Palm Beach County officials divided on lowering flags for Rush Limbaugh

Otto I. Eovaldi
The flag at the Palm Beach County Courthouse flies high Wednesday, February 24, 2021 despite Gov. Ron DeSantis ordering that state and U.S. flags be flown at half-staff at the Palm Beach County Courthouse and Palm Beach Town Hall on Wednesday.

A 7 days immediately after controversial conservative radio personality and Palm Beach resident Hurry Limbaugh died of lung cancer, Gov. Ron DeSantis purchased that state and U.S. flags be flown at fifty percent-team at the Palm Beach front County Courthouse and Palm Beach front Town Corridor on Wednesday.

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2020 file photo, Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died.

Several hours right after dawn, Palm Seashore County officials appeared divided on how to tackle the get: The trio of U.S., point out and county flags at the courthouse in West Palm Beach remained in their typical staggered position, though throughout the Intracoastal Waterway at Palm Seashore Town Hall, the two state and U.S. flags were lowered for Limbaugh.

“Currently, our flags stay below normal protocol,” county spokeswoman Lisa De La Rionda claimed. No even more remark was supplied as to particularly why the county defied DeSantis’ buy or no matter if there have been fears of backlash.

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