On his radio show on Wednesday, Rush Limbaugh said that President Obama is "having an orgasm" over Pope Francis' recent comments decrying hyper-capitalism and global inequality.
Limbaugh's comments were prompted by Obama's earlier remarks on income inequality and the economy, during which the president cited Francis. "Some of you may have seen just last week the pope himself spoke about this at eloquent length," Obama said. "How can it be, he wrote, that it's not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points. But this increasing inequality is most pronounced in our country. And it challenges the very essence of who we are as a people."
This set Limbaugh off. "This is the president citing the pope, his new best friend, because the pope is ripping America, the pope [is] ripping capitalism," Limbaugh exclaimed. "And Obama’s having an orgasm. Jeremiah Wright is beside himself. Jeremiah Wright thought he was Obama’s preacher, now [the] pope somehow has co-opted Obama."
“This guy can’t wait to rip this country apart, every day, whenever there’s an opportunity to criticize this country, he’s the first in line," Limbaugh continued.
Watch Limbaugh's comments below, via Media Matters: