Hypocrisy knows no bounds. Forgetting their actions over the previous eight years, the leftists are suddenly quite exercised at the notion that "Rush wants Obama to fail." Of course, that's not what Rush said - he just wants Obama's ideas and policies to fail, in order for America to succeed. Not letting a little truth like that get in the way of a calculated propaganda ploy, they've made Rush the poster boy for the "hated opposition" and the putative leader of the Republican Party.
An old saying comes to mind: "superior minds are concerned with ideas, average minds are concerned with events and inferior minds are concerned with personalities" Doesn't reflect well on the Dems, does it? In truth, it reflects no better on the Republicans. They display nothing different in the arena of ideas, so Rush and the Repubs don't actually offer any real alternative to Obama. When it comes to government, a choice between bigger and biggest is no choice at all. Rush is (at best) just managed opposition.
Here's the perspective of a guy who actually has some ideas, like sound money, free markets and individual liberty (!):