The moment I learned of the “Great Maha Rushie’s” passing, I was sitting down at a microphone in the middle of my first segment of a daily three-hour nationally syndicated radio show that airs from 12 to 2 p.m. Eastern — just like Rush.
There aren’t too many people who are going to have that particular memory. For that I owe Rush Limbaugh a debt that I will try, but never succeed, to repay fully for the remainder of my life.
My debt to Rush is much greater than simply having him be responsible for creating the entire industry of talk radio, an industry into which I entered into late in 2020 with my own show. Before The Charlie Kirk Show, there was Turning Point USA (TPUSA). Before there was TPUSA, there were the ideas in the mind of a rebellious and out-of-place teenager in the north Chicago suburbs. Rush Limbaugh