RUSH: Okay. So suspicious packages/bombs that did not go off have been sent to Democrats before the midterm elections. Is it real or is it a political setup? Is it a political stunt? And, if it is, who’s behind it? If it’s a political stunt, who’s behind it, and for what purpose? I’ve seen some people today who think the Republicans are behind this to try to scare Democrats away from going to the polls. That’s a new one on me. That just doesn’t compute. That’s not the kind of thing Republicans do.
In fact, you remember when Steve Scalise got shot by a deranged Democrat at congressional baseball practice? Do you know what our side said? We did not make it political. The Republicans in Congress said, “This speaks to all of us. We join everybody in condemning this.” The Republicans did not attempt to make that partisan in any way or to try to make hay out of it. I’m not kidding. Go back and look at it if you’ve forgotten this. The Republicans did not make a point of singling out the guy as a Democrat and condemning the Democrats.
They essentially said that this is about “all of us.” Republicans just don’t have behavioral history like this. So if it’s a political stunt, who is behind it and for what purpose? Well, the Kavanaugh thing was a setup, but it looked real for a while. The Kavanaugh thing was a setup from the get-go. We, of course, here at the EIB Network knew that. But a lot of people thought it was real until it was exposed as a fraud. The Democrats couldn’t cover their bases long enough to pull that off.
Hillary Clinton is rumored to run for president just before her certain-to-be poorly attended national tour with her husband. We have a massive land-force invasion heading toward our southern border meant for a confrontation just before Election Day. What if there are leaks from Mueller about his report before the elections? Political stunt, or not? Would Mueller and the media really do that? Look what happened at the FBI in 2016. They tried to fix an election for a Democrat.
They tried to screw a Republican out of the election, and… I mean, these are all things that we know. And it wasn’t just a handful of rogue FBI agents involved. It was the top tier of leadership. The one thing that we know to be true: The Democrats are pulling out all the stops. They see this election as their last, best chance to take down Trump and his agenda. It’s October. Another way of looking at this. For the last few weeks, the Democrats have had all of that horrible PR, all of these angry mobs.
And I don’t care what anybody thinks. Those angry mobs are not good for the Democrat Party. Those angry mobs are not going to stoke turnout. Those angry mobs are not sending a signal, “Join us.” Much as the media would like to portray it otherwise — and much as the Democrats would like to portray it otherwise — the people of this country do not want to spend all day and all night every day enraged and angry. That’s not what life is to most people, and they don’t want it to be that.
But that’s what life is for your average Democrat today: Enraged, angry, upset, certainly unhappy, not content. And they are hoping to win elections based on that? There hasn’t been a single — that I’ve heard, a single — statement of condemnation for any of these acts committed against Republicans by Democrat mobs. People who have been caught on tape threatening Republicans in restaurants. People who have been caught on tape threatening Republicans at airports. Republican offices that have been vandalized, rocks thrown through windows. Kevin McCarthy the most recent.
Angry mobs sending packages that claim to be ricin to Republican senator Susan Collins at her house. We have seen these angry mobs in the halls of the Senate during the Kavanaugh hearings. We have seen these angry mobs at political rallies. We have seen these angry mobs confronting people in public, in restaurants — doesn’t matter where — and they have all been Democrat angry mobs. And there has not been a single condemnation from any Democrat. Like everybody today is condemning these bombs.
There hasn’t been a single condemnation by any Democrat for these mob actions taking place that have been going on since even before the Kavanaugh hearings really focused and got synthesized. When it began to appear that Kavanaugh was gonna make it and that this Blasey Ford tactic was gonna fall apart, the mobs went nuts — approaching Jeff Flake in the elevator, approaching Republicans in the halls, Lindsey Graham. You saw all that.
This cannot be good. These angry mobs… I don’t care what Democrats think, they can now see it isn’t working. The Republicans are pulling ahead in the Senate. And when we get into the discussion of the latest regarding midterm elections as the program unfolds today, I’ve got a couple of pieces today from people who think that not only is there not gonna be a blue wave, that if there were, it would be cresting right now, and it isn’t.
