Mar 05

Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm – NYTimes.com

Emboldened by Rush Limbaugh’s public apology over the weekend to a law school student whom he had called a “slut” and a “prostitute,” critics of the radio talk show host are intensifying their online campaign against his advertisers.

The apology, they said, was a signal that the campaign was working. On Sunday, a seventh company, ProFlowers, said that it was suspending all of its advertising on “The Rush Limbaugh Show” despite his apologetic statement a day earlier.

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Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm – NYTimes.com.

Mar 05

Limbaugh: Apology to student was ‘heartfelt’ – USA Today

Rush Limbaugh said today he was “sincere” and “heartfelt” in his apology to Sandra Fluke, as he explained that he never believed the Georgetown University student was a “slut” or “prostitute” when he said those words last week.

Limbaugh addressed the flap over his remarks and his subsequent apology today on his syndicated radio program.

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Limbaugh: Apology to student was ‘heartfelt’. -USA Today