A majority of Americans think Rush Limbaugh should be fired for his comments about Sandra Fluke and contraception, according to a Bloomberg poll released on Wednesday.
The poll is another piece of bad news for Limbaugh, who has not been able to shake the scandal he set off by calling Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute." It follows another poll on Tuesday which found that just 29 percent of respondents thought his subsequent apology to Fluke was sincere. It also comes as advertisers continue to pull out of his show in droves.
The Bloomberg survey showed more than half of respondents saying that Limbaugh should be fired "solely" for his comments about Fluke. Men were almost evenly split 49-47 percent on the question, but women came down strongly for Limbaugh's dismissal, with 56 percent calling for his ouster and 39 percent saying he should stay. Moreover, almost a third of Republicans wanted him gone.
Limbaugh, for his part, has continued to brush off the furor.
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