Nil nisi bonum. Do not speak ill of the dead. The Latin proverb has provided sage advice for centuries, yet the passing of Rush Limbaugh has caused some to turn to another thought leader: Mark Twain, who once observed on the death of a famous public figure, “I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” Mr. Limbaugh might have appreciated the humor, but then, it was probably too subtle for his taste.
Mourn Rush Limbaugh’s death, then bury his shock-jock approach to politics
February 19, 2021