Denounce Rush Limbaugh
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Sandra Fluke testified in favor of mandating that religious institutions provide free contraception to employees, a position most of us on the right disagreed with, and was vilified on the air by Limbaugh for wanting to be “paid for having sex.” The fallout is still continuing among his advertisers and listeners. It’s not too late for the Republican leadership to say that calling a young woman a “slut” and a “prostitute” because she disagrees with a conservative position is more than just a poor choice of words, or inappropriate language, or “not the words I would have chosen.” It insults women and it’s wrong. Republicans need to make it clear that Limbaugh doesn’t speak for the rest of us.