Alaska Senator defends young constituent against Limbaugh’s attacks
Those of you who don’t read the comments under our posts may have missed this. Two days ago Nathan Wyeth brought news that talk radio gasbag Rush Limbaugh has been mocking a young Yup’ik Eskimo from Alaska who came to testify to Congress about the accelerating loss of her people’s traditional way of life due to climate change.
During her testimony, she broke down in tears. Said Limbaugh: “Wah, wah, wah, wah.”
You should know that Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.), who represents young Cheryl Charlee Lockwood, defended her constituent in comments, saying that “her motives for testifying were unfairly questioned” and that she “demonstrated her passion for her culture and I am proud to call her my constituent.”
Classy move. Limbaugh should take notes.