choosing -- and discuss the problems facing the country, and maybe working together. Since I am the opposition, since I am the obstacle, since I am the reason he can't get things done, I'll be glad to sit down with him any time, anyplace that he wants.
RUSH: Good Morning America, here is portion of Jonathan Karl, the White House correspondent's report about the IRS scandal -- and, lo and behold, I end up being in this report...
RUSH: Here's the president of the United States, who finds his agenda blocked -- thwarted, stalled -- and his stated excuse and reason is me, a radio talk show host.
RUSH: The Obama administration is spying on state-controlled reporters from the Associated Press. Don't they know that the AP would have given him this information if he just asked for it?
RUSH: Do you really think that the media is gonna end up divorcing Obama and end up opposing him over this? How's that gonna manifest itself? What are they gonna do, demand impeachment? Oh, you really think they're gonna start reporting more objectively on this? This is a lover's spat. They're gonna kiss and make up inside of a week.
RUSH: What ProPublica is doing is getting out in front of it. Rather than waiting for this to be discovered, they are attempting to be on the side of the angels by reporting on the IRS. They are pretending to be on the side of the angels by reporting what the IRS did in giving them this information now.
RUSH: Obama's got nothing to do with any of this. That's how they're trying to play it. That's how Jay Carney's trying to play it. Obama's got nothing to do with any of this and, if it happened, why, he's outraged by it just like you are!
RUSH: So she underwent a double mastectomy as a preventative measure. You know, that's gotta take some guts. You know just how important physical appearance is to men and women and their physical characteristics and what it says to people about their self-esteem and their identity. To do something like this is brave.
RUSH: What the IRS has been doing is leaking private information to the media. That's what they have been doing, and Harry Reid today basically said that they need to be given even more power since they're the only ones that really can do this.