I do not believe for one moment the allegations raised against Rush Limbaugh. The sad state of American politics is becoming apparent. Today, people who run on the Republican side are subjected to a complete investigation of the entirety of their personal lives. The Democrats are the greatest practitioners of this politics of personal destruction.
Looking at General Clark's entry into the presidential race and the statements of General Shelton, Conservatves did not seek to find out what issues of character led Shelton to declare he would not vote for Clark. Most issues that have been raised have been on the General's record.
I fear for our Republic when as conservatives, we allow the media to require that our leaders have angelic past. As Madison said, "If men were angels, we would not need government.