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Ever-classy Rush Limbaugh calls birth control advocate a “slut”

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Although you might think that he was too zonked out on Oxy and Egg McMuffins to be of much use to society anymore, Rush Limbaugh is indeed still spewing his trademark brand of bile all over the airwaves. This Wednesday, Rush decided to projectile hate-vomit all over Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown Law Student who was barred from testifying at last week's Congressional hearing about the Obama administration's contraception policy (which, as we all know, turned out to be a bigger white-sausage fest than an actual Bavarian white-sausage festival). Furious that a delicate ladyflower would publicly talk about her delicate ladyflower parts, Rush jumped at the opportunity to call Fluke a "slut" on the radio:

"What does it say about the college co-ed Susan Fluke [sic] who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex. What does that make her? It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex. She’s having so much sex she can’t afford the contraception. She wants you and me and the taxpayers to pay her to have sex."

Limbaugh later attempted to remove his doughy little foot in his mouth, saying, "Okay, she's not a slut, she's round-heeled, I take it back" ("round-heeled" apparently being old, blustery white dude slang for "a woman who has had a fair amount of D in her"). 

Of course, it doesn't matter whether or not Fluke has, in fact, had a lot of D in her, because that's none of Rush's business; nor is it, in fact, related to her testimony, which she ultimately presented in front of a Democratic committee. During her speech, the former head of Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice discussed women's need for birth control for both sexual health and non-sexual health-related reasons, citing the case of one friend who had an ovary removed because her insurance company wouldn't cover the birth control she needed to halt the growth of cysts (y'know, Rush, kind of like the infamous pilonidal one that got you out of the draft during the Vietnam War. The cyst where "excess tissue and hair may collect and cause discomfort and discharge").

But as we know all too well, Rush Limbaugh is about as interested in what's best for women as he is in the facts, so we probably shouldn't attempt to engage him too much on this issue. In any case, if you're interested in hearing what the discharge from an anthropomorphized pilonidal cyst has to say, the audio from his radio show is below.