Bristol Palin Writes Open Letter to President Obama Over Sandra Fluke Phone Call for Limbaugh “Slut” Comment

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IBristol Palin Writes Open Letter to President Obama Over Sandra Fluke Apology (Wikipedia)

Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who was also caught up in some baby-daddy drama, has written a blog post directed at President Obama. Here’s an excerpt:

Dear President Obama,

You don’t know my telephone number, but I hope your staff is busy trying to find it. Ever since you called Sandra Fluke after Rush Limbaugh called her a slut, I figured I might be next.  You explained to reporters you called her because you were thinking of your two daughters, Malia and Sasha.  After all, you didn’t want them to think it was okay for men to treat them that way:

“One of the things I want them to do as they get older is engage in issues they care about, even ones I may not agree with them on,” you said.  “I want them to be able to speak their mind in a civil and thoughtful way. And I don’t want them attacked or called horrible names because they’re being good citizens.”

And I totally agree your kids should be able to speak their minds and engage the culture.  I look forward to seeing what good things Malia and Sasha end up doing with their lives.

But here’s why I’m a little surprised my phone hasn’t rung.  Your $1,000,000 donor Bill Maher has said reprehensible things about my family.  He’s made fun of my brother because of his Down’s Syndrome. He’s said I was “f—-d so hard a baby fell out.”  (In a classy move, he did this while his producers put up the cover of my book, which tells about the forgiveness and redemption I’ve found in God after my past – very public — mistakes.)

If Maher talked about Malia and Sasha that way, you’d return his dirty money and the Secret Service would probably have to restrain you.  After all, I’ve always felt you understood my plight more than most because your mom was a teenager.  That’s why you stood up for me when you were campaigning against Sen. McCain and my mom — you said vicious attacks on me should be off limits.

First of all, yes, there is a terrible double standard on both ends of the political spectrum, but President Obama has no control over the Super PAC and who they take money from. Bill Maher should be held to the same standard as Rush Limbaugh. Secondly, we all know Bristol Palin didn’t write this. Her mother probably did. Thirdly, she’s putting herself out there to get slammed big time. Hey, Bristol, why aren’t you trying to get a college education? I bet when Sasha and Malia Obama are your age, they won’t be baby mamas.

Rush Limbaugh Faces New Threat When New Mike Huckabee Show Launches in His 12-3 PM Time Slot

Rush Limbaugh faces new threat — former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Why?  The new Mike Huckabee show launches on 100 stations in his noon-3 p.m. time slot. Um, give me Mike Huckabee any day over Rush Limbaugh.  Advertisers won’t be the only ones running from Rush Limbaugh, listeners will too.

David Frum points out that Limbaugh will face “a more-serious challenge” on April 2: “That’s when the new Mike Huckabee show launches on 100 stations in Limbaugh’s very own noon-to-3 time slot. Huckabee’s competition threatens Limbaugh not only because Huckabee has already proven himself an attractive and popular TV broadcaster, but also because Huckabee is arriving on the scene at a time when Limbaugh’s business model is crashing around him.”

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama “Boy President” in Between United Negro College Fund PSA

Rush Limbaugh denigrates President Obama by calling him a “boy president” on his radio show in between a United Negro College Fund PSA. Here’s the transcript from RushLimbaugh.com:

So, the Politico story, the headline: “Obama’s New Hurdle: Jobs Report Optimism — President Barack Obama has a new challenge with the jobs report due out Friday: rising expectations.” Oh, the poor guy. What a real challenge. “Several months of improving numbers filtered through an election-year prism have bolstered Obama’s standing — but also have fueled anticipation that the employment outlook will continue to improve. If new jobs aren’t added at the same rate, Obama’s political opponents will attack him for not doing enough to sustain the economy.” This is the Politico writing for a third grade anti-bullying class. Obama’s political opponents will attack him for not doing enough. “If they go up, he’ll almost certainly be slammed for the economy not improving enough. And if they tick down — or the unemployment rate rises — expect searing attacks about a president leading the country into a double-dip recession.”

Poor Obama. Boohoo! He just can’t catch a break. Even the news media talking up the economy for him might backfire on him. Oh, yeah! It’s so fraught with danger out there for Obama. Why, even if his sycophant, slavish media talk up the economy, that might backfire. Remember how the media fretted about all the problems of perception that President Bush faced? Right. We don’t, either. So obviously this piece in The Politico from which I was just reading was written before this morning’s unemployment report came out, and it is clear that the news media and the rest of the Obama campaign were sweating bullets over this number.

You remember how the media fretted about all the problems of perception that Bush faced? Poor Obama! He can’t catch a break. These venal Republicans, they’re just waiting to pounce on any uptick in the jobless rate! Those bullies. You notice that everything Republicans do is venal? Everything is calculated for political advantage? Everything is done to try to harm our little boy president, Barack Obama? The Republicans never have the country’s interests at heart like Obama does. In fact, this article sounds like the Obama campaign was using The Politico to tell their lickspittle minions in the news media to dial back their boosterism a little bit.

