Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, two of the outspoken liberal hosts on “the view” teamed up to argue that Rush Limbaugh is unworthy of the “medal of freedom” and claimed without offering proof that Rush is “racist” and “misogynist.”
“How about if you’re going to give the Medal of Freedom to someone who actually has made differences in the country and done all kinds of stuff,” Goldberg ranted “how about giving it to Elijah Cummings’ wife as a thank you for all of his service?”
Rush Limbaugh is considered a legendary pioneer in conservative radio.
Per Wikipedia he is very active in multiple charities. Limbaugh holds an annual fundraising telethon called the “EIB Cure-a-Thon” for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In 2006, the EIB Cure-a-Thon conducted its 16th annual telethon, raising $1.7 million, totaling over $15 million since the first cure-a-thon. According to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society annual reports, Limbaugh personally contributed between $100,000 and $499,999 from 2000 to 2005 and in 2007
Limbaugh also conducts an annual drive to help the Marine Corps–Law Enforcement Foundation collect contributions to provide scholarships for children of Marines and law enforcement officers and agents who have died in the line of duty.
In 2016, then President Barack Obama presented a Medal of Freedom to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Per NBC, In a press statement, the White House paid tribute to DeGeneres’ varied body of professional work — from her popular daytime talk show to her voice-over work on the films “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory” — as well as her advocacy work.
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