If you want the football coach to fail, then you must want his team to lose the game!

Rush Limbaugh wants our commander in chief to fail, so he must want our soldiers to lose! He’s clearly taken actions to help them lose.

Limbaugh broadcasts on American Forces Network radio in Iraq and Afghanistan. His malicious daily attacks on our commander in chief hurt morale and could cause soldiers to question their leader. In Limbaugh’s war zone broadcasts, he has called the commander in chief a liar and a joke. He has questioned the citizenship of the commander in chief and, by default, his authority to lead.

If Limbaugh only broadcast on AFN Europe or in the States, then he would be protected by the First Amendment. However Limbaugh’s war zone broadcasts aid the enemy. The Taliban couldn’t have hoped for a better psychological warfare campaign: belittling the U.S. commander in chief in the eyes of his troops. That’s what Limbaugh has provided.

In Limbaugh’s war zone broadcasts, the Taliban get the Tokyo Rose, Axis Sally and Hanoi Hannah propaganda machines all in one and free of charge. The following is a clear example of a psychological warfare broadcast: During the Vietnam War, some of Hanoi Hannah’s propaganda broadcasts targeted black soldiers. The enemy called our white commander in chief a racist and said he was starting race wars and race riots in America.

In a recent Limbaugh war zone broadcast that seemed to target white soldiers, he called our black commander in chief a racist and said that he was causing racism throughout America, and that in "Obama’s America, white kids [are] getting beat up. ..."

The only difference between these two psychological warfare lies is that one was broadcast on the enemy’s network and the other was broadcast on AFN!

James CarrethersKaiserslautern, Germany

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