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Celebrity Culture: Rush Limbaugh and the Nineties Roots of “Cancel Culture”
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Celebrity Culture: Rush Limbaugh and the Nineties Roots of “Cancel Culture”

If you weren’t around for it, it’s a little hard to explain how and why Rush Limbaugh, the right-wing broadcaster who died this week, was (very briefly) a member of the commentary crew for Sunday NFL Countdown back in 2003.* Nationally televised professional sports is a realm so allergic to controversy, and to any association…