While he's not exactly from Ferguson, Rush Limbaugh was born and grew up only 127 miles away in Cape Girardeau Missouri. The fact that the most famous and successful bigot in the USA is from the vicinity of Ferguson doesn't necessarily say anything about the culture of the region, but something else does. There is a statue of Limbaugh in the Missouri state capitol [See below]. Limbaugh is perhaps the most divisive and hateful person in all of media and by law he is honored with a statue in the state capitol of Missouri. That doesn't mean all white Missourians are bigots and racists, it just means that a majority of the state's legislature are, and proud of it!
ST. LOUIS • Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh,
at the center of a storm of criticism for derogatory remarks directed
at a young law school student, is set to be honored by the Missouri
Legislature with a statue at the state Capitol.
House Speaker Steven Tilley, R-Perryville, confirmed
Monday that Limbaugh, who, like Tilley, hails from southeast Missouri,
will be honored with a place in the Hall of Famous Missourians, a circle
of busts in the Capitol rotunda recognizing prominent Missouri