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Limbaugh: FSU football player will be cheered for ‘guts’ to yell ‘f*ck her in the p*ssy’

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Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday suggested that football fans would reward a Florida State player’s behavior after he was suspended for shouting obscenities about female genitals.

Deadspin first reported on Tuesday that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston had been seen by students standing on a table in the student union, and yelling, “f*ck her right in the p*ssy.”

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The phrase is an Internet meme that was derived from a hoax video of a fake local news report.

Florida State officials announced on Wednesday that Winston would be benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson.

On his Thursday radio show, Limbaugh explained that Winston had been suspended for “shouting about vaginas and stuff.”

“I’m going to make a prediction to you,” the conservative host said. “I guarantee you when this guy shows up for the second half, he’s going to get a standing ovation.”

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“He’s going to get a standing ‘O’ from the students. He’s going to get a standing ovation of support for having been suspended, and he’s going to get a standing ovation for having the guts.”

Limbaugh added: “He’s going to get a standing ovation for doing what he did. ‘That a way, that a way to bust through, man. Way to really blow out the envelope, man. That’s so cool.’ And they’re going to give him a standing ‘O.’ You wait and see.”

Listen to the audio below from the Rush Limbaugh Program, broadcast Sept. 18, 2014.

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(h/t: Daily Rushbo)

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In videos uploaded to Twitter, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) received a chorus of boos and shouts from a town hall crowd after she tried to blame mass shootings on mental health issues, with one person shouting, "Do something!"

According to a report from Iowa Starting Line, the embattled Iowa Senator whose approval numbers have dropped, due in part to President Donald Trump, was pressed by one local teacher about changing gun laws so she can get back to the job she was hired for.

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Sen. Mark Pody (R) made the remarks at a Monday prayer gathering before debate on the bill.

"I'm not against any colleagues, whether they're standing with me or not," Pody said. "I'm against Satan and I'm standing with God."

"We will not back up, we will not back down, we will not turn around," he added. "We face the enemy. We have no protection when we run. We have no protection for our back."

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