Charlamagne tha God rips ‘delusional’ Rush Limbaugh for ‘white privilege’ after comments on George Floyd protests

PRESENTER Charlamagne Tha God has labelled fellow radio host Rush Limbaugh “delusional” for thinking white privilege doesn’t exist.

Conservative Limbaugh joined Charlamagne’s “The Breakfast Club” for his first appearance as part of a pre-recorded interview that aired Monday.

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Charlamagne tha God blasted fellow radio host Rush Limbaugh for his views on the George Floyd protests[/caption]

Limbaugh has told of his disgust at the death of George Floyd[/caption]

Limbaugh, 69, has previously called the death of George Floyd sickening, slamming the three other officers who were present on the scene for not intervening.

Speaking on the matter, Limbaugh said: “What happened to George Floyd sickened me. I wanted to reach out and tell you all this. I wanted to make sure you have no doubt, and I’m not the only American who feels that way, the senselessness of it.”

In his response, Charlamagne, 41, reference Limbaugh’s close ties to president Trump, who awarded the conservative radio has the Medal of Freedom at his State of the Union address in February.

He said: “How are you going to going to use your privilege as a white male to combat this prejudice? You got a direct line to Donald Trump.”

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Limbaugh responded, “Now, wait a minute, I don’t buy into the notion of white privilege,” to which the host shot back, “You’re being delusional.”

The debate between the two continued, with Charlamagne, who was dubbed by Rolling Stone as “hip-hop’s Howard Stern” in 2014, not agreeing with Limbaugh’s assessment.

Limbaugh argued: “That is a liberal political construct right along the lines of political correctness. It’s designed to intimidate and get people to shut up and admit they are guilty for doing things they haven’t done.

“I don’t have any white privilege.”

The co-host of the show, which is aired on New York’s Power 105.1, responded: “You know what white privilege is? White privilege is what happened to George Floyd wouldn’t have happened to a white man.”

At one point in the interview, Limbaugh declared that the United States is the “greatest nation in the history of the world.”

Charlamagne argued that it’s only great for some people, adding that racially charged incidents do reflect the nation.

He said: “I think it’s easy for you to say because you’re a white male and that comes with a different level of privilege.

“And I do think America does work but it works for the people it was designed to work for. It doesn’t work for everyone else the way it works for you.”

Limbaugh, however, pointed to a country “enshrined” in individual liberty and freedom.

“America is a place with robust opportunity if you want to go out and look for it and find it,” he said.

“Now the people ripping up the streets today and last night, the Antifa types, they don’t care to find it.”


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