Wednesday on FNC’s “The Ingraham Angle,” former Vice President Mike Pence, who before politics was an Indiana talk show host, credited Rush Limbaugh for the opportunities he had in his radio and political careers.
According to Pence, Limbaugh, who succumbed to lung cancer and passed away earlier in the day on Wednesday, told host Laura Ingraham that he would always be grateful to Limbaugh for what he had done in his role as the “anchor of conservatism.”
“People wouldn’t know this about me — but Rush Limbaugh came of age in about 1989, and it was literally at a time, you know, you had an incredible career in radio,” Pence said. “But in the ’80s, literally, 8:00 a.m. radio was dying. And Rush Limbaugh stepped in as a force of nature, and he transformed and invented conservative talk radio. In the early 1990s, I was drawn into that medium, and