It sounds to me like this whole story is the White House calling Politico saying, “Hey, dial it back. We don’t want to make it sound too good out there! I mean, there are gonna couple of dips between now and Election Day. It can’t be that because we got this poll from Greenberg, don’t forget.” Stanley Greenberg, James Carville’s partner, big-time Democrat pollster, last couple of weeks puts a pull out and says: Mr. President, don’t go to town on this big story of a reviving, roaring-back economy because it isn’t going to work. They’re not feeling it. The reason a story based on a virtual economic recovery won’t work is because people are living in the economy.

When will Rush Turdbaugh get the boot? Seems like he thinks the heat is starting to cool off in the Sandra Fluke “slut” controversy.

Michele Bachmann Says Outrage Against Rush Limbaugh Slut Comment “Overkill”

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Michele Bachmann Says Outrage Against Rush Limbaugh Slut Comment "Overkill" (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

GOP presidential has-been Michele Bachmann calls the outrage to Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” overkill. Um, remember when she appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s show and walked out to the music “Lying Ass Bitch?” Wasn’t she ticked off when she realized they dissed her and even called for an apology? What an ignoramus, who continues to make a mocker of elected office!

The Hill:  “When you see the overkill that’s being done about Rush Limbaugh and then the comments that were said about me, there’s no comparison here,” she said on CNN, condemning “violent talk” toward women on both sides of the partisan divide. “Why is it that it’s an outrage when it’s an issue on the left but zero outrage when it’s on the right?”

Um, people shrugged off her episodes because she called President Obama and others all manner of ugly names, including accusing him of being a “gangsta” president. Two wrongs don’t make a right.

 Michele Bachmann Says Outrage Against Rush Limbaugh Slut Comment Overkill

Andrew Breitbart Columnist Dan Riehl Accuses Democrats of Inciting Death Threats Against Rush Limbaugh

The so-called publishing empire of the late Andrew Breitbart continues to churn out right wing bullsh*t. The latest is an article written by Dan Riehl accusing the Democrats of inciting death threats against Rush Limbaugh after he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” over her birth control testimony. Um, Dan Riehl, get real and stop the inflammatory rhetoric. How many Democrats received death threats from Tea Party supporters over their Obamacare vote and over their stance on many issues? Andrew Breitbart led the charge on that front. Wait, remember Shirley Sherrod? It doesn’t feel so good now when the right is in the hot seat, right?

For the record, Rush Limbaugh apologized twice for denigrating Sandra Fluke, not from the goodness of his cinder block heart, but because advertisers, 30 from the last count, have jumped ship and radio stations are fleeing. You see, you can’t have it both ways. Had that been a Democrat, the outrage would have been the same. So, let’s quit the BS.

Limbaugh has already apologized for twice, the popular Conservative talk radio host is now the target of multiple death threats by the very same storm troops Obama and the Democrat Party unleashed in what even HBO host Bill Maher has acknowledged is a witch hunt with intimidation as its goal.

Maher: Hate to defend #RushLimbaugh but he apologized, liberals looking bad not accepting. Also hate intimidation by sponsor pullout

“I want your blood … coming to Florida … gonna pay you a visit my friend you love to pick on people get ready fatso,” is just one of many hateful threats regularly directed at Limbaugh as a result of the Democrat’s campaign.

“Execute Rush, now!” states one; “Don’t just drop sponsorship someone kill this pig now please!!!!,” reads another. These and others are documented below with images and names obscured, so as not to fuel the same targeted hatred the White House and Democrats have now gone to great lengths to stoke. Source: Big Government

As for quoting Bill Maher, he’s just as misogynistic as Rush Limbaugh and Ed Schultz. Funny, Dan Riehl is feigning ignorance when it comes to the inflammatory and oftentimes racist comments left on all the sites under the Andrew Breitbart publishing arm, that have called President Obama and Michelle Obama,  a nigger, a monkey, a gorilla, a terrorist lover, among other unsavory words. The truth is, Dan Riehl and what’s left of the “Andrew Breitbart” empire need to pick the speck out of their own eyes first before accusing the Democrats or anyone else of inciting death threats against Rush Limbaugh.

Jon Stewart Takes on Rush Limbaugh Over Calling Sandra Fluke “Slut” and “Prostitute”

Jon Stewart takes on windbag Rush Limbaugh controversy after radio show host calls Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” over birth control flap. This comes as advertisers continue to flee the conservative’s show and two radio stations have also dropped the show.

According to media reports, KPUA in Hilo, Hawaii, and WBEC in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, are no longer airing it. That’s in addition to the list of growing advertisers jumping ship:  Carbonite, Proflowers, Tax Resolution Services, Legal Zoom, Citrix Success, All State, Heart and Body Extract, AutoZone, Quicken Loans, Sleep Train, Sleep Number, Oreck and AOL.

