Rush Limbaugh struck a hopeful note in his final show of the year on Wednesday, countering comments made the previous day by president-elect Joe Biden that “our darkest days in the battle against COVID are ahead of us, not behind us.”
Limbaugh, who received a diagnosis in February of stage four lung cancer, told listeners that doctors weren’t sure he would still be alive on election day, and that he considers every new day a gift.
Praising the American people for adapting to adverse circumstances and figuring out how to beat them, Limbaugh offered encouragement.
“It’s never, ever gonna be time to give up on our country,” Limbaugh said. It will never be time to give up on the United States. It will never be time to give up on yourself. Trust me.”
Limbaugh has continued hosting his top-rated radio show through his illness, taking time off when he has to get treatments that have helped keep the cancer at bay.
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