Newswire: Idris Elba responds to new round of James Bond casting rumors

The idea that Idris Elba should play James Bond has been around for a few years, but resurfaced recently thanks to one of the many hacked Sony emails. Now that idea has grown into a big black specter that haunts Rush Limbaugh at night as he curls up under the covers with his flashlight and elephant doll, praying for white Jesus to protect him from a world where fictional characters can be played by people of different races, seeing as how they’re made up and all. That is to say, Limbaugh went on a bit of a tirade about the totally hypothetical casting of Elba in the role of James Bond on his show last week, saying, “He was white and Scottish. Period. That is who James Bond is, was,” before acknowledging, with not quite enough self awareness, that “I know it’s racist to probably point this out …

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