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Shorter ‘Washington Post’: Bill '****' Maher’s Million Okay For Obama, GOP Must Abandon Limbaugh
Big Hollywood ^ | 3/3/2012 | Dan Riehl

Posted on 03/03/2012 11:45:51 AM PST by Qbert

Today, the editorial board of the Washington Post took a stand against Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, claiming that the GOP must distance itself from the popular radio talker.

IN A DEMOCRACY, standards of civil discourse are as important as they are indefinable. Yet wherever one draws the line, Rush Limbaugh’s vile rants against Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke crossed it.

His way of showing this anger was to smear Ms. Fluke, who approached Congress to support the plan, as a “slut” seeking a government subsidy for her promiscuity...[Snip]

What we are saying is that Mr. Limbaugh has abused his unique position within the conservative media to smear and vilify a citizen engaged in the exercise of her First Amendment rights, and in the process he debased a national political discourse that needs no further debasing. This is not the way a decent citizen behaves...

On February 24, news broke that television show host Bill Maher pledged one-million dollars in support of the re-election of Barack Obama. While noting that the pledge makes Maher one of Obama’s largest dollar supporters, the story also notes Maher’s “disdain” for Republican politicians.

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Less than a year ago, in March of 2011, Maher called Palin a “dumb tw*t,” as reported here by the Daily Caller. On March 29, 2011, the Caller also reported that Maher called Palin the “C-word.”

The facts above suggest that, as it is acting only now, when it involves a conservative and the GOP, the Post’s seemingly lofty call for civility in discourse– as well as a voice in who politicians, or political parties may align with — is subject to the charge of being driven by an egregious double standard, if not political ideology.

(Excerpt) Read more at bighollywood.breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: billmaher; corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; dncmedia; enemedia; fascistmedia; fluke; liberalhypcrisy; liberalhypocrisy; liberalmedia; liberals; liberfascism; limbaugh; mediabias; obama; obamedia; progressives; rush; sandrafluke; sandytheslut

1 posted on 03/03/2012 11:45:57 AM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert

The GOP abandoned Rush a long time ago, although they live to ride his bandwagon when they need to raise money.


2 posted on 03/03/2012 11:50:46 AM PST by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Never on my watch

live>>>love (need my glasses)


3 posted on 03/03/2012 11:51:53 AM PST by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Qbert

When a far left ass clown calls a conservative woman a nasty name, they get away with it because they have full control over the media, and in their minds, a pro life conservative woman deserves being called those names..but if you call a liberal woman, who flaunts the fact that she is a whore, if a conservative calls that person what they are, then the libs are outraged..we will always have hypocrisy in the media as long as left wing kooks control it


4 posted on 03/03/2012 11:53:53 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Qbert
"Georgetown U..law student Sandra Fluke"

She's NOT a law student or even 23 years old as she claimed. She's a 30 year old radical leftist lawyer with an agenda. Read the other threads on this. One is posted on the main thread page on the right sidebar.

5 posted on 03/03/2012 11:54:09 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: Qbert
The GOPe has very little standing with conservatives these days, they're just another branch of democrats.

They've learned not to tangle with Rush in the past, and I don't imagine we'll hear much from them other than what is manufactured in the media.
6 posted on 03/03/2012 11:54:32 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: Qbert

Don’t forget the main-stream smearing of ordinary, patriotic Americans as “tea-baggers”.


7 posted on 03/03/2012 11:54:58 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: Qbert

Rush Limbaugh was correct when he was describing Ms. FLUKE!
She paying thousands and thousands per semester to go to one of the most expensive Law Schools in America, and she is demanding as a right, FREE CONTRACEPTIVES!! As they pointed out yesterday, Contraceptives are already FREE!
This is a STRAW DOG the DEMORATS are creating to take the American Voter’s mind off the agony and poor ecomomy that the RATS have given us! Washington Post, go to HADES!!


8 posted on 03/03/2012 11:56:24 AM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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This would be an easy battle to win if Conservatives were serious about the fight.


9 posted on 03/03/2012 11:58:15 AM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Qbert

Has the Left conveniently forgotten they held a series of “Slut Walks” for “reproductive rights” last year? They were very well covered in the mainstream media. Let’s help them remember.


10 posted on 03/03/2012 11:59:58 AM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Qbert

Honestly, I’d much rather abandon the GOP.


11 posted on 03/03/2012 11:59:58 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Qbert

In the video of Maher calling Palin a “dumb tw*t”, the audience cheered in approval. The lefties aren’t even trying to hide their double standards anymore.


