Rush Limbaugh scared of Nissan polar bear


You'd think Rush Limbaugh would have his hands full with political hot potatoes this election season. However, the talk-show host took a detour in topics earlier this week to play ad critic. Rush takes umbrage with the new "Polar Bear" ad (below) for the Nissan Leaf, done by TBWA\Chiat\Day, claiming its "pathetic" propaganda is designed to further the climate-change "hoax." The ad in question opens with melting glaciers and a polar bear floating around on a tiny ice floe before he's forced to roam a large city, where he eventually gives a surprise bear hug to a man getting in a Nissan Leaf electric car. It's all balderdash, according to Limbaugh. "The whole thing is a fraud," he declared. No matter where you stand on this kind of issue, Rush concludes with practical advice we can all agree on: "My friends, don't ever try to hug a polar bear. You will die. A polar bear will rip your head off. If a polar bear shows up in your driveway, run for the hills—or don't leave your house. Do not go out there and let it hug you."