RUSH: I've been in a funk, folks. All week long I've just been in a funk, and I told you a little bit about it yesterday, just a general funk. And I'll basically tell you why. I get hopeful e-mails from people -- and, you know me, I am two things. I am Mr. Optimism. I am the epitome of optimism. But I also am the mayor of Realville, and so my optimism is always tempered with reality. And my optimism always prevails, meaning whatever negative is going on out there, I believe eventually and in time it could be overcome.
I still believe that, and I believe it, be it in individual life, be it in the life of a country, or whatever. But having said that the pressure every day to be negative is just overwhelming. Major media today is designed to tell you and me every day that we don't count, that we are hardly worth even laughing at, much less being paid attention to. Major media every day, if you don't know how to deal with it, will depress you. Major media every day will have you conclude the following: Nothing's gonna happen to Obama in any of these investigations. Nothing is gonna happen to any Democrat in these investigations.
The media is never going to change. All the Republican Party wants to do is be more like Democrats. And anybody thinking anything else is living in fantasy land. Isn't that what you are tempted to think each and every day, as a template? The FBI has not contacted a single Tea Party group in its probe of the IRS. By the way, you know this idea that the IRS scandal was located in Cincinnati and it was line employees, a couple of rogue employees? That turns out to be such bunk. The IRS was a Cincinnati problem equals the video was responsible for Benghazi. The IRS scandal is huge. It originated in Washington, and it's all about Obama targeting his enemies.