One way to look at this is that when Rush Limbaugh really thinks the “sloth and laziness” of Americans mostly consists of jailed drunks on disability and equivalent cases. Another interpretation is that he lacks the courage of his convictions the minute matters move from the abstract to the real.
From The Daily Dish
Another take is that he doesn’t know what he is talking about on any intellectual level. Its all just bluster and BS. When confronted by even the simplest counter-argument, he begins to contradict himself.