Limbaugh Uses Death Of Mandela To Lecture American Civil Rights LeadersDecember 6, 2013 1:29 PM EST ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF
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LIMBAUGH: So here's Nelson Mandela, "Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies." Nelson Mandela actually lived through the indignities, the punishment, the discrimination, the horrors of the South African apartheid system. Came out of it -- you realize when he was inaugurated president, he invited as his special guests the white jailers from his Robben Island prison? He literally did forgive everybody.
Twenty seven years of the prime of his life and he said resentment's like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Nelson Mandela would not qualify as a civil rights leader in this country with that philosophy. They can't let it go. It's become too big a business. They will not let it go. Mandela let it go. It just -- amazing.