I’ve got a couple who have people been analyzing things that there could very well be a red wave, not just in the Senate but in the House. The point is the mob actions that have been sponsored by and undertaken by Democrats and their activists again have not been condemned, and they haven’t worked. Their purpose, their mob purchase was to engender other anger at Republicans and therefore engender angry Democrat turnout.
But look! Republican turnout in early voting is dwarfing the Democrats. In some places, it isn’t even close and is 180 degrees out of phase, nothing like what the political experts and scientists told us would happen in an off-year election. This was gonna be the Democrats’ election. They were gonna show up in droves, energized. They were gonna be so excited. They were gonna be so motivated. Republican early voting is dwarfing them.
There’s nothing out there — other than Nate Silver and a couple other polling units — that suggests a blue wave. And what kind of blue wave can it be if it doesn’t include the Senate? There’s some people now that think the Republicans might end up with 57, 58 seats in the Senate. It’s all a toss-up. I mean, nobody really knows right now. But the point is the conventional wisdom is not settled on what the Democrats always thought it would and have been telling us it would be, and that’s Republican massive landslide defeat.
That doesn’t look to be in the cards. So if you’re a Democrat operative and the mob tactics haven’t worked — and, in fact, if you’re a reasonable Democrat operative and you’re looking at this objectively, you might be concluding this mob action could be hurting. It could be really firing up Republican turnout, as in the post-Kavanaugh period. There is a Kavanaugh effect, and it’s gone one way: Pro-Republican. Documented.
Well, what if these mobs pointed at Republicans minding their own business in restaurants and in airports — what if these mobs attacking people who aren’t doing anything to anybody and sending supposedly ricin to Republican senator Susan Collins. If you’re a Democrat operative, you might start to conclude, “This is going the exact opposite way we intended. Uhhhh, these mobs are not inspiring even more hatred of Trump.
“These mobs are not causing even more hatred of Republicans. In fact, it’s looking like it’s creating more support for Republicans!” So what would be the best way? If you are a Democrat operative and you are panicking right now — ’cause this is it. If you don’t get the House now, you got two more years of Trump, an expanded Republican Senate. Republicans keep the House. Trump breezes to reelection in 2020. This is it, just like we think it’s it for us.
But they have thrown everything they have at getting Trump. They’ve thrown everything at him. They’ve had the FBI, they’ve had that deep state silent coup. They have thrown every trick at Republicans. Their media acolytes are doing their tough lifting for them — and none of it, none of it, none of it has worked. So what would you do? Democrat operative, best way to turn all of that around? How about a day like this? How about a day like this where you create a scenario where it looks like the mobs are on both sides.
It looks like the Republicans have a mob, too, or at least an “insaniac.” There’s some Republican out there sending bombs to decent, good Democrats and media people — former Democrat presidents and the harmless people at CNN. Wouldn’t it serve your up here if you’re a Democrat operative to make it look like the Republicans are a bunch of insane lunatics and have some mobsters on their side as well? The very same people the media says Republicans hate the most! Isn’t this interesting?
George Soros, Hillary, the Obamas, CNN.
I mean, surely, surely that will convince the great unwashed out there that there are dangerous angry mobs on both sides. It’s not just Democrats who have angry mobs. It’s the Republicans too. Would you maybe think a day like this could help neutralize the image that has strung sprung to life that the Democrats are lunatics and insane? I mean, with Pelosi… I think Pelosi being heckled and attacked was a put-up job this past week and Friday. They’re down in Miami. This last whenever it was. I think all these people shouting (impression), “Communista! Communista! Socialista!” This is a little bit too pat. And now a bomb threat to Debbie “Washerwoman” Schultz?
RUSH: Okay. So we know that Robert Creamer, wife of… (chuckles) “Wife.” It could be. Hell, who knows? The husband of Jan Schakowsky, Democrat congresswoman Illinois, Robert Creamer met with Barack Obama 50-some-odd times during the Obama administration but specifically during the year 2016. Robert Creamer was hiring people to show up at Trump rallies to create protests and violence. This was discovered by James O’Keefe at Project Veritas.
