The world is a slightly better place this morning, with him out of it.
Limbaugh was an influencer before the age of social media, a hot-take machine before people stopped pausing to think about what they were saying ahead of sending those words out into the world. And he embodied a counterpunch to what many on the right contended was a liberal media establishment — even as he offended millions with his racist, sexist and homophobic routines and diatribes.
Featured image: Rush Limbaugh, 2019, by Gage Skidmore. (Source and license.)