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Limbaugh Predicts Media’s Response To U.K. Terror Attack – Is Immediately Proved Correct

Behind his golden EIB microphone on Wednesday, the Big Voice on the Right did what he does best: exposed the bias of the “Drive-By Media” by once again accurately predicting the way they would cover news that threatens the progressive narrative.

In a segment on the horrific terror attack at British Parliament on Wednesday – which left four dead, including the jihadist, and dozens injured – Limbaugh analyzed CNN’s coverage of the attack, suggesting that the leftwing network was “not happy” about British authorities declaring it an act of terrorism. He then read the media’s mind, explaining that a key question guiding their approach was how it helped or hurt Donald Trump. He was immediately proved correct.

Limbaugh began the discussion by citing the special coverage of the attack by CNN’s foreign correspondent Nic Robertson. “They’re very upset that the police in the U.K. are calling this a terrorist attack,” said Rush. “They’re afraid Trump’s gonna benefit from that. CNN is very, very worried this is being called a terrorist attack.”

He then played a clip of Robertson’s report:

ROBERTSON: This is an iconic landmark in London. We’ve talked about this already. It has long been a concern of the security services that it could become a target, and – at the moment – the police are saying – at the moment – describing it as a terror incident until they get further information. There has been that concern that it could be, uh, a target of such an incident and that’s why security around the building has been strengthened in recent years. That’s why there are armed police. That’s why there are barricades. That’s why cars can no longer get close to the building. This one was prevented by the fence and by the wall itself.

“What? What? W-what did he say?” said Limbaugh in shock. “Did he say wall? Did he say there’s a wall around Parliament and that it worked? Really? Nic Robertson says there’s a wall? He’s praising the fence, he’s praising security measures, he’s praising the wall that kept this car from doing even greater damage? And yet this is the same guy that no doubt supports sanctuary cities harboring known criminals, felons from apprehension by the U.S. government if they happen to be illegal immigrants – and no doubt opposes a wall to protect this country.”

After noting that the establishment media coverage thus far has been “downplaying” the attack as just about “one death and a car plowing through some people,” despite British officials shutting down the entire area, Limbaugh explained his points about the media viewing the tragedy through the politicized lens of how it impacts Trump:

LIMBAUGH: [T]here probably are even Drive-By outlets out there that are upset about that, that “Trump will use this! Trump will use this!” And this is what I mean by these people are the ones that politicize everything. And it’s not just Trump. You know, whenever there was any news of anything at all, the Drive-Bys always examined it within the context of, “Was it helpful for Obama?” It’s one of the things that has driven me crazy about the media for years, particularly when there have been Republican presidents or conservative initiatives, things that are tackling definite problems in America. We have serious, serious problems in this country, and when there are efforts made to address them, the media never talks about the substance of it, only the politics of it. And whether or not the Republican can get away with it and whether or not the Republican will have to use racism and bigotry in order to succeed, or whether or not it is helpful or hurtful to Obama and his long-term image.

After a commercial break, Limbaugh invited on a caller, who confirmed that Limbaugh’s assumption about outlets’ politicized reaction was right on: Bloomberg TV instantly ran a story about how the White House might use the attack for political gain, despite the administration having made no comment yet on the incident. Here’s the exchange:

CALLER: Real quick, I’m busy at work and I’ve got Bloomberg TV on in the background, and they’re basically discussing the event that fits President Trump’s narrative, and they say he’ll probably use it for political gain, but as of yet, no comment from the White House. And I think they’re interviewing someone from the State Department. Unbelievable.

LIMBAUGH: You’re talking about the terrorism incident in the U.K.?

CALLER: Correct.

LIMBAUGH: And they think that Trump will use it for political gain, so they call the White House and they said, “Is Trump gonna use this for political gain?” And the White House isn’t commenting? (laughing)

CALLER: As of yet, no comment from the White House.

LIMBAUGH: No comment from the White House on whether Trump will use this incident for political gain. Which is exactly what the Democrats do with all of this kind of stuff, instead of ever trying to solve it. Oh, man.

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