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Title: Damage Control: Rush Limbaugh Apologizes To Sandra Fluke For Calling Her A 'Slut'
Source: Huffington Post
URL Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/ ... to-sandra-fluke_n_1318718.html
Published: Mar 3, 2012
Author: Benjamin Hart and Jack Mirkinson
Post Date: 2012-03-03 18:52:33 by Brian S
Keywords: None
Views: 3002
Comments: 20

After a media and political firestorm, Rush Limbaugh issued an apology on Saturday for calling student Sandra Fluke a "slut" on his radio show this week.

Fluke, a law student at Georgetown University who was advocating for health insurance plans to cover the cost of contraception, became the target of a series of attacks by Limbaugh. Besides calling her a "slut," he also called her a "prostitute," said that he wanted her to make sex tapes and post them online, and speculated that she only had a problem paying for contraception because she was having "so much sex."

Limbaugh's comments caused advertisers to flee from his show, and even prompted President Obama to weigh in. The statements also became an issue in the Republican presidential race.

Limbaugh — who has a long history of making incendiary remarks, and is not known to take them back — issued the rare apology on Saturday afternoon, saying he was "sincerely" sorry about his "insulting" characterization of Fluke. But he maintained that the birth control debate was about "personal sexual recreational activities," not any broader health questions, and compared contraception to sneakers.

The apology, in full:

"For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke.

I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability? Where do we draw the line? If this is accepted as the norm, what will follow? Will we be debating if taxpayers should pay for new sneakers for all students that are interested in running to keep fit? In my monologue, I posited that it is not our business whatsoever to know what is going on in anyone's bedroom nor do I think it is a topic that should reach a Presidential level.

My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choices."


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#1. To: Brian S (#0)

My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choices."

BARF ALERT!!!

Murron  posted on  2012-03-03   18:55:12 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#4. To: Murron, *Yukon neo-Progressive Vermin* (#1)

What a candy ass! Reices Peices and Boehner must have gang banged him.

hondo68  posted on  2012-03-03   19:08:51 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


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#6. To: hondo68 (#4)

What a candy ass!

My thoughts exactly!

Murron  posted on  2012-03-03 19:11:40 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#7. To: hondo68, Murron (#4)

Sunday talks show should be fun.

I don't do facebook or twitter but I understand this topic is 'exploding' on those venues.

Brian S  posted on  2012-03-03 19:12:49 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#15. To: hondo68 (#4)

The candy ass needs to man up and stand by what he said, damn pussy.

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