12 posted on 03/03/2012 12:00:53 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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To: All

And who can forget this one?...:

“California NOW Chief: Calling Whitman a ‘Whore’ is Accurate”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/10/15/california-chief-says-whitman-whore/


13 posted on 03/03/2012 12:01:04 PM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

Fat chance these bozos can undo the amount of truth Limbaugh has put out there. They are trying to use one instance to push people from a guy who is usually, but not always, right on.
This issue will pass. Nobody really cares one bit if her feelings got hurt. She, herself, claims to be so promisculous that she uses all that birth control and we are supposed to pay for it. Personally, I object to paying for anybody’s birth control. That is the issue. These attacks mean nothing to that issue.
When all is said and done, Obama and his mandate are garbage. People will wake up and realize the they should not be asked to pay for birth control for someone having fun. It will soon stop.


14 posted on 03/03/2012 12:02:13 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Qbert

The Washington Post knows NOTHING about civil discourse. The Washington Post is a pigsty of American journalism.


15 posted on 03/03/2012 12:09:46 PM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Gene Eric
This would be an easy battle to win if Conservatives were serious about the fight.

Hammer meets nail, great point!

16 posted on 03/03/2012 12:11:16 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: JennysCool; All
Has the Left conveniently forgotten they held a series of “Slut Walks” for “reproductive rights” last year?

Slut walks Google images

17 posted on 03/03/2012 12:13:55 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: JennysCool

"Has the Left conveniently forgotten they held a series of “Slut Walks” for “reproductive rights” last year? They were very well covered in the mainstream media. Let’s help them remember."

Good point.

18 posted on 03/03/2012 12:14:28 PM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert
Less than a year ago, in March of 2011, Maher called Palin a “dumb tw*t,” as reported here by the Daily Caller. On March 29, 2011, the Caller also reported that Maher called Palin the “C-word.”

"Nasty little Billy" really needs to be put in a home for perverts.

19 posted on 03/03/2012 12:14:39 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: chris37

Why are you here, lefty? The GOP may suck right now, but the dems are much, much better...fool. The GOP is what we make them. Don’t like the GOP in its present configuration get into your local GOP and start making a difference...your snarky retorts are meaningless...makes you feel awesome though, huh? See last word of sentence two.


20 posted on 03/03/2012 12:16:16 PM PST by bigfootbob
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To: Qbert
Fluke willingly inserted herself into the public arena. She forfeited her privacy in order to advance here social agenda. Limbaugh only called it as he saw it. Pretty much on the mark from where I sit.

Limbaugh's comments certainly have much more basis in fact than the epithets hurled around by Bill Maher.

21 posted on 03/03/2012 12:18:20 PM PST by fhayek
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To: Qbert

These libs are absolutely hilarious in their butt-licking of their leaders whom I will not name, in deference to the UAV that is circling over my home at this moment, and in actually thinking (or pretending to think) that we are falling for their misrepresentation of the facts.

Of course, if no one misrepresented (i.e., lied), there would probably be no liberals, but I digress.

I could waste my time sending a list of what the libs call ‘civil discourse’ in their alternate world, to these dingbats, but my time is worth more than that.

Suffice it to say, all we should say in response to any of these nonsensical comments and articles is:
(1) someone who wants others to pay them for having sex is not a nice person;
(2) Hearing on Government Overreach (what the congressional hearing was REALLY called.

If Sandra ‘the Slut’ Fluke IS AN ACTUAL Constitutional scholar, I will retract my complaint that she had no business testifying at that hearing; however, in no way did she address Government Overreach except to promote it as it pertained to her agenda (and sex life).

Since she was unable or unwilling to address the actual topic, her ‘testimony’ should be stricken from the record and ignored by serious people.

Rush, however, was dead on, which once again proves that liberals have absolutely NO sense of humor, dislike being laughed at, and when they get really asinine as they have in this instance, they are truly entertaining.


22 posted on 03/03/2012 12:22:55 PM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: Qbert

Yeah. Going on nearly four years now of hearing constant lies, slander, and vileness directed towards Palin... Maher’s vulgarisms, the c*nt t-shirts, comedians ‘joking’ about assassinating her or threatening her with gang-rape. Oh, WHERE THE HELL WAS THE MEDIA THEN? Silence. Never a damned word of protest.

I’d love to be in an enclosed room with these media hypocrites, with nothing but a pipe-wrench in my hand.


23 posted on 03/03/2012 12:25:33 PM PST by greene66
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To: True Republican Patriot

Yeah, well, she didn’t actually PAY for her expensive education. My understanding is that she was given grants, which is probably why she expects everything she wants to be given to her.

