RUSH: "We now be gonna" grab a phone call, ladies and gentlemen, here at the EIB Network. We have Fran from Searcy, Arkansas.
RUSH: Hi, Fran. My mother was born in Searcy, Arkansas.
CALLER: I know. Isn't that exciting?
RUSH: It is exciting.
CALLER: Great place.
RUSH: It's thrilling. Anyway, I'm glad you called.
CALLER: Well, I'm glad I did, too. I just called to disagree with you a bit about Huma and Hillary.
CALLER: You said that all these guys have them in their power. I think the ladies are kind of letting this happen to get the men in their power.
RUSH: Okay. In the case of Hillary, yeah.
RUSH: No question. She stands by Bill because of what it means for her.
RUSH: But here's the thing. Here's the thing. You know, I look at this, and I'm sorry. These people politicize everything, and they're politicizing this. It doesn't appear, to the layman, as though there's anything political about this, but there is. The guy's running for mayor. Hillary Clinton's the guiding light for Huma and so forth. Okay, so Hillary ends up standing by Bill, and the reason Hillary and Huma are being praised is because they are allowing acceptable liberal politicians to thrive.
RUSH: That's why they're appreciated. They're not appreciated for their minds. They're not appreciated for their brains. They're not appreciated for all of the so-called substance. They're appreciated and adored because they are allowing liberal men to go through life unpunished for these transgressions. Okay, Hillary gets power by letting Bill make a fool of her -- fine -- and Huma is following the same path. You may be right. At the end of the day, they end up with more power. But look how they got it. In other words, the message is for a Democrat woman is: "To really end up with power, marry a reprobate and let him make a fool of you, and then hold that over him for the rest of your marriage."
RUSH: What kind of recipe for power is that? That's how they have to get it, by being mocked and made fun of and made a fool of?
CALLER: Well, I guess they just don't see it that way.
RUSH: Oh, obviously they don't see it that way. This is all politics. They sit there and talking about these ancillary things, but if Huma... All of this is a political calculation with these people.
CALLER: Right. Well, I think the women are martyrs. You know, they are martyrs.
RUSH: Well, they clearly are.
CALLER: The women's, the leftist women, they are martyrs -- and nobody is more powerful than a martyr.
RUSH: Well, again, let me... Within the liberal-feminist universe, you mean, they're martyrs?
CALLER: Yeah. Yeah. Right.
RUSH: Good grief. This is what it takes to be a martyr? You permit a man to make a fool of you, you permit a man to mock your relationship and your marriage, and you stand by it? You enable that, and then you make it acceptable, then you even make it cool?
RUSH: And you become a martyr, and you become cool?
RUSH: That's quite a role model message, isn't it?
CALLER: Right. Yeah.
RUSH: Is it something.
CALLER: It's not my world. But in their world, I think it is.
RUSH: Would you recommend your daughter follow a path like this?
CALLER: Absolutely not. You know, my theory is once you cross the perversion line -- do anything across the perversion line -- anything goes, nothing matters, and the liberal women have crossed the perversion line. I know I might get in trouble for saying that, but they've crossed the perversion line and anything goes. Nothing is sin anymore. Nothing is evil.
RUSH: Well, look, I --
CALLER: Except Republicans.
RUSH: Exactly. Exactly. In all of this, it's the Republicans who are evil. In all this, it's the conservatives who are the kooks and the freaks and the oddballs and all that. Look, Fran -- and, by the way, all the rest of you -- I understand exactly what you mean. You know, I'm a passionate person on a lot of things. Sometimes I may unintentionally mask my own point. I'm not naive about this. I know full well why these women are doing it. It is their road map to power. Hillary was granted quasi-presidential powers when Bill was president because she was the one who enabled his career by standing by him.
Her payoff was health care and any number of other powerful positions that she was never elected to. In addition to that, the Democrat Party has owed Hillary ever since Bill decided to go beyond governor of Arkansas. That's why in 2008, Hillary was the presumed nominee. It was her turn. It was her payoff. We've been through this before, folks. I've explained it to you. I don't want you to think I don't know what's going on here. I'm looking at this in a different light now.
