Rush Limbaugh announced today that he would launch his own line of sweet tea, called Two if By Tea: From Tea to Shining Tea - an homage to the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem about his good friend Paul Revere.
The embattled radio host said the tea represents traditional American values of capitalism and the pursuit of excellence, reported My Fox DC.
The tea is being sold online in 12-packs that cost $23.76. A portion of the sale of each bottle will be donated to the Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation.
Tea is a big deal to me, Limbaugh told listeners from his Florida radio studio, Folks it is kick butt.
You are going to want to chug it and you are going to regret you didn't order more after you taste it.
Limbaugh's bio on the tea's website nicknames him the Doctor of Democracy, claiming he has been labeled as the savior of AM radio by broadcast industry leaders.
Limbaugh revolutionized the media and political landscape with his unprecedented combination of serious discussion of political, cultural and social issues along with satirical and biting humor, which parodies previously untouchable personalities and topics. His passion has inspired millions of Americans to be the best they can be, and kept the country on course to a bright future.
Of his motivation for launching the new business venture: I wanted to demonstrate that even in this economy with an oppressive regime like the one we have standing in the way of economic growth that [business growth] can still happen, he told his listeners.