And just when you’d think they were more malignant than ever Hell could be, they could occasionally show more grace than Heaven ever dreamed of. Often the same individual was involved. It was this free-will thing, of course. It was a bugger. — Good Omens

Rush Limbaugh, awful human being par excellence, has been diagnosed with “advanced” lung cancer. Avid readers may recall an earlier comment of mine about how cancer support groups tend to weed out the horrible brutes? This is that essay.

First of all, a little bit of background before you get off of your high horse and accuse me…