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Barney Frank Decries Rush Limbaugh's 'Vicious, Homophobic Attack '

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House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank on Monday accused conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh of launching a "vicious, homophobic attack" on him in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

The Massachusetts Democrat, who is openly gay, said Limbaugh, who has been critical of Frank for years over his liberal positions, reached a new low last Thursday during his nationally syndicated show. In addition to referring to the Financial Services chairman as the "banking queen," Limbaugh played the song "My Boy Lollypop" as he talked about Frank and added slurping noises into the song that simulate the sounds of a sexual act.

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