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Rush Limbaugh—Prized Propagandist of America's Reactionary Right-Wing—Dead at 70

"If you don't want people to speak ill of you when you die, then live decently," said one critic.

Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021) poses for a portrait on July 6th, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Harry Langdon/Getty Images)

Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021) poses for a portrait on July 6th, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Harry Langdon/Getty Images)

Longtime radio host, right-wing zealot, and enemy of the common good Rush Limbaugh died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.

"If you don't want people to speak ill of you when you die, then live decently," said writer and political observer Anand Giridharadas in response to the news that the "Bigoted King of Talk Radio" was dead.

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