While many conservatives, politicians, pundits around the United States mourned the passing of broadcast legend Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday, issuing touching tributes to the talk radio host for his years of influential work, others took to social media to express their hatred and disdain for him.
Just minutes after the news of Limbaugh’s death broke, “Rest in Piss,” “Good Riddance,” and “Rot in Hell” all started trending on Twitter as multiple activists, journalists, professors, politicians, and others expressed their ill will towards him, offering his family nearly no time to mourn in peace.
“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 wrote.
Let’s be clear: Rush Limbaugh was a liar, a racist, a bully, and a hideous influence on millions of Americans. I don’t wish for anyone’s death, but his is not a