Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh's 'slut' comment draws wrath of Staten Island's three female lawmakers
Posted on 03/02/2012 7:39:09 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island's female elected officials from both sides of the aisle are demanding that conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh "apologize to all women" for calling a Georgetown University Law student a "slut" on his program.
Limbaugh caused a national firestorm when he used the word after Sandra Fluke testified before Congress about the need for contraceptive coverage.
"What does it say about the college coed ... who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex?" Limbaugh said on Wednesday. "It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex."
He went on to suggest that Ms. Fluke distribute sex tapes of herself.
"If we are going to pay for your contraceptives, and thus pay for you to have sex, we want something for it," he said. "We want you post the videos online so we can all watch."
The remarks brought swift, bi-partisan condemnation in Washington, with President Barack Obama, who called Ms. Fluke personally, and GOP House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), slamming Limbaugh.
The Island's elected women -- state Sen. Diane Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn), Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-East Shore/Brooklyn) and City Councilwoman Debi Rose (D-North Shore) -- called Limbaugh's remarks "disgusting" and said they were made all the worse because March is Women's History Month.
"It does not matter if your hero is Eleanor Roosevelt or Margaret Thatcher," said Ms. Savino, "this is about treating women with dignity and respect. If Mr. Limbaugh cannot find it in his conscience to apologize, his fans and advertisers should demand that he does."
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I think this kind of thread ought to banned on FR. I’ve seen more of this crap than I want to see anymore.
david letterman called sarah palin a slut, bill maher called sarah a slut, jerry brown called someone a whore...
Free contraception ... the new turd from the left.
A slut is as a slut does.
Sandra Fluke calls herself a slut on her own Facebook page so what is the big deal about Rush saying it?
Every time politicians take on Rush, they end up on the short end of the stick. When will they ever learn?
When will she be at the next SlutWalk protest?
If Ms Savino has any proof that Eleanor Roosevelt or Margaret Thatcher were in need of $3,000 worth of free contraceptives at any point in their lives, and demanded same, she can produce it. Until then, they have exactly zero in common with the Fluke chick.
Rush just told the truth, as 100% of the women in my family said.
Rush hit a nerve with the sluts.
David Letterman said that Sarah Palin is a slut in his top 10.
Rush needs not to get himself trapped in this. The left is purposely making the issue about sex (again), when it is about Obamacare and its demands on Churches to provide healthcare to its employees. A Constitutional issue.
And we should not get into this trap ourselves. I don’t care about Fluke and her promiscuity, I care about what started the debate, the act of unconstitutionality.
What about all the names Sarah Palin was called?
Because it is a vitally important role in their service to their constituents on Staten Island, to spout their ignorant opinions concerning an arrogantly promiscuous sh!t disturber in DC.
First two days of the week:
Amid sky-high and rising fuel prices Obama’s Energy Secretary admits the administration is working towards even higher gas prices, Obama apologizes to Islamics while our soldiers are being murdered by Islamic terrorist infiltrators in Afghanistan, and Santorum ties Romney in delegate count in Romney’s home state of Michigan, while Romney claims his popular vote plurality there constitutes a “win”.
Last three days of the week:
Rush insults all women, calls women that use contraceptives sluts, calls women who need reproductice medical care prostitutes.
Seems like Dave doesn’t even know what slut means.
Three female lawmakers?
They’re worried about Rush Limbaugh?? Don’t they have other things to worry about like getting everyone’s 250 dollar a month contraception free for every woman??
Please, the world needs your fight for contraception. Some people have to choose between food...or the pill. Help us.
He should have called her , the community punch board.
Last year the left and NOW embraced the “slut” label
situational ethics is all about politics
I remember Joan Rivers saying today they are all tramps. When the girl is right, she’s right.
But don’t let Rush say it.
I dont care who uses contraception..none of my business.
My point is
why do I have to pay for it! You can get FREE birth control at any planned parenthood place first of all. If this college bimbo wants to get laid but not knocked up then she’ll just have to get the already free pills or BUY THEM YOURSELF YOU BIMBO. How much does she spend on make up? If she’s THAT broke give up the makup and pay your own bills..This is all such a crock of sh*t , it really is . Just like Obama
I can’t afford to shoot my guns at the target range as much as I want. I want leftists to pay for my ammo. Greedy leftist jerks!
Of course they didn’t. I wouldn’t put it past them to wander around their offices muttering that word and others they use for Sarah. The two Democrats are probably worse than the one Republican, but as we’ve found out NO NEW YORK politician can be trusted to be sane, honest or courageous.
Andrew Breitbart dies.
Ted Nugent endorses Romney.
Vladimir Putin vows to defend Christians.
I think the Constitution hangs in the balance, right now. Not trying to be be theatrical.
It is almost as if many of the focal areas of the Constitution such as speech, privacy and the role of government have come together in this one situation.
