Rush Limbaugh, Of All People, Defends Donovan McNabb Against Bernard Hopkins

At this point, I am looking out my window and expecting to see a unicorn. Why? Rush Limbaugh, of all people, is defending Donovan McNabb. The conservative talking head, who famously proclaimed that McNabb got a pass in the media because it wanted an African-American quarterback to succeed, spent time on his show Friday questioning why boxer Bernard Hopkins came out and essentially said that McNabb wasn't black enough.

Via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post:

This poor guy cannot, he cannot catch a break. And it's disgruntled African Americans that are jumping down his case, about the way he was raised? It is horrible, it is distasteful. His parents are out there having to defend the way they raised him, and all they tried to do was give him opportunity after opportunity, expose he and his brother to various things. It's just amazing to watch this."    

Limbaugh was careful to clarify that his comments back in the day were about the media coverage surrounding McNabb and not McNabb himself, and I sort of get it. Still, how jarring is it to see that Limbaugh of all people is rushing to McNabb's defense? It just goes to show how idiotic Hopkins' comments really were. 

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