Rush Limbaugh is a Big, Fat Idiot

Popular talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh is no stranger to controversy, and often says dumb things just to get people riled up. But on a recent show, Limbaugh exceeded his own standards and called out first lady Michelle Obama on her body and eating habits.

“I’m trying to say that our first lady does not project the image of women that you might see on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue or of a woman Alex Rodriguez might date every six months or what have you,” Limbaugh said Monday.

I guess Rush doesn’t have a mirror, or else he might have steered clear of commenting on the perceived healthiness of someone else. Luckily for us, we have political cartoonists to take his dopey comments and re-direct the fun his way.

My favorite so far might be this cartoon by Pat Bagley depicting The Maha Rushie as Jabba the Hutt, and his dittohead followers as a poor princess trapped by the powerful toad-eater.


Rush Limbaugh Jabba the Hutt Michele Obama
Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune

Brilliant caricaturist Taylor Jones got in on the act as well, depicting a scene no one on this Earth ever wanted to witness: Rush in a bikini.

Rush Limbaugh swimsuit
Taylor Jones /

Not surprisingly, Sarah Palin has gotten in on the nutrition-bashing act as well. Here Nate Beeler puts her silly and hyper-partisan comments into the proper perspective.


Sarah Palin Michele Obama nutrition
Nate Beeler / Washington Examiner

By Daryl Cagle

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