Hillary's been paid off. She gave up everything to go to the swamps of Arkansas with Bill. She gave up everything. She became the breadwinner. She had to produce the money while Bill was out there dillydallying around with his job and other women. She put up with it, and so there's a payoff for this. The irony is that all of these people said that Hillary could have been a powerful woman in her own right, but she subordinated that to Bill Clinton and their marriage and blah, blah, blah.
Well, we'll never know, will we, because the only way Hillary Clinton got power was to allow a man to make a fool of her. The only way Hillary Clinton acquired power and some modicum of respect is because she enabled a liberal politician to go through life unpunished for things that other men would pay a steep price for. And now Huma, having learned from the master, is doing the same thing. I know what's going on. I know; it's my point. Huma has decided that there's more in it for her to stay in this personally and selfishly, and for her husband become mayor and what that might mean and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, and I just...
I don't know. I don't want to go into or get into the business here of imagining what these relationships are like behind closed doors. You know, for example, I could say these are loveless relationships. This is not the kind of stuff... These are calculated business/political relationships, marriages that occurred for those reasons, and that's why all this stuff is permitted and tolerated and excused. But I can't really say that because I don't know whether there is love or not in these relationships.
Who's been excused twice?
Yeah, Huma. This is two excuses for the same thing, which tells me that she doesn't really care. I guess that's what the caller is getting at: Huma doesn't really care. It's no big deal. She spends most of her time with Hillary anyway. She doesn't really care. I don't think Hillary really cared what Bill did. You know what really made Hillary mad on the Lewinsky thing? He got caught. That's what made her mad. She knew all this was going on, just like Huma knows it's going on. Hillary knew. There was a "bimbo eruptions" unit. Hillary ran it. She knew. What was the purpose of the bimbo eruptions unit?
To make sure that the women did not succeed in damaging the political fortunes of the husband.
She knew this was going on. Didn't bother her. There were other things that mattered more. Same thing with Huma here. They know this is going on, is my only point. Not my only point. It's another relevant point. They know all this is going on. I don't think they're really that bothered by it. There is no feeling of betrayal. Do you really think Hillary felt betrayed? Snerdley is saying, "At some point she had to feel betrayed. Why do you marry somebody?" Okay, Mr. Snerdley, all candor now. Don't misunderstand my tone. Serious question. Tell me which time she felt betrayed.
Was it Gennifer Flowers?
Was it Paula Jones?
Was it Monica Lewinsky?
Was it Kathleen Willey?
Was it Juanita Broaddrick who alleged rape? We had Elizabeth Gracen and others whose names you don't know. Tell me, which one of those did Hillary finally feel betrayal over? I don't think there's any sense of betrayal here. These are arrangements. These are political arrangements that take place for a larger purpose, and the behavior that we see here is that which is necessary to ensure the larger purpose is met. So if Weiner's got this knack for texting babes he doesn't know, okay, well, we gotta deal with it somehow. How do we deal with it so that we survive it? Okay, we'll play the supportive wife role. We'll go out there and tell everybody, "I love him, dealt with it, we're going through therapy," blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. It's a calculation.
Look, again, I want everybody to understand, it's not outrage here. Remember, these are the people who were out there telling all of these lies about Mitt Romney -- pick any other Republican -- about War on Women and all of this. These are the people out there trying and succeeding in convincing low-information people that Republicans are the ones who want to keep women barefoot, pregnant, in the kitchen and unheard from. It's blatant hypocrisy. I mean, Huma looked happy to me yesterday. Huma looked like she was beaming. Huma looked proud, in fact. Did you see it? Huma didn't seem embarrassed. She didn't seem hurt. In fact, she didn't even appear as though she didn't want to be there. She was eating it up. It was a great opportunity.
