Kondracke: "I think that the [Republican] leadership is afraid of Rush Limbaugh, frankly" Video ››› August 10, 2009 8:47 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the August 10 edition of Fox News' Special Report: Loading the player reg... Previously: Frum says GOP taking on "lemming role" because Limbaugh is "not only claiming, but is being accepted" as its "figurehead" O'Reilly: Steele "doesn't want to get into a fight with Rush Limbaugh, that would be suicide for him" Short Link copy link Posted In Health Care, Health Care Reform Network/Outlet Fox News Channel Person Mort Kondracke, Rush Limbaugh Show/Publication Special Report with Bret Baier We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.