Since received in February, the right-wing radio star has inaccurately compared the to the common cold, praised anti-lockdown protests, accused Democrats of “weaponizing” the virus, suggested the virus is an actual bioweapon, promoted conspiracy theories about death tolls and described wearing masks as a “sign of weakness.”
Limbaugh is the top-rated talk radio host in the country. Among conservative , he is the second most trusted source for news, behind only . He is estimated to reach a cumulative audience of around 15.5 million people each week, according to Talkers Magazine, a radio trade publication. Vice President has repeatedly appeared on Limbaugh’s show since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, and Limbaugh claims that President calls him on a weekly basis.