Mark Wilson / Getty ImagesRadio personality Rush Limbaugh reacts after former first lady Melania Trump gives him the Presidential Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)
Prominent leftists responded to the passing of radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh with a flurry of hateful tweets.
The conservative icon had been battling advanced lung cancer for more than a year and died Wednesday at the age of 70.
Soon after news of Limbaugh’s death broke, “rest in p–s” started trending on Twitter with many leftist writers and media figures joining in.
WARNING: The following tweets contain vulgar language that some readers will find offensive.
“RIP Rush Limbaugh, he got sucked down a toilet while shouting racial slurs,” Jason Gilbert, an employee of The Daily Show,