Seattle Post-Intelligencer
November 13, 2007

Rush demeans Eskimo teenager

By Joel Connelly

The latest target for demonizing by right-wing talk
radio is an 18-year-old Yup’ik Eskimo woman who
traveled to Washington, D.C., this month to tell what
global warming is doing to her remote home village of
St. Michael, Alaska.

Charlee Lockwood spoke of how moose have moved north,
berry patches produce less fruit and the catch is
declining at her family’s fish camp. “Our culture will
die because everyone will have to move someplace and
there will be no one to teach them,” she told a House

Over about 600 radio stations last week, however, talk-
radio king Rush Limbaugh declared that Lockwood’s
testimony made him “really want to puke. I just want to
throw up.”

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