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Right wing shock jock Rush Limbaugh — who was last seen trying to do damage control in the wake of his misogynist rant against Sandra Fluke — is in the news again after equating a political squabble with the death of a 17 year old.

Limbaugh waded into the debate over Ann Romney’s job as a stay-at-home mom by invoking another controversy: the death of Trayvon Martin.

“If I had a daughter, she would look like Ann Romney!” Limbaugh exclaimed before breaking into laughter. His comments were a clear allusion to President Obama, who said in March that “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”

Audio of Limbaugh’s comment is below, courtesy of Mediaite:

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Georgia election worker Wandrea “Shaye” Moss was collateral damage in Fox News’ campaign to prop up Donald Trump’s false claims of election fraud following the 2020 presidential election.

In December 2020, the network’s prime-time hosts and “straight news” personnel alike baselessly suggested that Moss and her mother and fellow election worker, Ruby Freeman, had participated in a fraud scheme. The Fox personalities don’t seem to regret their actions: After Moss described the impact those conspiracy theories had on her life to the January 6 House select committee on Tuesday, the network devoted all of 14 seconds to her testimony.

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