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Media Matters honcho behind #StopRush effort accused of offensive writings

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:39pm
http://youtu.be/Gbom31wLgm0

Angelo Carusone is the Media Matters executive behind the effort to get Rush Limbaugh off the airwaves, as we documented in 2012:

The attack on Limbaugh was not Carusone’s first targeting of a major conservative personality.  Carusone, prior to...

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Limbaugh outs #StopRush Twitter operatives (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:50pm
Rush Limbaugh In Radio Station

I can’t believe I’m writing about “StopRush” again.

Longtime readers will recall my extensive and groundbreaking research into the StopRush operation just after Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke in 2012, for which he apologized.

I proved then that the operati...

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Media Matters deceptively edits Limbaugh audio

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:04am
Media Matters Logo Square

We know Media Matters hates Rush Limbaugh. It’s an obsession second only to the fixation on Fox News.

Media Matters was behind the astroturfed Stop...

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Media Matters raises the white flag of victory

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 13, 2013 at 8:12pm
David Brock Media Matters Al Sharpton Show

The years’ long Media Matters War on Fox News was intended to destroy Fox News, as expressed by David Brock in 2011:

The liberal group Media Matters has quietly transformed itself in preparation for what its founder, David Brock, described in an interview as an all-out campaign of “guerrilla warfare and sabotage”...

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Saddest day in #StopRush’s life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:32pm

We have covered the War On Rush Limbaugh run by Media Matters and a bizarre group of dead-enders who spend their days tweeting advertisers and filling up pages on Facebook.

I’m not going to repeat the long, sordid history of the StopRush and FlushRush movements.  But they were hoping to get Limbaugh...

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Media Matters to declare victory over Limbaugh regardless of reality

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:39am

As longtime readers know, Media Matters was the driving force behind the attempt to force Rush Limbaugh off the airwaves through secondary boycotts of advertisers.

Unlike more noble boycotts in American history, the Limbaugh boycott movement did not urge consumers to boycott Limbaugh’s show, it sought to undercut Limbaugh’s platform by scaring advertisers away from the...

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Stick around

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 12, 2013 at 2:47pm

Two big things have happened this week (so far).

First, yesterday the 200,000th comment was posted at Legal Insurrection:

200,000 comments is not a lot for many websites which use third party platforms like Disqus.  We have considered many times, and ultimately rejected, the third-party platforms in favor of more control over who...

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More evidence #StopRush has failed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:22pm

I have covered the #StopRush and various affiliated boycott campaigns against Rush Limbaugh organized and run by Media Matters as extensively as anyone:

While...

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@SodaStreamUSA response to Limbaugh boycott: “We continue to advertise”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:52am

SodaStream is an Israeli company which makes a really cool and really popular product, essentially a make your own soda at home device.  I plan on getting one.  Its U.S. division is SodaStreamUSA.

This video shows the SodaStream story of building bridges between Jews...

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Cumulus again tries to throw Limbaugh under Media Matters’ boycott bus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:53pm

It’s Deja Vu all over again, earnings season bringing another attempt by Cumulus Media to throw Rush Limbaugh under the Media Matters’ boycott bus.

For a bit of history on the Limbaugh boycott organized by and still pushed by Media Matters, see my prior posts from spring 2012:

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“The country desperately needs another thousand more Andrew Breitbarts”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 12:30pm

Rush Limbaugh’s broadcast a year ago on the day of Andrew Breibart’s death, March 1, 2012.

One of the best memorials I’ve heard.

(h/t Stix Blog)

For background on the lies told about Breitbart’s Shirley Sherrod tape, and how it supposedly was misleading, see my post

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Sequester The Songs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7:00pm

These are pretty funny.

Via DailyRushbo:

I have a post scheduled for 7 a.m.

Will we make it that far?

 
 
 

Like I said

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:29pm

this morning, Sequester — already the biggest lie of 2013.

Rush says it this way, For the First Time in My Life, I Am Ashamed of My Country:

 
 
 

Does the cultural War on Young Men contribute to mass murders?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 5:31pm

Via @RightInAcademia22 Stats That Prove That There Is Something Seriously Wrong With Young Men In America:

When are we finally going to admit that we have a very serious problem with this generation of young men in America? We have failed them so dramatically that it is hard to put it...

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Why are you reading this?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2012 at 1:43pm

Because you still care (?).

Via @BarbaraLedeen, I recommend you read the full transcript (excerpts only below) and listen to Rush Limbaugh’s segment, Caller: Why Should I Still Care?

CALLER: I need some help here. I’ve tuned out since the election, absolutely tuned out…  I’ve tuned out. I own my own business. I’m just gonna...

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#StopRush better at taking down progressive Twittersphere than stopping Rush

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00pm

The last we heard of the StopRush movement back in June, it had desended into intrigue, #StopRush was infiltrated, audio recordings and other evidence released

The one thing StopRush never did, was stop Rush.

But they were good at making threats after I exposed the cooordination with Media Matters:

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Papa John’s — From anti-Rush lefty hero to anti-Obamacare lefty zero

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:15am

It has been one week since the reelection of Barack Obama and the reality of Obamacare’s permanence in the American landscape is beginning to set in for many business owners.

Papa John’s founder and CEO, John Schnatter made headlines last week along with a slew of other companies when he announced some...

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