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Rush Limbaugh is now calling Barack Obama … an Arab.

Trying to figure out exactly how to describe this smear is like landing in a trash bin. Do the week-old banana peels smell worse? The rotting fired chicken discards? Is this more offensive to African Americans, with its grotesque reduction of their “struggle” to “blood” lines? To Obama? To Kenyans? To Arabs? To his listeners?

To make matters worse (they get worse?) Limbaugh appears to deliberately misrepresent a Philly Daily News article as making the same ludicrous assertion.