''Most of all, you want someone you can hear. Limbaugh has been deaf for many years. He can make out speech thanks to a cochlear implant, but not music. What he can do is remember songs from the past. As a young top forty DJ, Rush played Elton John songs a thousand times. He knows them by heart. For him, hiring Sir Elton was not a social statement. It was, I’m pretty sure, the act of a guy who wants to entertain his guests, make his wife happy and dance at his own wedding.''
Zev Chafets, author of a biography about Rush Limbaugh, weighing in on the recent controversy over why Elton John, world-famous gay singer, accepted $1 million to sing at the wedding of Rush Limbaugh. (Wall Street Journal)