Rush Limbaugh is known for his brash, sometimes over-the-top candor, but did he take it too far?

The conservative talk radio host referred to President Barack Obama as a “jackass”, and went on to call him an “economic illiterate” and even an “idiot, where capitalism is concerned.”

The insults came in the middle of a monologue on Obama’s position on extending the Bush tax cuts to all but the top two percent of wage earners.

Check it out in the video below.

What do YOU think?