We don’t usually highlight old tweets, but today we’ll make an exception.

Thanks to Twitter user @ExJon for digging those up.

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Update:

We have revised this post for clarity and precision.  The original headline read: “Flashback: Eric Boehlert taunts Rush Limbaugh and Michelle Malkin over Detroit’s awesome economy.”