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1. Watch the two videos about conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, who died on Wednesday. He had a nationally syndicated show for over 30 years.

Rush was successful because he verbalized what millions in this country think/believe.

He was a sincere man who “believed America is a good and decent place worth preserving.”
How does this idea and those expressed in the videos differ from any news reports you heard/watched about Rush Limbaugh?

2. What do you think is the cartoonist’s intended meaning?

CHALLENGE: Rush Limbaugh’s show was the most-listened-to radio show in the United States.  He had an audience of tens of millions of listeners.  Do you know anyone who listened to Rush? Ask them why they listened.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Pat Cross


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