Following the announcement of the passing of conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh, professors immediately flocked to Twitter to express their excitement.
On Wednesday, Limbaugh passed away nearly four months after announcing that he had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. He was 70 years old.
It took just minutes after the announcement for professors from elite institutions across the country to mock Limbaugh’s death.
Sarah Parcak, an anthropology professor at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, said she hoped that Limbaugh suffered until his last breath. “When a terrible piece of scum who caused immeasurable harm to millions dies, there is no sympathy,” Parcak said. “Only a desire that they suffered until their last breath.”
In a since-deleted tweet, James McMaster, an assistant professor in Asian American studies and gender and women’s/LGBTQ+ studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said he was grateful the world lost Limbaugh. “Very grateful that