Who is rush limbaugh dating now

What Left-wingers, or 'Rush-deniers', as he calls them, don't get about the self-aggrandising Limbaugh is that he is first and foremost a satirist: funny, self-mocking and entertaining.He couldn't have held his audience for 20 years if he was only nasty, bigoted and extremely Right wing.

He has also had his quota of criticism from the media, or the liberal media, as he tends to call it.

He hates interviews and has rarely given any, though he does have a soft spot for this newspaper, because it was once owned by his sometime friend and neighbour Conrad Black (currently serving a 6½-year jail sentence for fraud; Limbaugh wrote a letter to the judge attesting to Lord Black's good character).

And he says he's not retiring until everyone agrees with him.

He is on air now – I can hear him over the speakers – 'Welcome back, this is Rush Limbaugh, your shining light, the doctor of democracy, the all-knowing, all-sensing, all-caring Maha Rushie…' I get slightly lost as I'm looking for the control booth and end up in his private washroom.

But even if he could hear, he probably wouldn't listen. He keeps it up for three hours at a stretch, five days a week from noon until three.

There are commercial breaks and phone-ins, but mostly it is him delivering homilies on politics and current affairs, extemporaneously. Some 20 million Americans tune in to hear it on 600 stations across what he calls 'this fruited land'.

His studio is on the third floor of a (purposefully) anonymous building 100 yards off the white sands of Palm Beach, Florida, and about a mile from his gated mansion (the one next to Chuck Norris's).

Along with the Gulfstream jet (cost: million), fleet of sports cars and eight-year contract, worth 0 million, this mansion is his reward for being the most listened-to talk-radio host in America, a title he has held for 20 years. Professional Right-wing controversialists do tend to upset people, and Limbaugh has had his share of death threats.

When Former Secretary of State Colin Powell announced a few days ago that he would be breaking with his party to vote for Obama, Limbaugh said it was only because he was black. He was being insulting, of course, on many levels, to both men, but at least he was being consistent with the Limbaugh world view, the view of the fabled 'angry white man'.

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