After the passing of radio talk show legend Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday, The New York Times wasted no time in attacking the massively influential radio host who paved the way for conservative media and gave a voice to many who felt they had otherwise been silenced.
Breaking News: Rush Limbaugh is dead at 70. The voice of conservative America, he dominated talk radio for more than three decades with his attacks on liberals, Democrats, feminists, environmentalists and others. https://t.co/fJXVIp7Fp7
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 17, 2021
The New York Times’ piece began by describing Limbaugh as “the relentlessly provocative voice of conservative America who dominated talk radio for more than three decades with shooting-gallery attacks on liberals, Democrats, feminists, environmentalists and other moving targets…”
The newspaper described him as being “a divisive darling of the right” since the time he started his nationally syndicated program during the Reagan presidency. It continues, “Using often misogynistic and