Florida's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis praised Rush Limbaugh mightily today after the radio giant passed away from a battle with lung cancer.

DeSantis made a public statement on Facebook that stated, "Casey and I are saddened to learn of the passing of fellow Floridian and our friend, Rush Limbaugh" and then posted an image of his full statement for all to share.

READ Ron DeSantis' statement praising Rush Limbaugh as the GOAT of conservative radio:

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And if you weren't sure what GOAT means, it stands for Greatest of all Time.

Ron isn't comparing the guy to a farm goat. I know some folks may not be up on the lingo these days, so thought I'd let you know.

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