Chelsea Clinton To Sandra Fluke: 'We Both Have Been Attacked By Rush Limbaugh'

03/29/2012 12:35 pm ET | Updated May 29, 2012

Chelsea Clinton noted a similarity between herself and Sandra Fluke during a panel on Wednesday: both women have been targets of Rush Limbaugh's.

Clinton and Fluke were among a larger group of women speaking about politics at the 92nd Street Y in New York.

"She and I have something in common," Clinton said, according to Buzzfeed. "We both have been attacked by Rush Limbaugh. She was 30, I was 13."

Limbaugh got into trouble in 1993 when, during an episode of the television show that he hosted at the time, he said, "Socks is the White House cat. But did you know there is also a White House dog?" and showed a picture of Clinton.

Limbaugh said that there had been a technical error which resulted in him showing the wrong photo. He apologized for the incident, just as he did after the firestorm surrounding his calling Fluke a "slut" for her comments about birth control.

Speaking at the 92 Street Y event, Fluke said that she was concerned that Limbaugh's attacks on her would have a chilling effect.

"I was worried they would think, 'I should sit down and shut up, because if I speak out, this is what happens' ... I want women to see this as an empowering moment," she said.

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