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Posted on 03/02/2012 10:59:08 AM PST by Steelfish
Furious Retailer Pulls All Adverts From Rush Limbaugh's Show After Radio Host Suggests 'Slut' Student Should Make a SEX TAPE
Mattress retailer Sleep Train bows to community pressure on Twitter Conservative radio host slammed Georgetown University's Sandra Fluke 61-year-old said she's basically asking taxpayer to pay for her to have sex.
He criticised Fluke's claim of needing $1,000-a-year for contraception She said on Friday that his comments left her 'very upset and outraged'
MARK DUELL 2nd March 2012
Rush Limbaugh advertiser today revealed it will pull all adverts from his radio show after the host caused widespread outrage by branding a student a slut for her views on contraception.
The 61-year-old made fun of her for saying religious institutions should cover birth control in health insurance - and said in a further show that she should have to make sex tapes if this ever happens.
Now mattress retailer Sleep Train, based in Rocklin, California, has bowed to pressure on Twitter and said it will no longer advertise on the show. Other advertisers are being called to do the same.
Rush Limbaugh, 61, left called Sandra Fluke, right, a student at Catholic college Georgetown University, a 'slut' for saying religious institutions should cover birth control under health insurance We don't condone negative comments directed toward any group, a Sleep Train spokesman tweeted. Thanks to all of you for your concern and input.
Meanwhile advertiser ProFlowers said it will 're-evaluate its marketing plan and dating site eHarmony insisted it will look into the matter of "network buys".
The host said Sandra Fluke, of Catholic college Georgetown University in Washington D.C., was promiscuous for saying woman should get the pill for medical reasons.
And he went even further on his next show, saying: 'If we are going to pay for your contraceptives and.....
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Rush won’t even notice. Another advertiser will fill the gap.
Never heard of Sleep Train. No big loss for Rush. These people are knee jerk, p.c., idiots. Good riddance.
A mattress retailer?
Hmmmm . . .
He’s put so many retailers on the map, that he has them lined up out the door.
A mattress retailer?
Hmmmm . . .
You don’t suppose they are in bed together
or is it just a fluke.
Sleep Train? I’ve heard of Sleep Number, but Sleep Train? They should pull that advertising because it isn’t working!
This is the town that wants to outlaw somoking outside of your own home, go figure.
A mattress company? Really? Is this a joke?
Perhaps Sleep Train should provide the Fluke slut with a free matress so she can have a place to carry out her slut duties on.
They may also want to consider providing her multiple matresses per year since things are likely to get a little sloppy since she can’t afford birth control.
Promiscuous-Americans are some of our best customers. They wear out mattresses far quicker than the average.
They just blew a big opportunity...
It is only because they are now going to use Sandra Fluke as their spokeswoman.
It doesn’t matter what leftists call conservatives, even this week, it never does.
Good thing these advertisers are reevaluating. Their products ease slutting.
Who knows? Maybe Fluke will soon be asking for a free bed, free roses and free dates.
Not a publicily traded company, but if it was I’d short it.
It’s employee owned, so if you know anyone that works there, tell them to clean up their resume. I forsee store closings in their future.
After looking at pictures of Sandra Fluke from this article, I’m not sure why she is so concerned about paying for contraception. $3,000 for three years? I think she might have meant to say 3 contraception devices in three years and that’s probably stretching it unless she meets a lot of guys with beer goggles on.
Apparently they don't make mattresses, they sell them, from a chain of stores.
Sounds like Sandra Fluke knows a thing or two about pulling a train...
Very ironic this advertiser sells mattresses and has train as part of it’s corporate identity. The best part about this is the people that called for the boycott and contacted them will never use this decision as a reason to actually buy and use their product. When will businesses learn, they’re only a tool for this sort of thing and will never see business increase as a result of this decision.
I would make far more money as an advertiser on Rush Limbaugh’s show as a sponsor than counting on the business that may be generated with good will from these “boycotters”.
LOL, could be a new collage course, Sleep Training
If you want to piss off a conservative, lie to him.
If you want to piss off a liberal, tell the truth.
So...a mattress company pulls their advertising because Limbaugh made a disparaging remark about a frequent user of their product? Irony abounds....
Not a National Advertiser... probably a local advertiser on one station. Big whoop.
Apparently she lied about her age. She said she was 23, but she is 30. And she is an activist whose main purpose in life is to push contraceptives. She was doing that BEFORE she went back to law school.
“contraception” isn’t the issue.
Defeating their primary impediment to power, the republican party, IS the issue.
THAT’S what this is about.
Here we are talking about sluts and a company named Sleep Train pulls out! LOL
Sometimes humor writes itself. Rush could care less.
Sleep Train? Never heard of it.
Guess I won’t be buying a Sleep Train.
Pro Flowers. They sent my last order to the wrong address, forgot the box of candy, the flowers were wilted and they refused to make it right. Don’t waste your money with them.
I object to calling her a “women’s rights” advocate, when asking for someone else to pay for her contraception, it ceases to be a right. No one has a right to someone else’s money.
After all she must have TONS of experience being on her back.
>Meanwhile advertiser ProFlowers said it will ‘re-evaluate its marketing plan <
Gee, had anyone ever heard of ProFlowers before Rush and later Sean started advertising for them?
Nice way to bite the hand that gave you your biggest break ever. I’ll never use them.
Exactly, at obscene profit levels, too.
But boy, what an opportunity this outfit missed...
“Georgetown Sluts pull the train on a Sleep Train mattress!”
“Sleep Train, the official bed of the Georgetown Sluts”
“The pill is expensive but even Georgetown Sluts can afford a Sleep Train mattress”
As Glenn Beck would say, “watch what the other hand is doing.”
Conservatives fell into a trap laid by that criminal mastermind, Nancy Pelooney.
I listen to Rush every day, and never ONCE heard an ad for Sleep Train. Sounds like Flukes boyfriends.
A lot of people have been complaining about the quality of the product from Pro Flowers.
Your right. Rush has more advetisers waiting in the wings, than Ms. Flute has admirers.
Maybe she’s not using theirs.
Big on radio in Cal. Rush probably has a waiting list.
Will Mitt Romney and SuperPac please do the same on local radio stations during Rush’s show?
Just sent Sleep Train this email ;
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:17:08 -0800 1 of 1628
Subject: Mattress recommendation
I’m a very sexually active law student at a major national university. Can you recommend a good mattress for me?
Is there any way I can get the government to pay for it?
P.S. Have you ever heard of cutting off your nose to spite your face? I didn’t think so.
There's a joke in there somewhere...
A mattress retailer? Seriously? This stuff just writes itself.
No doubt you're right but isn't it interesting how desperate the left is to denigrate Limbaugh that this non-event shows up so quickly in the UK Daily Mail.
A lie circles the globe before the truth gets its boots on.
They were making more money with their sister company Sluttrain a company making beds for Mattress-back sluts.
Ms Fluke was endorsing the Slutrain beds and no longer needed Rush’s endorsement.
It’s time to put this matter to bed.