Hillary Clinton was paying Robert Creamer to hire people to show up as Trump supporters waving swastika-covered flags and beating up people. We know that Hillary Clinton has said, “It’s not time for civility until the Democrats win elections again.” We know about Eric Holder saying, “We kick them.” We know about Obama, “They bring a knife; we bring a gun.” I’ve got 10 pages listing incidents of angry Democrats committing acts of violence against Republican citizens. Ten pages.
It’s from a website called Grabien.com. So we’ve got Maxine Waters encouraging all of this incivility, encouraging people to get in the faces of Republican elected officials and others in public places like restaurants. Apparently, new bombs are discovered as the day goes on. Apparently, police forces all over the country are now on alert for the possibility that a bomb has been sent to somebody in that community. Down to Florida now with Debbie “Washerwoman” Schultz. Why…? Who even…? How does that happen? Anyway, so it’s clear that this happening in October. There’s a reason for this, and we hope we will get to it.
RUSH: All right, now, how convenient. Guess who it is that’s at a podium and a microphone addressing this right now? Let’s JIP it you can hear for yourself.
HILLARY: Which happens quite often. I say, well, as a person, I’m great. As an American, I’m worried, and it’s actually for the same reason. Partly why I am so great is because, with no offense to anyone, I have the most fabulous grandchildren in the entire world.
RUSH: All right, look. She’s already said that… That’s Hillary Clinton. She’s in Coral Gables, Florida, and she just showed up at the microphone and during our break she said… I’m paraphrasing ’cause I didn’t hear the whole thing but she was going on and on and on about how (impression) “this is horrible, terrible, but we’ve got to come together, we gotta come together!” And she said the way to do that is to elect candidates that can bring us together.
And of course that means Democrats. So here… By the way, the bomb that was sent to Clintons and Obama never got to their homes, just FYI. We still condemn them; don’t misunderstand. The bombs were intercepted by the postal service at one of the distribution centers, so they were discovered very quickly. The bomb that was sent to CNN didn’t even get sent to the right place in terms of where people work at CNN, and it was addressed to John Brennan, who doesn’t even work at CNN. He’s over at MSNBC.
So Hillary Clinton right on schedule is now out reacting to this, putting on this face of bravery and courage, she is willing to be subjected to attacks like this because America is worth it, kind of things, and that you’ve got to make sure you get out there and vote for the right candidates who are gonna bring this to a screech halt. Well I’m sorry, Mrs. Clinton, it’s your party, forgive me, that is encouraging this kind of thing! It is the Democrat Party that’s home to all of these mobs.
It’s the Democrat Party. Mrs. Clinton herself who said that being uncivil at this point in time is entirely proper and understandable. The time to go back to civility will be after the Democrats win. You’ve got bought-and-paid-for operatives by Mrs. Clinton money showing up at Trump rallies trying to make them look like deranged Trump supporters. The Democrats are even paying people to draw swastikas on American flags and waving ’em around, made to look like deranged, lunatic Trump supporters.
And so in the midst of this atmosphere we have this series of bombs that were supposedly sent today exclusively to Democrats. And it just… There’s a smell test that this stuff has to pass. And so far a lot of people’s noses are in the air, not quite certain what to make of this. This is just… It’s not Republicans that show up, for example, at the offices of the family… What is it…? Oh, some pro-life group’s offices, some guy shows up and with a gun and was gonna shoot people, got caught before he was able to shoot.
Family Research Center, I think. Yeah. Republicans just don’t do this kind of thing, even though every event like mass shootings. Remember every mass shooting there is, the Democrats in the media try to make everybody think right off the bat that some Tea Partier did it or some talk radio fan did it or some Fox News viewer did it. Turns out it’s never, ever the case. Not one of these bombs went off. And if a Democrat operative’s purpose here is to make it look like, “Hey, you know, there are mobs every, the mobs are not just Democrat mobs.”