Twitter users are also spreading the message using the hashtags #BoycottRush, #StopRush and #BoycottHate. Do your part and hold other misogynistic media personalities accountable too. Watch the Jon Stewart video, it’s hilarious:

AOL Becomes Eighth Advertiser to Jump Ship from Rush Limbaugh Syndicated Talk Show After “Slut” Comment

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AOL Eighth Advertiser to Jump Ship from Rush Limbaugh Syndicated Talk Show After "Slut" Comment Wikipedia

The fallout continues for conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh in the aftermath of his ugly comments — “slut” and “prostitute” — about Sandra Fluke, with the show’s eighth advertiser jumping ship. AOL, the parent of The Huffington Post, pulled its money from Limbaugh’s syndicated show:

The Huffington Post:  “At AOL one of our core values is that we act with integrity,” said Maureen Sullivan, an AOL spokeswoman who confirmed the decision. “We have monitored the unfolding events and have determined that Mr. Limbaugh’s comments are not in line with our values. As a result we have made the decision to suspend advertising on The Rush Limbaugh Radio show.”

Rush Limbaugh and his brand of vitriol should not be embraced but discouraged. In fact, Rush Limbaugh isn’t the only media “darling” guilty of misogynistic behavior — Ed Schultz, Bill Maher, Keith Olbermann, Mike Savage, Pamela Gellar and others come to mind. Enough is enough. But when will Rush Limbaugh be suspended for his ugly comments?

 AOL Becomes Eighth Advertiser to Jump Ship from Rush Limbaugh Syndicated Talk Show After Slut Comment

Ron Paul Says Rush Limbaugh Apology to Sandra Fluke Driven by Advertisers Jumping Ship

The Rush Limbaugh “slut” comment scandal lives another day. This time, our quote of the day is from GOP presidential hopeful, Ron Paul, who is sometimes the voice of reason among the four candidates. Ron Paul basically says Rush Limbaugh’s apology to Sandra Fluke after calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute” largely driven  by advertisers jumping ship.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:  “I don’t think he’s very apologetic. He’s doing it because some people were taking their advertisements off his program. It was his bottom line that he was concerned about.”

– Ron Paul during interview on Face the Nation, about Rush Limbaugh’s apology for calling a Georgetown law student, Sandra Fluke, a “slut.”

Ron Paul also said Rush Limbaugh’s “language was crude.” Of the four GOP presidential candidates, he went the furthest, with Mitt Romney saying “that’s language” he wouldn’t have used. Um, so, is he saying Rush Limbaugh should have called her a slut but used a different word?

ABC News’ George Will: “Republican Leaders are Afraid of Rush Limbaugh”

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George Stephanopoulos: George Will told me Sunday on “This Week” that GOP leaders have steered clear of harshly denouncing Limbaugh’s comments because “Republican leaders are afraid of Rush Limbaugh.”

“[House Speaker John] Boehner comes out and says Rush’s language was inappropriate. Using the salad fork for your entrée, that’s inappropriate. Not this stuff,” Will said. “And it was depressing because what it indicates is that the Republican leaders are afraid of Rush Limbaugh. They want to bomb Iran, but they’re afraid of Rush Limbaugh.”

CLICK here to read what all the Presidential candidates have said about Limbaugh’s sexist attacks.

 ABC News George Will: Republican Leaders are Afraid of Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh “Apologizes” for Calling Sandra Fluke a “Slut” and “Prostitute” Over Birth Control Flap

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Rush Limbaugh Apologizes for Calling Sandra Fluke a "Slut" and "Prostitute" Over Birth Control Flap Wikipedia

Rush Limbaugh apologizes for calling Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.” Well, that’s if you want to call it an apology. The fact is, when you hit them in the wallet or purse because advertisers start fleeing in droves, then they will start apologizing. Four advertisers left the show and I am sure more were seriously considering leaving as well. Here’s the text of his non-apology:

For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week.  In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke.

I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability? Where do we draw the line? If this is accepted as the norm, what will follow? Will we be debating if taxpayers should pay for new sneakers for all students that are interested in running to keep fit?In my monologue, I posited that it is not our business whatsoever to know what is going on in anyone’s bedroom nor do I think it is a topic that should reach a Presidential level.

My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choices.

Sorry, but this is a non-apology in my book. Why even call the woman a slut in the first place? Rush Limbaugh’s apology is just a ploy to calm the nervous advertisers. It’s all about the money.

Carbonite CEO says his company will abide by its decision to pull its advertising from the show, despite Rush Limbaugh’s so-called apology:

A Statement from David Friend, CEO of Carbonite as of 6:45pm ET, March 3:

“No one with daughters the age of Sandra Fluke, and I have two, could possibly abide the insult and abuse heaped upon this courageous and well-intentioned young lady. Mr. Limbaugh, with his highly personal attacks on Miss Fluke, overstepped any reasonable bounds of decency. Even though Mr. Limbaugh has now issued an apology, we have nonetheless decided to withdraw our advertising from his show. We hope that our action, along with the other advertisers who have already withdrawn their ads, will ultimately contribute to a more civilized public discourse.”