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Ron Paul: Limbaugh apologized so he wouldn’t lose more sponsors

By Andrew Jones
Sunday, March 4, 2012 12:22 EDT
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Ron Paul on CBS' Face The Nation. Screenshot via CBS.
 
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There was no sincerity in Rush Limbaugh’s apology to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, according to the perspective shared by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Sunday morning.

Appearing on CBS’ Face The Nation, Paul again called Limbaugh’s comments towards Fluke as “crude” and expressed that the controversial radio host became nervous
over losing sponsors, with currently six companies pulling their backing from his show.

“It’s in his best interest, that’s why he did it,” Paul said. “I don’t think he’s very apologetic. He’s doing it because some people were taking advertisements from his program. It was his bottom line he was concerned about.”

WATCH: Video from CBS, which was broadcast on March 4, 2012 (Highlighted starts between 4:28 to 5: 17).


Ron Paul Interview On Face The Nation 03/04/12

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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