I refuse to feel sorry for him, even though his pathetic life is testing that resolve. An excellent post at Talkleft on the subject here. Atrios asks an important question. And AmericaBlog has some interesting, though probably inaccurate, speculation.
But, hey, by having the drugs in his doctor's name, at least he avoided unnecessary public attention, right?
[UPDATE: If you like laughing at Rush as much as I do, you'll want to read this DKos diary, by someone who managed to get through the call screeners]