Truthdig salutes Michael J. Fox, who reacted with grace when right-wing hate-machine Rush Limbaugh accused the actor of faking the symptoms of his Parkinson’s disease in order to curry political favor for stem cell research.

We find it distasteful even to write about Rush, but when he steps this far over the line, we feel we have no choice but to hold him up to the public humiliation he so richly deserves.

  • Watch Fox’s ad:


  • Watch Limbaugh’s response (inside a Keith Olbermann segment):

    Rush mocks


  • Read a Media Matters story about Limbaugh’s (non)apology

  • Watch Fox’s graceful response to Limbaugh’s baseless attack:

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