Limbaugh, an unflinchingly conservative radio host and icon, died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer. “I’m calling on Joe Biden to purchase flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Rush Limbaugh,” Boebert tweeted on Friday.
But her call was met opposition.
News of Limbaugh’s death dealt a heavy blow to conservatives who saw him as a courageous truth-teller who wasn’t scared to fall on the wrong side of political accuracy in his pursuit of standing against the tyranny of the elite, the idiocies of huge government and the out-of-touch left-wing academics and reporters.
On the other hand, Democrats and critics have actually continued to oppose Limbaugh’s rhetoric after his death, with some associating the country’s political polarization to his supposed use of bigoted lies and “alternate” realities.
Democratic Representative Ruben Gallego of Arizona tweeted, “You didn’t call on President Trump to ask him to lower the flag for the officer eliminated throughout the January sixth insurrection … however y