Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday said flags will be lowered to half-staff in honor of conservative radio legend Rush Limbaugh, who passed away on Wednesday after a year-long battle with lung cancer.
“What we do when there’s things of this magnitude, once the date of internment for Rush is announced, we’re going to be lowering the flags to half-staff,” DeSantis said during an appearance in West Palm Beach on Friday.
The Republican governor released a strong statement upon the news of Limbaugh’s death, describing “America’s Anchorman” as the “greatest of all time” and someone who “busted through a media landscape in which a handful of media outlets served up pre-cooked, liberal narratives.”
“Through hard work, the will to succeed and, yes, talent on loan from God, Rush became the most dominant radio personality in American history,” DeSantis said in the statement.
“His skills behind the Golden EIB microphone