03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Edelstein: DId Rush Limbaugh Threaten Time's Richard Corliss?

My, the things a movie critic catches that go over other people's heads.

Despite its reputation as a hard-core left-wing propaganda machine, the main job of Media Matters for America is transcribing and/or reprinting the more outrageous lines of right-wing politicians and their water-carriers in newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio. Yes, it fact-checks -- but how can it be a smear outfit when these are people's own words? And these words by Rush Limbaugh were freaky and terrifying for all kinds of reasons -- some ethical, some psychopathological.

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