I mean, look at this. You’ve got people trying to harm CNN and Obama and Hillary and Bill Clinton and Debbie “Blabbermouth” Schultz and, you know, just, it might serve a purpose here. And, by the way, guess what’s also not in the news now, and that’s the other mob that’s finding its way north through Mexico attempting to crash the U.S. border at or near Election Day. That story is off. And I’ll tell you there’s another story that’s not being covered right.
And that is the declining blue wave that was supposedly automatic and gonna happen a week ago and a month ago. But we’re not gonna let this sidetrack us. We are not going to be distracted. There’s only so much you can say about this incident until we have more information about it. Speculating would be fun, but since we condemn all bombs here at the EIB Network, we don’t want to go too far down this road. I do know that people want to weigh in it or weigh in on the phones, and we’ll get some of that in right now.
Starting in Atlanta, this is Tanya, and you are first up with us. How’re you doing? Hi.
CALLER: Hi, Rush, great to be on your show.
RUSH: You bet.
CALLER: Love your show. A little nervous.
RUSH: Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Hold it. Hold it. Why are you nervous?
CALLER: I listen to you every day. I’m 49. I listen to you in carpool, love your show.
CALLER: Waiting for my daughter. She loves your books.
RUSH: So you shouldn’t be nervous. You’re here every day. This should be like just talking to a buddy.
CALLER: I guess that’s true.
CALLER: I’m also married to a golf pro at a private club here in Atlanta. So… What I wanted to —
RUSH: Married to what?
CALLER: A golf pro here in Atlanta.
RUSH: A golf pro!
CALLER: Yes, sir.
RUSH: Now, that’s impressive. That is impressive.
CALLER: Yeah. Well, he works hard, as you know they do. He used to work for Mr. Ford at Seminole, so —
RUSH: No kidding! Bob Ford? He works for Bob Ford at Seminole?
CALLER: He used to, yes, sir. Yeah.
RUSH: Bob Ford is one of the all-time great golf instructors. He’s at Oakmont. He’s at Seminole down here. I think he’s quasi-retired, but he’s one of the nicest guys.
CALLER: He is.
RUSH: He’s a genuinely nice person. Bob Ford. I’ve seen him, talked to him quite a bit. He’s even given me a couple of just random little lessons when he’s seen me take a swing didn’t look good. Great guy. I’m impressed. I’m really impressed. He’s a unique fellow. So I feel like I do know you.
CALLER: See, I had to tell you that. That way we had a connection. But what I want to say, I heard you say last week, you know, two weeks to the midterms, let’s see what happens. And here we go. I mean, I’m not saying it couldn’t happen if somebody didn’t put those bombs out. But the chances of six bombs being put out, four as of yesterday. None detonate. And I don’t know if they found any evidence yet. So we’ll see who they actually blame for this. But I really don’t trust these people at all. They’re just so… They’ll do anything to gain power back, as Lindsey Graham said. So it’s just disgusting to watch, to be honest.
RUSH: I am so… I’m happy to hear you say that. When events like this happen, I always wonder what the reaction is gonna be from people who are actively engaged in these events each and every day and informed about them. And your reaction gives me great solace and comfort because your reaction is pure common sense. If somebody really wanted to hurt somebody with a bomb, there’s ways to do it. This is not how you do it. These bombs haven’t gone off. These are pipe bombs. Some of them are large; some of them are small.
We don’t know yet what was in them, like shrapnel. Was it tacks, was it nails, was it buckshot? We don’t know any of this yet.
RUSH: None of these bombs would have been capable of taking out a building. They were not big enough to be bombs to do structural damage. If they went off they could have killed some people given their size. But none of them did go off. And they were discovered mostly in Drive-Bys centers by the post office. And, I tell you what. I’ll tell you, if this is real, Tanya… If this is real, whoever did this is gonna be nabbed by the end of the week and we’re gonna know who it is.
CALLER: I agree.
RUSH: If it’s real. If it’s real.
CALLER: Honestly, at this point, I’m so distrusting in people, I wouldn’t put it past them to pay somebody off. I really am so distrusting of the Democrats. So, anyway, we have another, what, 10 days? So let’s see what else they put out there next.
