Jim Acosta accuses Rush Limbaugh of ‘racism’ after Medal of Freedom award

Jim Acosta accuses Rush Limbaugh of ‘racism’ after Medal of Freedom award
Katherine and Rush Limbaugh in the gallery cheering the arrival of First Lady Melania Trump. Fox News video, YouTube

[Ed. – Naturally Acosta has proof to back up his claims?]

Conservatives slammed CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta for his reaction to President Trump awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh.

“He was trying to make appeals to the African American community,” Acosta, 48, observed about Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. “It can’t be forgotten that he was awarding the Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh, who has a history of making derogatory comments about African Americans. So I think, you know, overall, it’s a wash.”

Fox News host Laura Ingraham, a friend of Limbaugh, was outraged over Acosta’s accusation, calling the CNN personality “disgusting.”

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“Jim Acosta is disgusting. That is a disgusting comment. Disgusting comment and false,” Ingraham stated in defense of Limbaugh, who recently announced he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. “Every time they lose, they cry racism.”…

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