Rush Limbaugh, Geddy Lee, RUSH

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More people are rushing out of the Rush Limbaugh business following his tirade against Georgetown student and birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke.

The latest to join the exodus? Canadian rockers Rush.

Hot on the heels of Peter Gabriel's move yesterday to pull his music from Limbaugh's show, the band has fired a cease-and-desist letter to the embattled radio host demanding he stop using their music as well.

Turns out, Rush's song "The Spirit of Radio" was playing when the host unleashed his infamous, inappropriate-on-all-levels attack against Fluke, whom he called a "slut" and a "prostitute."

The band is none too happy that they unknowingly provided the soundtrack to the rant.

"The public performance of Rush's music is not licensed for political purposes and any such use is in breach of public performance licenses and constitutes copyright infringement," the letter states. "In addition, the use of Rush's music in this manner implies an endorsement of the views expressed and products advertised on the show."

Despite his apology, Limbaugh continues to hemorrhage sponsors. At least 20 advertisers have now hightailed it from his show, including biggies like AOL, the Cleveland Cavaliers and ProFlowers.

The conservative radio host got an unlikely ally when left-leaning pundit Bill Maher tweeted his support of Limbaugh.

And in a spectacular display of bad timing, Missouri legislators announced that Limbaugh will be honored with a bronze bust to be placed at the Missouri state Capitol, alongside statues of other famous Missourians.

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