Rush Limbaugh Calls George HW Bush Media Tributes ‘Phony’

Kathryn Cook

Rush Limbaugh speaks at the 2010 Miss America Pageant.

Once again, Rush Limbaugh is speaking his mind on a hot topic.

As family members prepare to lay the late President George H.W. Bush to rest, tributes from fans, celebrities, and family members have been pouring in. The elder Bush passed away on Friday, November 30. But not everyone thinks that the tributes are exactly genuine. During an appearance on Fox News earlier this morning, Rush Limbaugh called out the media, calling their tributes to the 41st President “phony,” according to Real Clear Politics.

It all began when Fox News personality Shannon Bream asked Limbaugh why he thought that the media was “fawning” over George Bush — and how it was that he was being called such a “great” and “different” Republican leader in comparison to others. This was after Bream explained that they needed to rework some headlines to “mediate negative reaction to the death of President Bush,” and Limbaugh had a strong opinion on the matter.

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