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FLASHBACK: Rush Was a Threat to Them, So They Tried to Destroy Him

February 19th, 2021 9:30 AM

The following are just a few of the most hate-filled attacks on Rush Limbaugh over the years (as culled from the MRC’s archives)

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Snerdley Pays Tribute to the Late Rush Limbaugh as Only He Could

February 19th, 2021 1:27 AM

A day after the passing of conservative icon and talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh, the man known as Bo Snerdley gave a rare interview Thursday night to Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity and delivered a beautiful set of remarks reflecting on his late friend after having served as Limbaugh’s longtime producer and call screener.

AP's Rush Limbaugh Obit Sneers at His 'Captivating Brand of Malice'

February 18th, 2021 8:58 PM

Associated Press national reporter Matt Sedensky should be entered into the Savage Limbaugh Obituary sweepstakes, describing Rush Limbaugh as "the talk radio host who ripped into liberals and laid waste to political correctness with a captivating brand of malice that made him one of the most powerful voices in politics..."

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MSNBC Invites Disgraced Franken to Trash Limbaugh: He ‘Spewed Lies’!

February 18th, 2021 3:05 PM

Just a short time after the passing of conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC welcomed on disgraced ex-Senator Al Franken and invited him hurl insults at the recently deceased media pioneer. The angry, bitter Democrat railed against Limbaugh’s influence and declared that he “spewed lies” throughout his career.

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Univision Makes Limbaugh’s Death All About Trump

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February 18th, 2021 2:50 PM

Univision, in a half-baked report on Wednesday's passing of the iconic Rush Limbaugh, makes clear both its sneering contempt of conservatism and its need to reduce everything to a tie-in with President Donald Trump.

Hateful NY Times SPEWS Dreck: Limbaugh ‘Fomented Mistrust,' 'Hate'

February 18th, 2021 2:36 PM

So much for not speaking ill of the dead. The sad news of the passing of talk show legend Rush Limbaugh made the front of Thursday’s New York Times. Robert McFadden (obituary writer) and media reporter Michael Grynbaum cowrote an ideologically hostile, tasteless remembrance: “Agitator Who Made Talk Radio A Right-Wing Attack Machine.” They wrote: "He became a singular figure…

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Vile ‘View:' Rush Limbaugh ‘Normalized Racism and Hatred'

February 18th, 2021 1:06 PM

Unsurprisingly, the mostly liberal panel at The View didn’t have anything nice to say about conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh dying from cancer, on their Thursday show.

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Obnoxious ABC Sneers at 'Bombastic' 'Divisive' Limbaugh’s Death

February 18th, 2021 11:26 AM

ABC’s Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl “honored” influential conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh, who passed at age 70 from cancer Wednesday, with a sneering derogatory report on Good Morning America, Thursday.

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CBS Seethes Over ‘Bigot’ Rush, But Gushed Over 'Progressive' Porn King

February 18th, 2021 11:00 AM

CBS This Morning’s co-hosts on Thursday joined the classless chorus of attacks trashing Rush Limbaugh in death. The journalists used words like “divisive, “racist” and “bigot” for the radio icon. CBS This Morning is the same show that, just a few weeks ago, praised porn king Larry Flynt for being a nuanced progressive figure, rather than a sleezy exploiter of women.

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MSNBC, CNN Can't Find Morning News of Rush's Death

February 18th, 2021 10:53 AM

Love Rush Limbaugh or hate him, it is undeniable that he was a huge, transformative media figure. If there was ever a more impactful conservative media voice, this NewsBusters can't think of who it might be. And yet, incredibly, despicably, neither MSNBC's Morning Joe nor CNN's New Day devoted any time to a discussion of Rush's passing. On New Day, the blackout was absolute. The word "…

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Evil: MSNBC’s Reid, Guests Gleefully Spit on Rush Limbaugh’s Grave

February 17th, 2021 11:30 PM

With Wednesday’s passing of conservative icon Rush Limbaugh, venom coarsened through the left and their media pals as many openly celebrated his death. MSNBC’s The ReidOut was no exception with host Joy Reid, conservative-turned-ardent liberal Charlie Sykes, and Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank rhetorically spitting on his grave as having made Americans dumber and…

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Mike Pence Honors Rush Limbaugh: ‘The Anchor of Conservatism’

February 17th, 2021 4:05 PM

Mike Pence appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to mark the passing of Rush Limbaugh and honor the man he called the “anchor of conservatism.” The former Vice President praised the legacy of the talk radio star: “When I served in the House of Representatives, he was our greatest champion when we were fighting a rearguard action for conservative values in Republican and Democrat…

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MSNBC Obit Lambasts Limbaugh as ‘Polarizing’ and Racist

February 17th, 2021 3:52 PM

On Wednesday afternoon, the wife of conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh announced that his advanced-stage lung cancer had taken his life. Unfortunately, within mere minutes of the news, several left-wing media outlets felt that they couldn’t report on Limbaugh’s death without first denouncing him as a racist, divisive, drug-addled bigot.…

Media Mock ‘A**hole,' ‘Terrible Person’ Limbaugh after His Death

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February 17th, 2021 3:08 PM

Leftists' reactions to the tragic death of Rush Limbaugh have been, in a word, unhinged. Limbaugh, one of the most prolific figures in the history of American conservative media, passed away on February 17 at the age of 70 after a long battle with lung cancer. The talk radio giant and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner was best known for his mega-popular radio show, The Rush…