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Axelrod: Limbaugh’s quasi-apology spread falsehoods

Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod on Sunday accused conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh of continuing to spread lies even as he apologized to a Georgetown University law student that he called a “slut.” “I think what Rush Limbaugh said about that woman was not only vile and degrading to…

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

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…

Gingrich: ‘Silly’ to say Limbaugh speaks for GOP

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday said that Rush Limbaugh was right to apologize for calling a Georgetown University law student a slut, adding that it was “silly” to say the conservative radio host speaks for Republicans. Last week, Limbaugh labeled the Sandra Fluke a “prostitute” and a “slut”…

Limbaugh apologizes to Sandra Fluke

In what could be seen as an attempt to head off the backlash he is currently facing, Rush Limbaugh has posted a statement on his website apologizing to Georgetown University Law Student Sandra Fluke for his vicious, personal attacks on her this week. Talking Points Memo‘s Livewire blog quotes that…

Maddow: Limbaugh, Republicans don’t know what birth control is or how it works

On Friday night’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel examined the recent controversy swirling around Rush Limbaugh and his vicious personal attacks on Georgetown University Law student Sandra Fluke. Fluke was the witness called by Democrats to testify before Rep. Darryl Issa’s Congressional committee on insurance coverage for women’s contraceptive medication.…

Customer pressure forces firms to drop advertising on Limbaugh program

Appeals for a boycott of sponsors of Rush Limbaugh’s radio program appear to be paying off. Mattress retailer Sleep Train was the first to drop Limbaugh’s program after he called law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” for testifying against allowing employers to opt out of providing birth control under employees’…

Fluke: Obama told me my parents should be proud

Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke on Friday choked up as she recalled an encouraging phone call from President Barack Obama after conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh smeared her as a “slut.” “You were in our green room getting ready to come on and the White House tells us that…

Olbermann: Did Limbaugh just call his own mother a prostitute?

Countdown host Keith Olbermann on Thursday said conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh of probably inadvertently called his own mother a prostitute. “His attacks on Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke have cross some kind of line, particularly when it comes to revealing his own sexual desires and preferences,” he…

Sandra Fluke on Limbaugh: I was stunned, then outraged

Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke responded Thursday to being called a “slut” by conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh. “I guess my reaction is the reaction a lot of women have when they’ve been called these names,” Fluke said during an appearance on MSNBC. “Initially you’re stunned but then,…

Rep. Speier calls for boycott of Limbaugh sponsors

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Thursday said that if the sponsors of Rush Limbaugh’s radio show continued to support his “hate mongering” then women should boycott those companies. “I rise this morning to say to Rush Limbaugh, shame on you,” she said on the House floor. “Shame on you for…

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