Which makes her both a slut and a money-grubber, at least in my neighborhood. Well, and a liar.


24 posted on 03/03/2012 12:25:48 PM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: Qbert

Bill Maher called the Governor of Alaska a “Dumpster Slut”.

I wonder why Obama isn’t demanding that Bill Maher’s million $$$ be given back?


25 posted on 03/03/2012 12:27:24 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Qbert

I guess the Washington Post doesn’t remember their June 7, 2011 edition....

Do “Slut walks” make a valid point?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/do-slut-walks-make-a-valid-point/2011/06/06/AGvLxQLH_story.html

Slutwalks and the future of feminism

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/slutwalks-and-the-future-of-feminism/2011/06/01/AGjB9LIH_story.html

They probably had alot more about it too, they supported it!


26 posted on 03/03/2012 12:30:19 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Qbert

Rush should take this fight right to obama’s doorstep. He has shyed away from talking about the birth certificate. Well now that he has everyone’s attention, he could put Arpaio’s presentation and accusion of fraud front and center. Hey, he’d just be discussing current events, after all.


27 posted on 03/03/2012 12:33:12 PM PST by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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Maher can choke on a big one...I’m sure that’s where is dreams run anyway. Go for it Bill...no need to pretend anymore.


28 posted on 03/03/2012 12:37:40 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Qbert

The institutional left sees an opportunity for a Breitbart/Limbaugh “twofer” with this latest controversy.


29 posted on 03/03/2012 12:39:47 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: Qbert

I think the Fluke thing is firing up our base. I know I’m pretty pissed. I’ll probably subscribe to Rush 24/7 again; even though I don’t have time to listen to it.


30 posted on 03/03/2012 12:48:04 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: bigfootbob

I’m here, because I’m not a lefty, you GOP fanboi...lol.

Newsflash >>There are a LOT of conservatives who don’t much like the GOP<<

As far as I’m concerned, the GOP is nothing more than a wing of the democrat party.

Don’t like it? I don’t give a ****.


31 posted on 03/03/2012 12:52:05 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Qbert

Here is what Spoeko finds out on the slut, She in her early thirties, Listed as you guess a demoRAT, and shows she is still with her parents,
http://www.spokeo.com/search?q=Sandra+Fluke&s1=t10#:6454258821


32 posted on 03/03/2012 1:02:35 PM PST by forbushalltheway
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To: Sans-Culotte
Let her live her progressive life on her dime.

decay1

33 posted on 03/03/2012 1:20:16 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Qbert

The WashPost loved Slutwalks

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/boston-hosts-latest-slutwalk/2011/05/08/AFMHt9QG_video.html


34 posted on 03/03/2012 1:46:39 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
When a far left ass clown calls a conservative woman a nasty name, they get away with it

Remember when that far-left head of some idiot "women rights" organization pretty much gave leftists like Bill Clinton a pass at rape. Was it Gloria Steinham? Sort of a one free rape card.

Mark

35 posted on 03/03/2012 3:51:51 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: oldbrowser
"Nasty little Billy" really needs to be put in a home for perverts.

Not that I give it too much thought, but I've occasionally wondered if Maher turned out the way he did because he got beaten up too much as a little kid, or not enough. My guess is that he was a bully until the kids he bullied grew up then started beating the crap out of him.

Or maybe he was just sexually abused.

Mark

36 posted on 03/03/2012 3:57:33 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL

Clinton got a pass from everyone on the left..just goes to show what absolute hypocrites leftists are..but I already knew that


37 posted on 03/03/2012 4:14:46 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Just tell the left what Mark Levin told them...Go To Hell.

The left talks out of both sides of their mouths...just tell em’ to GO TO HELL, and cut the conversation short.

The left DOES hate being ignored. Either that, or We the People slap them right back with an organized front.

The choices are OURS.

38 posted on 03/03/2012 4:35:23 PM PST by itssme
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To: Qbert
Many other conservatives have pointed this out, but it bears repeating:

Rush calls Sandra Fluke a whore...all holy hell breaks out;
William Jefferson Clinton treats Monica Lewinsky like a whore...crickets.

Nope. No double standard there. Just move along now.

Oh, but don't forget to drop off your contribution to the contraceptive kitty on your way out. After all, Ms. Fluke has her needs don't ya' know.

39 posted on 03/03/2012 5:43:41 PM PST by Jefferson Spins (in his grave at Monticello because our republic is imperiled from within)
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To: Never on my watch

40 posted on 03/03/2012 10:17:57 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Never on my watch

Your typo seems FAR more accurate to me ...


41 posted on 03/04/2012 7:08:21 AM PST by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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