RUSH: Well, exactly! Exactly! This is why I was telling people back in June and July the polls here really don’t matter a hill of beans. I think, however, the polls now do, not so much in accurately without any doubt predicting a winner, but the polls today can be highly influential in decisions and action taken by political people. Now, I love… Tanya, thank you very much for calling and again for mentioning Bob Ford. He really is one of the finest guys anybody could ever meet. I look at the psychology of people.
And I’m not a trained psychologist, but I am fairly experienced here at analyzing, predicting, understanding the left. And I know their mind-set on many things perform one of their mind-sets on power is that it’s theirs, that they are entitled to it. And whenever it is denied to them by way of elections, they really, really resent it, and they resent the people who made it happen, which are the voters. So today’s American left is angry as it can be at people who voted for Trump.
The hatred for Trump is actually directed at hatred for people who elected him and compounding hatred when those people will not abandon him. The left is making every effort it can to distance Trump voters from Trump. They’ve tried everything they know how to use to damage Trump, to force him out of office, to force Kavanaugh out of the nomination, to try to convince Trump voters they made a mistake. None of it’s worked. The degree of frustration they are feeling is something you and I cannot relate to.
We can try, but the degree of frustration they are feeling at having lost that election in 2016 when they thought it was a landslide victory and subsequently every… They’ve had the most powerful, influential people in their movement all coordinated, working together to destroy Donald Trump. And it’s been like, you know, spitballs at a battleship. They haven’t dented Trump. And I cannot tell you how frustrated they are. It is easy for them to take out Republicans.
Whenever they want, they are able to do it, and if not take them out, damage them tremendously. But they haven’t been able to even score on Trump. So they began this movement promoting in the media that there was gonna be a blue wave. They created this movement based on the fact… They created it out of whole cloth, something that did not exist, a national attitude of hatred for Donald Trump. They simply took their own attitude and they transferred it to a majority of Americans, for all intents and purposes, and then began reporting the news that way.
“Everybody hates Trump. Now that they’ve seen Trump in action, they hate him, they despise him, they regret voting for him. They wish they could get their vote back.” That became the narrative. That’s been the narrative for two years. That narrative is what led them to hyping this blue wave, that it was the only common-sense view to have. Now that people have seen Trump in action, they’ve seen his bad manners, they’ve seen whatever it is about him the left hates.
Now everybody’s seen it, now they regret it, now they can’t wait to get rid of Trump. Every special election every Democrat was gonna win it, because why? Everybody hated Trump, everybody hated themselves for voting for him. Well, it isn’t coming to pass. The blue wave they said existed maybe never has. The blue wave, based on people who hate Trump, now they’ve seen him in action can’t wait to vote against him. Now we’re learning much of that was made up. Much of that was soap opera scripted media narrative.
Now, we’re getting down to the nitty-gritty. Now we’re two weeks away from the election, and there isn’t a blue wave. The Republicans look like they’re gonna gain seats in the Senate even in Democrat polls. And the blue wave and the House, it’s looking iffy and iffy. And now with Republican turnout dwarfing Democrat turnout in early voting. Early voting is where the Democrats get to run their fraud schemes, folks! Early voting is where the illegals vote and the dead vote and all these other things.
It’s purposely set up. And the Republicans, why it appears they’re more sophisticated than the Democrats ever considered. The Republicans are not letting the Democrats get away with what they usually get away with. The Republicans are showing up in droves. They’re outperforming at political rallies. Trump with 20,000 people, 15,000 people, another 25,000 people outside. Barack Obama can’t even draw 1,000.
Joe Biden, Hillary, can’t draw flies. There is abject panic setting in! Now you’ve got this caravan coming up, and the Democrats have misplayed this caravan. Even the creepy porn star lawyer, Michael Avenatti, is tweeting that the Democrats are blowing the way they’re reacting to this caravan. Something has to happen to change this. So Tanya and her instincts in Atlanta, I totally, wholeheartedly endorse them.
