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Heaton Back on Twitter, With Message for Sandra Fluke

Actress says she apologized last week

(Newser) - Patricia Heaton is back on Twitter , and the first thing she did upon her return was apologize to Sandra Fluke. Heaton had apparently deleted her account over the weekend after lobbing a series of tweet attacks at the Georgetown birth control advocate, but was back yesterday with the following post:...

Rush Limbaugh Too Big to Fail
 Rush Limbaugh Too Big to Fail 

Rush Limbaugh Too Big to Fail

Even after Sandra Fluke comments, Rush won't go anywhere

(Newser) - Advertisers are still jumping ship from Rush Limbaugh's show in the wake of his comments about Sandra Fluke , and the Los Angeles Times notes that he has now lost 11. Which means that even for Rush, one expert notes, this controversy is pretty bad. Limbaugh is probably experiencing the...

Stewart, Colbert Spank Limbaugh

Neither host happy with Rush's comments on Sandra Fluke

(Newser) - Jon Stewart worked himself up to a fever pitch last night over the Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke controversy, wondering how exactly Limbaugh got "from 'young woman trying to get a private institution to cover contraception' to 'prostitution slut having constant sexy-sex on my dime.'" But, Stewart...

O'Reilly to Fluke: Why Should I Fund Your Sex Life?

Fox man blasts Sandra Fluke as 'committed leftist'

(Newser) - Fox man Bill O'Reilly is after Sandra Fluke again, claiming the "committed leftist" who wants him to fund her sex life is at the "center of a campaign to reelect" Barack Obama. "Let me get this straight, Ms. Fluke," said O'Reilly in an earlier...

Tax Firm, Radio Stations Join Limbaugh Exodus

9 companies, Hawaiian AM, Mass. FM stations Rush away

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh is still hemorrhaging advertisers—and now beginning to lose radio stations as well—in the wake of his "slut' comment. Online tax advice operation Tax Resolution Services yesterday joined AOL in deserting the uber-conservative, bringing to at least nine the number of sponsors who have dumped his...

Sandra Fluke: Limbaugh's Apology Changes Nothing

Georgetown law student dismisses regret from shock jock

(Newser) - It's not only advertisers who are unimpressed with Rush Limbaugh's apology. The Georgetown law student Limbaugh derided as a "slut" said today that his public apology meant little to her, ABC News reports. "I don't think that a statement like this issued, saying that his...

Rush: Sorry, I Descended to Left&#39;s Level
 Rush: Sorry, 
 I Descended 
 to Left's Level 

Rush: Sorry, I Descended to Left's Level

Sandra Fluke says his apology meant nothing

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh gave an on-air apology for his Sandra Fluke remarks today, in a form that's sure to leave Democrats sputtering with rage. "I sincerely apologize to Miss Fluke for using those two words to describe her. I do not think that she is either of those two...

Imus: Limbaugh a 'Fat, Gutless, Pill-Popping Loser'

Fellow radio host not impressed with Sandra Fluke apology

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh's not the only one who can call people names : Don Imus expressed his, shall we say, disappointment with the conservative radio host today, calling Limbaugh's Sandra Fluke apology "lame," particularly because it was not given in person. On Fox Business Network's Imus In ...

Patricia Heaton Attacks Sandra Fluke, Deletes Twitter

Heaton seems to agree with Rush Limbaugh on birth control

(Newser) - Patricia Heaton apparently agrees with Rush Limbaugh when it comes to Georgetown student and birth control advocate Sandra Fluke. The Everybody Loves Raymond actress tweeted a series of attacks aimed at Fluke last week, then deleted her Twitter account, Mediabistro reports. Some of the highlights, as preserved for posterity by...

Limbaugh Loses Advertiser No. 7

Rush 'overstepped bounds of decency,' says one former sponsor's CEO

(Newser) - Advertisers aren't flocking back to Rush Limbaugh since he apologized to a Georgetown law student for calling her a "slut." In fact, another company is yanking its commercials from the right-winger's radio program. "Mr. Limbaugh’s recent comments went beyond political discourse to a personal...

24 Years of Limbaugh Apologies

Rush apologizes rarely, and usually without enthusiasm

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh's apology yesterday for calling a law student a "slut" surprised many—after all, he doesn't give out many mea culpas. And even when he does, he doesn't really put a lot of heart into most of them. So BuzzFeed takes a look at Limbaugh'...

Limbaugh Apologizes for 'Slut' Insult

Says he 'chose the wrong words' in regard to Sandra Fluke

(Newser) - Surprise, surprise: Rush Limbaugh apologized today for calling a Georgetown law student a "slut" and a "prostitute," reports Mediaite . Limbaugh made clear that he still disagrees with Sandra Fluke and her support of the government's contraception policy, but that he went too far: "My choice...

Romney, Santorum Play Down Limbaugh Comments

'Not the language I would have used,' says Mitt

(Newser) - After more tumultuous Rush Limbaugh headlines , the leading Republican candidates criticized the popular radio host yesterday. At least a little bit. Rick Santorum called Limbaugh's "slut" comments about law student Sandra Fluke "absurd," reports CNN . "He's being absurd, but that's you know, an...

Obama Calls Student After Slam by Limbaugh

Sandra Fluke also takes to TV, says she was 'outraged' by 'slut' comment

(Newser) - More developments today surrounding Rush Limbaugh's labeling of law student Sandra Fluke as a "slut" in the birth control debate:
  • 'Outraged': Fluke appeared on the Today show: “I think my reaction was the reaction a lot of women have had historically when they’ve been called

Rush: Want Birth Control? Post Sex Videos in Return

Limbaugh also offers aspirin for women to 'put between knees'

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh isn't quieting down about birth control. After calling a Georgetown law student who supports health insurance coverage for birth control a "slut," he's now insisting that women who want contraceptive coverage should "pay" in return by posting sex videos of themselves online. "...

Rush's 'Slut' Taunt Aims to Silence Women: NY Rep

Carolyn Maloney 'aghast' at Limbaugh's attack on college student

(Newser) - New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney is "aghast" at Rush Limbaugh's labeling of a birth control advocate as a "slut." It amounts to "an attempt to silence people that are speaking out for women," the Democrat tells the Huffington Post . "If the far right...

Limbaugh Rips Student Birth Control Advocate as 'Slut'

Rush: Contraception coverage is 'like being paid for sex'

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh squirted new fuel on the birth control insurance fire with some choice words yesterday. He called a law-student birth control advocate planning to testify at a government hearing "a slut." Can "you imagine if you were her parents how proud you would be?" Limbaugh scoffed...

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