Respect for Rush Limbaugh? No.

Do we owe respect in death to a man who in life espoused only disrespect?

“I am to die steeped in treasonous guilt, my name cursed, my memory unmourned.” –Paul W.S. Bowler

Literature and life have much to say on the subject. Here are a but a few literary quotes:

“It is hard to die unmourned.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

“The man… will pass away unwept, unhonoured and unsung no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him.” — Andrew Carnegie

“And when they truly die they are unmourned and unremembered. Ideas are more difficult to kill than people, but they can be killed, in the end.” ― Neil Gaiman, American Gods

“The wretch, concentred all in self,
Living, shall forfeit fair renown,
And, doubly dying, shall go down
To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,
Unwept, unhonored, and unsung.”
―Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel 1805

Scripture, likewise, has something to say on the passing of the unjust:

“Hands and hearts and minds and voices committed to working for tolerance, peace and social justice everywhere, always. ~MomzillaNC