As you know, at Tuesday Night's State of the Union, President Trump awarded Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In a series of tactless remarks, Jim Acosta and the co-hosts of The View
mocked Rush Limbaugh after receiving the nation's highest civilian award.
On Monday the conservative icon revealed that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Arriving to the State of the Union in a wheel chair, the ailing Limbaugh was seated next to first lady Melania Trump who bestowed the medal.
In an attempt to sabotage the ceremonious moment, CNN’s Jim Acosta said,
“It can’t be forgotten he was awarding the Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh, who has a history of making derogatory comments about African-Americans. So, I think, you know, overall it’s a wash.”
That’s when James Golden (A.K.A. Bo Snerdley), who is African American and the producer of the Rush Limbaugh Show
, challenged Acosta's statement via Twitter:
Commenting on The View
, Whoopi Goldberg criticized Limbaugh as someone not deserving of the nation's highest civilian honor while Joy Behar went further claiming, "He's been so racist and so misogynistic over the years, to give him--who's next, Roger Stone? How about giving it to him? Or Steve Bannon?"
Following the liberal co-host's statements, Golden extended the challenge to Behar.
Golden asserts, "I'm sick of the fake news lying and weaponizing race. Acosta and Behar need to provide the list or shut up and apologize!"