I see this as a Rubicon.
Well that actually makes a little sense. Guns are a Constitutional Right (so Government subsidies are not out of the question), and prophylactics are not.
“calls women that use contraceptives sluts”
Really? When did he do that? Not in the last 3 days, he hasn’t!
This young woman has no respect for herself. Why should anyone else?
Boehner— SHUT YOUR DAMN MOUTH!!!
He should be kicked out of the speakers roll!
Jerry Brown called Meg Whitman a whore. But conservatives are not allowed to say the same. There is no free speech in America any longer. There is “selective” free speech. Liberals can say anything because it’s considered free speech. Conservatives can only say certain things because then it’s called hate speech.
The U.S. now has about 979,892 laws and regulations. Why in tarnation do we need to make more laws?
The Detroit News reported today that Quicken Loans and Sleep Number Beds have pulled their advertising on his show.
my dictionary defines slut as “a saucy girl”...The “B” involved here is far above saucy...
They will suffer the consequences, Rush will replace them in a heartbeat with other sponsors.
The dictionary defines the term as “a sexually unchaste woman”. Rush should apologize only after Miss Fluke proves that she’s not a sexually unchaste woman. I think the feminazis are going to be in for a very long wait.
Also, I think these lawmakers should apologize to all women for saying they or Miss Fluke represent “all women”.
Lessse, February is black history month, now were in women's history month?
Do I dare ask what month April is?
White man history month? No, no that's just ugly and probably illegal.
How about homosexual appreciation month?
Pedophiles and teacher history month?
You're so full of crap it's coming out your eyeballs.
He insulted all unmarried women going to $65,000 a year schools who believe that their $9 a month contraceptives should be paid for by other people.
I take it all the women you know fit that description?
Or maybe you fit that description?
MSNBCs Crystal Ball (a Stripper's name) is leading a boycott of Rush's sponsors over birth control much like they went after Beck. She was on three shows tonight explaining it. Well unlike Beck (who I miss) who worked for a establishment Republican at FNC, Rush owns his own show and has no one person who can fire him. He is much longer established in his radio show than Beck at FNC.
The libs are doing everything they can to project that Rush is the head of the Republican party and to force Republicans to give an opinion on him. Well they shouldn't take the bait.
The Morning Joe Scarb this morning claimed that opposing these future Obama-care mandates is challenging settled issues from 1965.
Obama personally called the liberal Betsy Ross Sandra Fluke to thank her for her heroism and ask her if she was OK
Tonight the MSNBC drama fun was to bring on Sandra and playing video-cam clips of Rush to her and showing her reacting to it with them live. Priceless comedy drama
I am not a super fan of Rush but this is too much fun.
If these idiots want women to be treated with “respect”, don’t list Eleanor Roosevelt as a woman who was treated with respect. FDR cheated on her just as JFK did on Jack, Ted Kennedy did to Ethel, and Bill Clinton did to Hillary.
I don’t recall hearing these cows say anything about the above, and never will.
Sandra Kay Fluke (born April 17, 1981)
Sandra Fluke’s professional background in domestic violence and human trafficking began with Sanctuary for Families in New York City. There, she launched the agency’s pilot Program Evaluation Initiative. While at Sanctuary, she co-founded the New York Statewide Coalition for Fair Access to Family Court, which after a twenty-year stalemate, successfully advocated for legislation granting access to civil orders of protection for unmarried victims of domestic violence, including LGBTQ victims and teens. Sandra was also a member of the Manhattan Borough President’s Taskforce on Domestic Violence and numerous other New York City and New York State coalitions that successfully advocated for policy improvements impacting victims of domestic violence.
As the 2010 recipient of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Fran Kandel Public Interest Grant, she researched, wrote, and produced an instructional film on how to apply for a domestic violence restraining order in pro per. She has also interned with the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking; Polaris Project; Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County; Break the Cycle; the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project; NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund; Crime Victim and Sexual Assault Services; and the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County.
Through Georgetown’s clinic programs, Sandra has proposed legislation based on fact-finding in Kenya regarding child trafficking for domestic work, and has represented victims of domestic violence in protection order cases. Sandra is the Development Editor of the Journal of Gender and the Law, and served as the President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Vice President of the Women’s Legal Alliance. In her first year, she also co-founded a campus committee addressing human trafficking. Cornell University awarded her a B. S. in Policy Analysis & Management, as well as Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies in 2003.
#2....As far as Sleep Number Beds firing him: who in the hell ever heard of Sleep Number before they hired Rush? He no doubt put them on the map. And, I've heard him personally buy and give away 2 of those beds to callers, just like he did with the car he bought for that woman a couple of years ago. Those beds are not cheap....think they go for about a thousand bucks. That's OK..... it's their loss. Hope they have to go out of business.....
Apparently the democrat sluts are feeling picked on.