Appearing on Megyn Kelly’s podcast, The Megyn Kelly Show, former Fox News host Eric Bolling discussed the legacy of conservative radio legend, Rush Limbaugh.
“This is the guy who created talk radio,” Kelly said. “You wouldn’t even know who Sean Hannity was if it hadn’t been for Rush Limbaugh. He created a lane that didn’t exist.”
Limbaugh passed away on Wednesday morning at 70-years-old, after a year-long battle with lung cancer. Kelly continued to describe Limbaugh’s meteoric rise from media-unknown to conservative legend.
“He was from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, born in 1951, just for people who don’t know anything about him,” Kelly explained. “He started off as a little sort of helper in some local radio station, and then found his way out of there to report something he called Barn News at another small station, he found a way to make that fun. Then wound up getting a syndicated show, 56 radio stations at first, and it grew