RUSH: Okay. The bombs were discovered in screening. The bombs for Barack Hussein O and Michelle (My Belle) O and the bombs for Bill and Hillary Clinton were discovered in screening at Postal Service distribution centers. So those bombs never got anywhere near their so-called intended targets. Now, how were they discovered in screening? Well, I’m told that the Postal Service and Homeland Security have developed amazing forensic ability to identify explosive devices using x-ray and other technology that we are not aware of.
But, you know, I’m wondering — and I don’t know if we’ll ever know this — were these bombs intended to be discovered in screening? If you want to send a bomb and you want to get coverage on it but you don’t want anything to happen, you do it so it gets discovered. But a bomb’s a bomb, and if the postal service discovers a bomb that has the address Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama on it, you know it’s gonna make news.
Like the Sacramento airport. They’ve got that sign out there. It’s a cannonball! It’s a bomb with a fuse coming out of it like a World War II or Civil War cannonball with a fuse coming out of it with a line drawn through it telling everybody bombs are not allowed. Was there one of those stickers on these bombs? “Warning: Watch Your Hands and Fingers.” “Danger: Hazardous Voltage Inside.” They were discovered. We’re now told, by the way, that in addition to Debbie “Blabbermouth” Schultz that Eric Holder was sent a specific suspicious package.
Well, now, he was just in the news!
He was just in the news telling Democrats that this is all bogus, that we engage them civilly. “If they hit us, we kick ’em!” he said, or something like that. The Post Office x-rays all packages for bombs. This is very well known. So whoever did this is either an idiot or wanted to be caught. I’ll tell you, if these are real, whoever did is gonna get caught and by the end of the week. There isn’t any doubt about that. I have to take a break, my friends. But hang on because we’re not gonna let this deter other things that I had planned to discuss such as the ongoing elections polling data, what it looks like, various candidates and so forth.
RUSH: Now, the bomb here, the bombs, it didn’t take long for Trump to be blamed. Former aides to Hillary Clinton blamed Trump and Republicans for these devices. I guess Trump and Jared Kushner just got back from Turkey after killing Khashoggi; right? So Trump and Kushner go to Turkey and kill Khashoggi and come back here, and they start sending out bombs to Democrats. An aide to Hillary Clinton, Philippe Reines, said, “Trump, this is on you.” This guy Reines is… I mean, the elevator doesn’t go to the top floor.
I like to say, “He’s an order of fries short of a Happy Meal.” Why would someone smart enough to make functioning mail bombs actually believe they would be opened by the Clintons or Obama or George Soros? And so close to an election! What kind of fool would do something like this? If a smart bomb maker, if somebody really, really good at making bombs hates the left this much, does he think this is gonna help Republicans in the midterm elections? This doesn’t pass the smell test.
I actually think, in all candor, that what’s going on, barring the revelation of what really this is about, if we ever learn that, I think… I’ll just put it this way. If you’re a Democrat operative and you’ve watched everything blow up on you, you watched Kavanaugh blow up, you have watched the effort to harass and bully Jeff Flake and Susan Collins blow up on you, if all of these mobs of people trashing Republicans in airports and at restaurants, if all that’s blowing up on you, and it is, by the way.
It’s not working.
What could have been the objective of that stuff?
What could have been the objective of having a bunch of public mobs storm restaurants and harass and threaten and bully Republicans? What could you be trying to…? What would be the Democrat objective there? And I can tell you there’s only one thing that really makes any sense: To show so much hatred for Trump, to try to overwhelm the system with so much apparent hatred for Trump and Republicans that other people join up, other people decide they’ve gotta join up and vote against Republicans too.
Other words, the politics of hate and anger and the attempt to spread hate and anger because the Democrats have nothing else on which to run. All they’ve got is, “We hate Trump, Trump sucks, Trump’s dangerous, Trump’s an embarrassment. That’s all they’ve got. And so if none of that worked, if all of that backfired… And, believe me, it has, especially the Kavanaugh stuff. That has blown up in their faces…
Bad choice of words. That has backfired on them like you cannot believe. So what would you do? You might want to do something to make it look like the insane lunatics are not just on your side. You might want to do something to make it look like the insane lunatics are also on the Republican side to sort of cancel out the impact of lunacy on your side as average American voters perceive it.