Unless you've been doing yourself a favor by not paying attention to Rush Limbaugh, you've probably heard about the conservative radio host calling Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" for supporting contraceptive insurance coverage -- and you're probably outraged.
Thankfully, Jon Stewart came to the rescue on Monday night's "Daily Show" with a humorous take on the despicable comments which have advertisers fleeing Limbaugh's show faster than you can say "Liability."
We might all learn something from how Stewart dealt with Limbaugh's remarks, including his insinuation that the amount of birth control you take correlates to how much sex you're having, and that women benefit financially somehow from having regular sex. Instead of getting mad, Stewart didn't allow himself to be shocked:
"Personally, I don't get too worked up about the things Rush Limbaugh says because he is -- and has been for many years -- a terrible person."
Stewart got the most material out of how the GOP presidential candidates and Fox News hosts Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly reacted to Limbaugh. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich simply disagreed with the semantics used, and everyone on Fox seemed to think there was nothing wrong with the reasoning. Stewart reiterated that the issue isn't about sex, it's about a healthcare mandate that would support women's reproductive health whether conservatives like it or not, just like liberals have to deal with government spending on things they don't believe in.
"To the people who are upset about their hard-earned tax money going to things they don't like: Welcome to the f*cking club," Stewart said. "Reimburse me for the Iraq war and oil subsidies and diaphragms are on me!"
Watch the full clip above to hear Stewart take on Megyn Kelly's hypocritical reaction and Limbaugh's "creme de la creepy" comment that confused him the most.
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