by Scoobie Davis
Rush's radio show just started and he is began by glibly discussing his experiences in Philly yesterday. About three minutes into the show, he started to tell his listeners about the bond he had with them. He's beginning to discuss the drug allegations. I will update.
9:15 AM PST UPDATE: Limbaugh said about the drug investigation that he doesn't know what he's dealing with and he doesn't want to comment on it right now. Transcript forthcoming.
UPDATE: Here's the transcript of Limbaugh's comments on the drug allegations. After effusively thanking his radio listeners, Limbaugh briefly addressed the drug allegations:
I’m a little frustrated that I haven’t yet gotten to the bottom of what all this is about and I’m very much desirous of telling you about this. But until I know exactly what this is--and I don’t yet—it just makes no sense to start delving into it. I don’t want to deal with hypotheticals and I don’t want to respond to what the press—I’m very tempted—I’m not going to even go there. But, I want to say: trust me. Look, it makes no sense for me to go there. I’m not even going to tell you how to look at that stuff that’s in the press. It’s just—I’m not even going to characterize it yet. Just trust me on this: when I find out all that this is, that, aside from those that are closest to me in my personal and business orb, you all are very close to the personal orb, you are going to be among the first to know—from me. Now the ESPN thing...