Limbaugh Continues Attack on Sandra Fluke, Obama

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Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh continued his attacks on Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke on his radio show Friday night, according to the Daily News.

After Limbaugh called Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" who is “having so much sex” she can’t pay for contraceptives, the law student said that she may consider legal action.


President Obama called Fluke on Thursday to commend her for the work she's doing in the birth-control and contraception fight. Limbaugh took exception to the president's call and mocked both Fluke and Obama.

"Oh right is that. Well, that's touching. Obama just called Sandra Fluke to make sure she was all right? Awww [kissing sound]," he ranted, according to his show's transcript.


"That's so compassionate! What a great guy. The president calls her to make sure she's OK. What is she, 30 years old? Thirty years old, a student at Georgetown Law, who admits to have so much sex she can't afford it anymore."

Fluke described her experience of being a student at a religiously affiliated school whose insurance did not provide contraception coverage. She spoke before Congress about the contraception fight and went on the Today show Friday to respond to Limbaugh's comments. She said they were Limbaugh's attempts to silence her.


"This is about women's health," she said. "That's what it's always been about for me … and many Americans."

Several advertisers have pulled their ads from Limbaugh's show since his comments.


Read more at the Daily News.

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