Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh defined the “Four Corners of Deceit” on November 24, 2009: “Four Corners of Deceit, Snerdley. They’re all corrupt now. Media, academia, science, government, the Four Corners of Deceit.”
Limbaugh was talking about “global warming” or “climate change,” what he believes is a hoax. Leaked e-mails at the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia University had seemingly refuted the validity of the “hockey stick graph” that allegedly showed a massive increase in man-made global warming. Limbaugh claimed that the hoax wasn’t simply this part of academia, but included science, government (such as the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), and the media.
Rush Limbaugh has used the term “Four Corners of Deceit” (sometimes called “Four Pillars of Deceit") on several other broadcasts.
Wikipedia: Rush Limbaugh
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (pronounced /ˈlɪmbɔː/; born January 12, 1951) is an American radio talk show host, conservative political commentator, and an opinion leader in conservative politics and conservatism in the United States. He hosts The Rush Limbaugh Show which is aired throughout the U.S. on Premiere Radio Networks and is the highest-rated talk-radio program in the United States. Limbaugh signed an 8 year, $400 million contract extension with Clear Channel in 2008 that pays him $50 million a year.
He was born into a family with a long history of involvement in Republican politics and first began working at a local radio station at age sixteen. In 1984, after a series of radio related jobs, Limbaugh began working as a radio talk show host in Sacramento, California at radio station KFBK, which still airs his syndicated program today. His unique program featured no guests, relying exclusively on his conservative political analysis for content. He moved to New York City in 1988 where he began the national broadcast of his program on WABC radio. His program grew in popularity and he began his rise to national fame.
In the 1990s, Limbaugh’s fame grew beyond radio, into publishing and television. He became a bestselling author with his books The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993). From 1992 to 1996, Limbaugh hosted a half-hour television talk show.
Limbaugh frequently accuses the American mainstream media of having a strong liberal bias. He criticizes liberal policies and politicians and promotes positions viewed as conservative.
ClimateGate Hoax: The Universe of Lies Versus the Universe of Reality
November 24, 2009
RUSH: (...) So we have now the Four Corners of Deceit, and the two universes in which we live. The Universe of Lies, the Universe of Reality, and The Four Corners of Deceit: Government, academia, science, and media. Those institutions are now corrupt and exist by virtue of deceit. That’s how they promulgate themselves; it is how they prosper.
They couldn’t get anywhere were they honest. So The Four Corners of Deceit: Government, academia, science, and media, have been exposed, and the real enemy are those who are doing the exposing. They will continue to live in The Universe of Lies. They will continue to report on meaningless templates like this: All these people around the world concerned about greenhouse gas emissions” and “Obama hasn’t passed legislation here, and so the world can’t act until Obama acts, “ and you sit here, you read it and you scratch your head.
It’s a hoax! It is a hoax! It isn’t real! It never was real.
Now, the New York Times, our old buddy over there, Andrew Revkin. The New York Times is asking for information on the whistle-blower. The New York Times and Washington Post are more interested in tracking down and punishing the whistle-blower than they are in publishing the now-confirmed-as-authentic e-mails and documents. This is what passes for journalism from two of our foremost newspapers. They have been corrupted. They are parts of the Four Corners of Deceit. They are the media.
Four Corners of Deceit, Snerdley. They’re all corrupt now. Media, academia, science, government, the Four Corners of Deceit.
11/24/09 04:09 PM
Four corners of deceit…
Grizz here. Well seems like our good buddy Rush has coin another brilliant phrase in explaining the left…
“The four corners of deceit”
That be media, goverment, science, and academia.
He uses this phrase with respect to the recent disclosure of the blatant untruthfulness in the global warming industry.
The four corners of deceit...I love it!
The Universe of Lies: Climate Hoax Lives, Obama to Join Copenhagen
November 25, 2009
RUSH: (...) Your entire profession is at risk for losing its entire reputation and being attached firmly as a left-wing liberal hack organization. It already is. It’s one of the Four Corners of Deceit that the left uses to spread lies and their agenda all over this planet: Science, media, government, academia.
Climate myth: 4 corners of deceit
‘The Report from Washington” by Ellis Washington
Posted: November 28, 2009
1:00 am Eastern
Last Tuesday, radio host Rush Limbaugh, in his commentary on the recent climate-change scandal, put this outrage in a bigger context he referred to as the “four corners of deceit” which consist of: government, academia, science and media.
Today’s Lebanon Democrat column: “The four pillars of deceit”
By Right Minded, on March 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm
During the past year on his radio program, Rush Limbaugh has referred numerous times to what he calls “the four corners of deceit”: government, media, academia, and science. These are entities that are aligned against the American people and the free market for the purpose of transforming the United States into a government-run socialist nation.
The Tea Party Papers
By Bill Miller
The unholy alliance between education and the Progressives in government began as early as 1900 in the state of Wisconsin. This is the beginning of what conservative radio commentary Rush Limbaugh calls the four corners of deceit.
Stack of Stuff Quick Hits Page
October 11, 2010
Story #2: Physics Professor Calls Global Warming a Fraud
RUSH: I found the quote from the physics professor. It’s a UC Santa Barbara physics professor Harold Lewis, Emeritus Professor of Physics at UC Santa Barbara. He resigned. He said: “Global warming is the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud I have seen in my long life.” Big government, Big Science, two of the Four Corners of Deceit, corrupting enough as they are separately, it pales next to the damage they do together. The media and academia are the other two making up the Four Corners of Deceit: government, science, media, and university academia. “Global warming, the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud I have seen in my lifetime.”
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