Now, you may not know this, but she told People magazine on July 18th, a few days ago, "I'm very happy in my present life. Anthony has spent every day since the scandal trying to be the best dad and husband that he can be, and I'm proud to be married to him." Well, all this time Weiner's out there sexting and pretending to be Carlos Danger and all this sort of stuff. I'm telling you, this is all manufactured to make sure political careers are not derailed. And that's where the payoff for these women is. Fran from Searcy, Arkansas, is right. This is how Democrat women acquire political power, is by making sure that their men get theirs.
RUSH: Let me remind you of something, folks. You remember during the presidential campaign CNN had a show with a roundtable discussion and on the show was one of their commentators named Hilary Rosen, and Hilary Rosen is out there sliming Ann Romney. Do you remember what Hilary Rosen said? (paraphrasing) "Ann Romney's never worked a day in her life. She doesn't have any idea what it's like to be a real woman." That's the kind of crap that I'm talking about. These people get away it.
Ann Romney is a genuine, real role model for any human being, not just women. And these people run around and trash generally good people like Ann Romney. "Never worked a day in her life. Ann Romney doesn't know what it's like to be a real woman. She doesn't have to put up with any of the strife and the hard work that most women in this country have to put up with." In the meantime, the Democrats trot out people like Hillary and Huma as real courageous, strong, and tough role model type women. That's the kind of stuff that I'm talking about here that we get. You know, it's just blatant hypocrisy and worse.
RUSH: Monica in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Great to have you on the program. Hello.
CALLER: Hi, Rush. I just wanted to say that I really think it's Anthony Weiner who defines "creepy ass cracka."
RUSH: Weiner is a "creepy ass cracka." We'd have to check with Rachel Jeantel.
RUSH: Yeah, we'd have to check with Rachel Jeantel on that, but you're right. He's a "creepy ass cracka." Let me tell you something: If I'm in a neighborhood and I got Anthony Weiner following me -- a "creepy ass cracka" -- you're damn right, I make tracks. Excellent point, Monica. I appreciate it. Thank you much.
Joe in St. Louis. You're next on the EIB Network. Hi.
CALLER: You know, Rush, that's all we heard about was the War on Women, because of birth control and silly things like that. I watched that press conference with Weiner, and if that woman isn't psychologically and maybe even physically abused and beat down to the point where she must feel like she has absolutely no self-value or no self-worth --
RUSH: Now, now, now, now, now, now, now. Wait just a second. We don't want to go anywhere near allegations that we can't possibly back up. Physical abuse? Don't even want to go there. That's... I don't want to hear it.
CALLER: But, Rush, you know what? If it was reversed, that's all you'd hear on Rachel Maddow and Piers Morgan and all that is, "What is wrong with this woman that she allows this man to do this to her?" If it was a Republican and it was reversed, that's what you would hear on every one of these talk shows.
RUSH: I know. But Weiner is a "white Hispanic." He's Carlos Danger!
CALLER: Can I make a quick comment about Trayvon Martin, Rush?
RUSH: Well, no. Weiner is "white Hispanic" now. He's Carlos Danger, and --
CALLER: Can I make a quick comment about Trayvon Martin?
RUSH: Anyway, his career must not be interrupted, 'cause if his career is, then Huma's got trouble. That's what it's all about.
RUSH: Tucson, Arizona, Bernie. Great to have you on the program, sir.
CALLER: Hi, Rush. About this Weiner behavior, we can chalk it up to the left yet again behaving more like Europe. The royalty there's been engaging in this type of behavior for centuries, and the left here has wanted to be regarded as royalty at least since the Kennedy Camelot era.
RUSH: Well, now, wait a minute. This behavior is not exclusive to Europeans. You mean European elites, political leaders and that kind of thing?
CALLER: You bet. Royalty in France, England, Germany, in prior centuries.
RUSH: Well, look, it's not unique. We've had the Kennedys, I mean, my God, the Kennedys, sheesh. And then you've got Bill Clinton, and remember Wilbur Mills and Fanne Foxe in the reflecting pool?
RUSH: I mean, it's common. What's new here, to me, is women openly, publicly, happily participating in their own degradation in order for the cause to be advanced. I mean, I know you're thinking this DSK guy and the maid at the Sofitel and his wife finally leaving and so forth. I know what you mean.