Twitter liberals celebrate Rush Limbaugh’s death: ‘I’m glad’ he lived long enough to ‘get cancer and die’


While conservatives across the nation mourned the loss of talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh Wednesday, liberals on Twitter celebrated the announcement of his death.

“It’s easy to make fun of Rush Limbaugh right now, but it’s important to remember that he also brought a lot of people a lot of joy by dying,” TV writer Mike Drucker reacted.

“If I had to say something positive I guess I’m glad Rush Limbaugh lived long enough to get cancer and die,” comedian Paul F. Tompkins said.

“The idea that you say artificially nice things about people after they die is weird. I’ve never understood the logic of it. Rush Limbaugh was a terrible person while he was alive. He made a living by attacking the powerless. His death does not in anyway change or redeem that,” the Young Turks host Cenk Uygur tweeted.

“Feeling very sorry for the people of Hell who now have to deal with Rush Limbaugh for the rest of eternity,” musician Finneas wrote.

“Rush Limbaugh was one of the most harmful and poisonous people in the modern United States of America,” political analyst Jared Yates Sexton declared. “His pursuit of wealth and power hurt untold numbers of people and wrought incalculable damage to pol… (Read more)

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