“Limbaugh cries about his cancer! The worst 15 minutes in radio history!” Savage wrote on Twitter. “A big cup of coffee was poured across and across the site. I assure my audience- I will not pull with you! Congratulations Rush, but stop and leave the stage with dignity.”
“Compare this to Lou Kehrik at Yankee Stadium,” he continued.
Limbaugh Announced in February That he is suffering from advanced lung cancer.
On Monday, after recent scans showed “some improvement in cancer”, he gave his listeners a clear update on his condition, saying it was “not dramatic”, but a step in the wrong direction.
“From the moment you get diagnosed, there’s a part of you every day. Well, that’s it, life is over, you never know when,” Limbaugh said. “So, after the diagnosis, you do what you can to prolong your life and do what you can to live a happy life. You measure happy life against any drug. ”
“It’s hard to realize that the days when I didn’t think I was on death row are over,” he continued.
Savage’s comments drew heavy backlash from users on social media.
“As a nurse practitioner working in bone marrow transplant surgery, her updates are advanced and exciting. Many patients are unable to voice their true feelings.
“I think I’m talking about, oh, everybody STFU when you say complete t —– pie.” Journalist Megin Kelly tweeted.
“Have you been hacked or are you bad?” Rita Panahi, columnist for the Australian-based Herald Sun newspaper, said.
California Attorney Harmeet K. Dillon, simply wrote: “Follow.”
“The Rush Limbaugh Show” first aired in 1988 and has received numerous awards and accolades. The longtime American radio personality received the Presidential Medal during Trump’s State of the Union speech, just days after hearing his diagnosis.
Fox News’ Brian Flood contributed to this report
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