Missouri Buys $1K Camera to Protect Limbaugh Bust

House clerk hopes to keep vandals away
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2012 5:46 PM CDT
Missouri Buys $1K Camera to Protect Limbaugh Bust
Missouri Speaker of the House Steven Tilley applauds Rush Limbaugh on May 14.   (AP Photo/Julie Smith)

This is bound to offend Rush Limbaugh's big-government sensibilities: Missouri has shelled out $1,100 in public money to buy a security camera to protect a bronze bust of the broadcaster, reports AP. The bust is parked among those of other Missouri luminaries in the state Capitol, but the House clerk has fielded so many threats and angry calls that he authorized the Limbaugh cam to ward off vandals. (Read more Missouri stories.)

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