Step 1: Get a byline on a Big Media Platform.
Step 2: Write a post repeating what Liberals have been saying for decades.
How Rush Limbaugh Decides What Is TrueStep 3: Have your friends link to it.
The talk-radio star explains his epistemology: True conservatives are always right.
Every now and again, a particularly rigid ideologue struts across the public stage. He may merely start out as a brawler or a comic or just a partisan, but eventually, as his awareness of his own ideological purity suffuses him, as the beauty of the eternal truth surrounds him, he doesn’t ever need to look beyond his own head for reality. He knows it all already. He knows it all instantly – in advance. He is the man Edmund Burke warned us about. His name is Rush Limbaugh and Conor Friedersdorf is his faithful, devastating scribe.Or, as one long-forgotten reprobate once put it...
Dear Future Generations,
You want to know what life was like for Liberals in America during my lifetime?
First they ignored you.
Then they laughed at you.
Then they fought you.
Then they got gigs in national magazines repeating as breathless epiphany things you had been saying for thirty years.