Conservative broadcasters mourned the loss of Rush Limbaugh, a titan of the craft, on Wednesday following his death from complications from lung cancer that morning.
Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, announced her husband’s passing at the top of his radio show on Wednesday, marking an end to the yearlong battle Limbaugh fought with late-stage lung cancer. Conservative broadcasters that followed Rush roundly thanked him for his courage and credited him as an “indispensable” voice for conservatism.
“RIP Rush Limbaugh, the creator of talk radio and by extension the alternative media, an indispensable and iconic conservative voice,” Ben Shapiro, co-founder of The Daily Wire and host of the podcast and radio show The Ben Shapiro Show, tweeted.
RIP Rush Limbaugh, the creator of talk radio and by extension the alternative media, an indispensable and iconic conservative voice.
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) February 17, 2021
Glenn Beck, founder of the radio and television network The Blaze, called Limbaugh a “hero to