Radio show host Rush Limbaugh praised Nelson Mandela, the former South African president who died this week, as a man who suffered the horrors of apartheid and prison without letting it turn him "bitter and angry."
What defines a controversy? What makes a radio program controversial? If we’re being completely honest, anyone can find controversy in just about anything. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure; one man’s controversy is another man’s hot topic of the day. Last Friday, Rush Limbaugh did what Rush Limbaugh has been doing for many years. To borrow from his own words, he used absurdity to shine light upon the absurd.