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Limbaugh: Judging Miss America proves I’m not anti-woman

Conservative talker Rush Limbaugh says the fact that he judged the Miss America pageant proves that he’s not sexist as his critics have claimed. Limbaugh has been at the center of a controversy over women’s rights after he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute”…

Poll: Majority of voters want Limbaugh fired

A majority of Americans say that conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh should be off the air after he called a Georgetown University law student a “slut” and a “prostitute” over her support for contraception, according to a recently released poll. An even larger majority said that birth control should not…

Jon Stewart: Fox, shut the f*ck up about how victimized you are

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night took Fox News to task for responding to the controversy surrounding Rush Limbaugh by claiming he was just a comedian. “Nobody is hiding behind comedy,” he noted. “And there are repercussions for what comedians say. When you’re doing it in a club,…

U.S. Army among 141 groups pulling ads from Limbaugh

A memo being circulated by the distribution company behind Republican shock jock Rush Limbaugh has revealed a massive flight from Limbaugh’s program in the wake of his offensive comments about a Georgetown law student. The companies include major corporate players like Sony, British Petroleum, McDonald’s, NBC, Toyota, Subway, Lowes, Autozone,…

Schumer: False to compare Maher to Limbaugh

Sen. Chuck Schummer (D-NY) vehemently disagreed Sunday morning with some considering Bill Maher’s controversial comments on women as having an equal impact as Rush Limbaugh’s quotes. Schumer was asked by This Week host George Stephanopoulos if Democrats should heed to Republican thoughts of asking Maher to take back the $1…

SNL’s ‘alternative universe’ Limbaugh has a unique line-up of new advertisers –including ‘Depends for Racists’

After more than a week of heavy criticism and the loss of almost 100 advertisers due to sexist remarks Rush Limbaugh made about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke, Saturday Night Live’s Taran Killam donned the shock jock’s visage to poke fun at right-wing talk radio’s most notorious “heavy-hitter.” “I called a…

Nearly 100 advertisers stampede away from right-wing radio

Nearly 100 advertisers have made it clear that they intend to pull their ads from all right-wing talk radio, according to a newsletter cited by the online trade journal Radio-Info.com. TRI Newsletter, a daily column by radio insider Tom Taylor says Premiere Networks, the Clear Channel subsidiary that carries The…

Schultz: Fox News conspiracy theorists won’t distract from their war on women

MSNBC host Ed Schutlz noticed Friday evening the various Fox News personalities claiming that the White House is secretly behind the media pressure surrounding Rush Limbaugh. Both Bill O’Reilly and Eric Bolling have accused the Obama administration of pushing Sandra Fluke’s emergence in media circles since her attacks from Limbaugh.…

Bill Maher defends his defense of Rush Limbaugh

As expected, on Friday night’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, the host used the closing segment of his show to discuss the controversy surrounding his remarks earlier this week when he defended shock jock Rush Limbaugh. Maher said, “I don’t like it that people are made to disappear…

Limbaugh broadcasts dead air during commercial breaks

The exodus of advertisers fleeing from Rush Limbaugh may finally be taking a toll on his radio show. Liberal watchdog group Media Matters noticed that on at least two occasions on Thursday, Limbaugh’s flagship station in New York, WABC, broadcast several minutes of dead air during commercial breaks. There were…

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