Rush Limbaugh Says John Kerry Is Too Old To Ride A Bicycle

Fitness Expert Rush Limbaugh Blasts John Kerry For... Exercising

Rush Limbaugh took to the airwaves on Monday to mock John Kerry for the broken leg the secretary of state sustained in a bicycle accident near Geneva over the weekend.

In the space of just a few moments on his radio show, Limbaugh managed to insult Kerry's age, recreational habits and physical appearance, according to remarks posted on his website:

"Do you know how old John Kerry is? It's tough, you know. You can't tell a horse's age when you look it, and since Kerry looks like a horse, it's tough. But he's 71 years old. Now, would somebody tell me something? What is a 71-year-old man, secretary of state, doing riding a bicycle -- or, alternatively, windsurfing off Nantucket? Why is somebody riding a bicycle while in the midst of sensitive negotiations and attempting to secure nuclear weapons for Iran? Exercise? BS."

Kerry is a longtime cyclist who has been known to bring his bike with him on trips. However, Limbaugh claimed that Kerry was bicycling "for the photo-op, trying to look hip with the young generation that thinks life is all about exercise and fitness and so forth."

"You'd have never seen Dean Rusk with a bicycle out there. You'd have never seen Dean Acheson out there at Dulles on a bike," Rush said referring to other secretaries of state. "You'd have never seen the great Colin Powell out there on a bicycle heading off to a meeting at the UN. This is embarrassing."

Limbaugh also made reference to Kerry's combat service in Vietnam, for which he was decorated with a number of medals, including three Purple Hearts.

"John Kerry should apply for another Purple Heart. Yeah, another Purple Heart," Limbaugh said. "Well, it was an on-the-job injury, kind of, taking a break from sensitive negotiations with the Iranians, riding his stupid bicycle."

Limbaugh, 64, did not serve in the military.

(h/t Mediaite)

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