George Will, one of the last lions of the right wing whose conservatism is a philosophy rather than a pathology, has heaped scorn on Republican leaders for their cowardly obeisance to
Sunday morning on ABC’s
"[House Speaker John] Boehner comes out and says Rush's language was inappropriate," Will said. "Using the salad fork for your entree, that's inappropriate. Not this stuff."
Commenting on Limbaugh’s tirade,
Rick Santorum called Limbaugh's comments "absurd," but seemed to give Rush a pass since he is an entertainer whose job it is to be absurd.
Newt Gingrich simply took the Limbaugh flap as one more opportunity to denounce the "liberal media."
To their credit,