Michael James said he had to pull over his car when he heard Rush Limbaugh in a radio ad endorsing Missouri’s lieutenant governor.
Limbaugh claimed his old friend Peter Kinder “banned taxpayer-funded travel for politicians” when he led the state Senate.
James uploaded the ad to Spin Detectors. We found Limbaugh’s claim went too far.
James, 65, is a retired industrial hygienist living in Hannibal, Mo. He’s a registered Democrat. And he will be voting for Kinder’s Democratic challenger in November.
“I’m not a news junkie,” James said. “But I get a kick out of finding out what really is going on. It amazes me how much people can say and get away with.”
— Ben Finley
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