Not only is the gun suggestion an insult to the non-violent philosophy that Dr. King preached in the name of social justice, but it also highlights Limbaugh's complete ignorance about the civil rights movement and who was handing out the beatings at the time.
Another unfolding American gun massacre has produced an avalanche news coverage, but it's coverage that continues to omit crucial context about gun violence and the rash of often public shooting sprees that plague the country.
By going on Twitter and demanding Obama take action while Murdoch's highest profile property in the United States actively tries to silence debate about gun reform, the media baron either revealed himself to be a hypocrite of historic proportions, or clueless about Fox News' content.
The nasty "racket" accusation highlights what's happened as Republicans have handed over more and more of their branding and marketing to media personalities whose ultimate barometers of success differ from those who run political parties.
Those are conspicuous handcuffs the GOP is wearing: Fox News has hijacked the party's communications apparatus and is pushing the type of paranoid, blame-the-voter rhetoric that loses elections, and the type of rhetoric Romney's now being blamed for.
There are those who are so concerned about the seemingly overwhelming intrusion of digital media into our daily lives that some schools are still restricted from using social media tools in the classroom. But what if these fears are totally unfounded?
In the spirit of being "fair and balanced," and with thanks to Media Matters for America, which regularly monitors The O'Reilly Factor, here are examples of O'Reilly's lies, distortions and right-wing buffoonery over the past eight years.
By parroting the talking points of the fossil fuel industry and other big polluters, the Journal's opinion writers remind us of the people who told us cigarette smoking wasn't really bad for our health.
Might this act of selling out have something to do with the fact that the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation serves as an underwriter of the George Washington Forum, which is the OU group hosting the speech?