Watch as Voters Are So Energized at Trump Rally That Rush Has To Calm Them Down
Throughout his career, Rush Limbaugh’s various insights has often been a rallying cry for many conservatives and Republicans.
In turn, the conservative firebrand has also utilized that rallying cry to propel himself into the forefront of the popular conservative movement. By all accounts, it’s a symbiotic relationship that’s served both parties well.
So imagine just how insanely raucous it must’ve been in Missouri on Monday for Limbaugh to have to tell a crowd to chill out a bit.
That is the exact scenario that Limbaugh found himself in during a political rally on the eve of the crucial midterm elections.
“I was just talking to people backstage,” Limbaugh began. “And somebody said that the president and all of us had been labeled by some Democrats in the media (as) divisive.”
That drew audible boos from the crowd. In fairness to Limbaugh, he actually undersold just how unhinged and underhanded Democratic rhetoric has been in recent years. They’ve literally resorted to outright lies to spur voter suppression in some cases.
Much to my earlier point, those boos from the crowd only heightened Limbaugh’s zeal as he continued.
“Divisive?” Limbaugh rhetorically asked. “The Democrats haven’t even accepted they lost the election in 2016! That’s what this is all about!”
Those boos instantly turned into uproarious cheering.
“It’s serious stuff! All of this!” Limbaugh continued. “I mean, for crying out loud folks, you look at what happened the last… two years ago, year and a half, every day… every newspaper, New York Times, Washington Post, ‘anonymous intelligence sources’ confirming that Trump colluded with Putin to steal the election.”
At this point, Limbaugh had clearly gotten a pulse for the crowd as they erupted in boos over the alleged election interference.
“There’s no evidence for it!” Limbaugh said. “Zilch, zero, nada! It didn’t happen. It was made up.”
It’s right here that Limbaugh was about to set the crowd off to a level even he may not have expected.
“Hillary Clinton colluded with Russia,” Limbaugh began as the crowd’s decibel level audibly grew. “Hillary Clinton rigged that election.”
At this point, Limbaugh’s inner showman emerged as he cupped his hand over his ear to spur on the cheering masses.
Not that the crowd needed any extra motivation, but Limbaugh’s theatrics sparked a massive “Lock her up” chant from the rally audience.
Limbaugh could only get out a barely audible “I love these rallies,” as the crowd’s chant grew to a fevered pitch.
Realizing he could barely get another word in, Limbaugh actually had to try and calm the crowd down at that point.
“They got the message,” he said, while raising his hands to try and quiet the crowd just a tad.
It was an awesome, visceral moment that showed just how fired up and passionate the crowd was at the rally.
That being said, all the vim and vigor in the world won’t matter if people don’t go out to vote for the midterms. It’s still of the utmost importance to not rest on laurels and go out and have your voices heard through votes.
But if the crowd in Missouri is any indication to go by, they seem well on their way to voting. You need to do so as well.
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