First Rush Limbaugh, head blabbermouth for the rabid right wing, said he had a back problem that caused him to obtain painkillers without a prescription. Now he’s been nailed for scoring Viagra without script.
Reports The Associated Press:
Rush Limbaugh was detained for more than three hours Monday at Palm Beach International Airport after authorities said they found a bottle of Viagra in his possession without a prescription.
It would have to be an unusually slow-witted terrorist who was unaware that the United States might be trying to peer into his bank account. After all, as White House press secretary Tony Snow pointed out, the Bush administration said publicly after 9/11 that it was going after the terrorists’ finances and sources of funding.
Sen. John McCain thought he had a deal when President Bush, faced with a veto-proof margin in Congress, agreed to sign a bill banning the torture of detainees. Not quite. While Bush signed the new law, he also quietly approved another document: a signing statement reserving his right to ignore the law. McCain was furious, and so were other lawmakers.
President Bush said Monday it was “disgraceful” that the news media had disclosed a secret CIA-Treasury program to track millions of financial records in search of terrorist suspects. The White House accused The New York Times of breaking a long tradition of keeping wartime secrets.