Limbaugh Mocks Chinese Leader, Language
Language 'all sounds like one word,' Rush whines
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2011 1:39 AM CST
Updated Jan 20, 2011 6:37 AM CST
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(Newser) – Stay classy, Rush: In what some critics are calling a new low even for the radio host, Limbaugh mocked Hu Jintao and the Chinese language while discussing the Chinese leader's joint press conference with President Obama, the Huffington Post reports. Limbaugh—noting that translation wasn't provided until after the leader finished speaking—said "Hu Jintao was just going..." and then launched into a long stream of nonsense Chinese-sounding syllables, after which he said, "That's the closest I can get."

"I found myself trying to write down what Hu Jintao was saying in Chinese. Phonetically, so I could repeat it to you," Limbaugh later said. "Well, it's a—it looks like chicken scrawls. I said, 'I wonder to people who can't speak English, what does it sound like to them?' Because when I hear Chinese or Japanese, it sounds like all the same word. And I can't comprehend anybody understanding it," he marveled before mocking the speech again.

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James Donahue
Feb 1, 2011 8:54 AM CST
I bet they don't crow about the the ching..ching in there cash registers. Way too many so called sensitive people in this world.
thudson
Jan 25, 2011 12:10 PM CST
wow. what an idiot.
logothete
Jan 21, 2011 12:14 PM CST
Trash talk from ... trash. What can you expect from a pig but a grunt?