RUSH: Here’s Bill Moyers, and this is from Moyers & Company on PBS on Friday night, and this one is typical. He has said stuff like this before, but for some reason I live rent free in these people’s heads.
MOYERS: The Tea Party minority armed with huge sums of secret money from rich donors sucked the last bit of soul from the grand old party of Abraham Lincoln. They became delusional, then rabid, like this from the multimillionaire fabulist Rush Limbaugh.
RUSH: (Archived) What we now have is the biggest tax increase in the history of the world. Obamacare is just a massive tax increase. That’s all it is.
MOYERS: That’s just a tiny sample of the lies and misinformation perpetrated by the right with the song and dance compliance of its richly paid mouthpieces.
RUSH: Now, Moyer’s not exactly a freeloader, poor guy out there. Moyers has been given I don’t know how many millions, multiple millions over the years by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to put out his propaganda. What is a fabulist, a multimillionaire fabulist? It is a huge tax increase. It’s one of the largest tax increases we’ve ever had.
When he retired in 2004, Bill Moyers told the Associated Press, “I’m going out telling the story…” Now, this is nine years ago and he’s still there. He told the AP when he retired in 2004, “I’m going out telling the story that I think is the biggest story of our time.” Bill Moyers says it’s the “biggest story of our time and that is how the right wing media has become a Republican propaganda arm of the Republican National Committee.
“We have an ideological press that’s interested in the election of Republicans and a mainstream press interested in the bottom line. Therefore we don’t have a vigilant independent media whose interest is the American people.” Could this guy be more wrong? I don’t think he could be more wrong, and this guy’s one of the deans of journalism by reputation. If there is any propaganda arm in media, it is the mainstream media, the Democrats. They are not even newspeople anymore!
They’re just activists and hacks, liberals and Democrats who are disguised as journalists, and they don’t “care about the bottom line.” They want to be independent of the bottom line. They don’t want any of those pressures. No propaganda here.