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Rush Limbaugh, Conservative Leader?

Rush Limbaugh has taken center stage as America’s conservative thought leader and figurehead. Many conservatives are happy with Rush as their thought leader, but is Rush’s current role as the figurehead and thought leader of the conservative movement the one he is best at and the one he ought to play? Is Rush’s prominence as a figurehead for conservatism to Obama’s advantage? Based on the controversy surrounding his recent post about Rush’s CPAC speech, John Mark Reynolds speaks with Professor Paul Spears and blogger Dustin Steeve about the role Rush is currently playing in conservative politics and the implications of that role for the broader conservative movement.

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