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Limbaugh Guest Makes Imus Look Tame

Jan. 30 2008, Published 8:05 a.m. ET

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IMUS WOULD BE PROUD Limbaugh, targets Obama and Sharpton (inset)

Forget that Imus guy. Before he was slinging his wannabe hipster, racially insensitive lingo, one of Rush Limbaugh's sidekicks sang the words "Barack the Magic Negro" to the tune of "Puff the Magic Dragon." Listen here.

The song is performed by white comedian Paul Shanklin mimicking Rev. Al Sharpton in a bad "black" voice, and it's based on an LA Times article that explains how the "Magic Negro" was a figure in lore who cropped up during the Brown vs. Board of Education era.

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Rev. Sharpton, got room for another guest this week?

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IMUS WOULD BE PROUD Limbaugh, targets Obama and Sharpton (inset)

Forget that Imus guy. Before he was slinging his wannabe hipster, racially insensitive lingo, one of Rush Limbaugh's sidekicks sang the words "Barack the Magic Negro" to the tune of "Puff the Magic Dragon." Listen here.

The song is performed by white comedian Paul Shanklin mimicking Rev. Al Sharpton in a bad "black" voice, and it's based on an LA Times article that explains how the "Magic Negro" was a figure in lore who cropped up during the Brown vs. Board of Education era.

Rev. Sharpton, got room for another guest this week?

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