Rush Bust Unveiled in MO State Capitol Amid Lies, Secrecy and Bitterness

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Sculptor E. Spencer Schubert hard at work on the bust of Rush Limbaugh that was unveiled, amid much secrecy, earlier today.
Oh, that we were in Jefferson City right now, under the capitol dome, on the House floor where, at this very minute, legislators are proudly unveiling the latest statue to grace the Hall of Famous Missourians: the long-awaited (by somebody, probably) bust of Rush Limbaugh.

But wait! It looks as though this was a private ceremony, albeit one on government property, and in order to go, one had to be invited. And also one that was held three hours before the legislature was scheduled to convene.

Fortunately, through the magic of Twitter -- and, by the way, when does Jack Dorsey get his bust, huh? -- we were able to follow the ceremony through the eyes and iPhones of St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin, the Post-Dispatch's Virginia Young, the Kansas City Star's Jason Hancock, Progress Missouri's Sean Nicholson and FiredUp!Missouri.

There was a velvet rope:

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There was security:

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Somebody probably deemed it necessary, since the man was there, in the flesh as well as the bronze.

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But it was an overwhelmingly friendly crowd. Friendly in the sense of "friends lie to make you feel better about yourself."

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ngoth02
ngoth02

Disgusting and deplorable to have this man's bust sitting next to our other respected Missourians.  Tilley should be ashamed.  I hope he loses his next election.  If he really believed in his decision this would not have been done in secret.  Also shame on anyone caught clapping.  I'd like to read the names of those that did.

Pete Pepper
Pete Pepper

Hopefully it will be placed outside with a ring of bird feeders around it so that it can be shown in its fully glory.  Or maybe a the bottom of a latrine.

jumpinjezebel
jumpinjezebel

This can't be defaced too soon. The proper bust would be of his gigantic rear end so all the Mega-Ditto heads could go by and kiss it.

Kpryan
Kpryan

Don't laugh - 

Limbo DID 'earn the respect' of this Democrat.

See, I was a lifelong Republican until I spent a few years listening to the Brainwasher and watching the Bush Team & Neocons royally screw the US (and large parts of the world).

So I became a Democrat.  And, I have Limbo, in part, to thank.  I don't know if that equates with respect, but it's the best I can do.

RockyMissouri
RockyMissouri

Disgraceful, and an embarrassment to all Missourians...... We are the laughingstock of the nation... And, in addition to the insult of the bust, Branson has decided to build a huge godawful cross.........it's not about piety, or reverence....

Fuck-suburbs
Fuck-suburbs

Why the fuck would a hillbilly raise so much money to erect the statue of pig in the capital? Does it remind him of the night as a child where he lost his virginity fucking his daddy's farm animals?

I am the Egg Man.
I am the Egg Man.

I bet you really thought long and hard to come up with that one. Nahh..u probably just spew shit out of your monthly on a regular basis.

Fuck-suburbs
Fuck-suburbs

That's ok, I never did fuck a cow, pig, chicken or a sibling. Tilley and the rest of his backwoods fucksticks have probably done all of the above, not including the night his daddy buggered him when he was six. It's a backwoods missurah country tradition to do these things you know. Sounds like you know all too well. Yeehaw!!!!!!

Chris
Chris

 Is that you, Doug?

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