There He Is: Miss America Judge Rush Limbaugh

Glenn Beck needs something really great to upstage this
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 9, 2009 5:06 PM CDT
Rush Limbaugh talks with guests in the East Room of the White House, Jan. 13, 2009.   (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
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(Newser) – The perennially publicity-hungry Miss America Pageant will shake up the judges' panel for the January event by adding a lightning rod: Rush Limbaugh. The right-wing titan isn't the first political blowhard to serve as a judge—MSNBC's Chris Matthews did a stint in 2007—but the pageant "has never been so overtly Republican as to invite one of the party’s largest mouthpieces to serve as a judge," writes John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Sun. Circle Jan. 30 on your calendar now.