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Rush on the Run

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From my weekend Limbaugh notebook ...
  • Thinking Sandra Fluke will make a fine Clear Channel CEO after the lawsuit
  • NYT: Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm
  • Peggy Noonan: "What Rush Limbaugh Said Was Crude, Rude, Even Piggish"
  • George Will: GOP "leaders are afraid of Rush Limbaugh. They want to bomb Iran, but they're afraid of Rush Limbaugh"
  • Ron Paul: Rush only "apologized" to keep advertisers: "It was his bottom line that he was concerned about"
  • Kathleen Parker: Rush "helped advance the argument from the left that Republicans are waging a war against women"
  • WaPo: Limbaugh should take lessons from Imus and Shultz
  • Full statement by Clear Channel subsidiary Premier Networks defending Limbaugh's "opinions"
  • AP: Limbaugh comments overshadow GOP contest
  • From a reader: Rush, I lost an ovary to cysts. I'm on the Pill to keep from losing the other one. And that ovary does NOT accept your apology
  • Now that Clear Channel defends calling Sandra Fluke a "slut," worth noting their boss is Bain Capital
  • Rush boss Clear Channel speaks thru it's Premiere Networks, says "We respect the right of Mr. Limbaugh ... to express those opinions."
  • From a reader: Clear Channel respecting the right doesn't mean you have to pay someone to express them. Do they get that?
  • Sears Ad On Rush Limbaugh Program
  • Sears claims Limbaugh ads, if any, a "mistake." Did they channel Nixon to write that?
  • Rush fun fact: U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul is the son-in-law of Limbaugh boss Clear Channel founder and worth at least294M
  • Sears weirdly says it doesn't buy Rush ads but "possible that a station incorrectly ran one of our ads"
  • From Cenk Uygur: A Challenge to Rush: Prove Your Ratings
  • With Limbaugh advertisers on the run what about the boss? Where's the Occupy Clear Channel movement?

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Let's recap the essential facts: Prompted by a previously unknown university student's one day of Capitol Hill testimony, Rush Limbaugh spent three days on air last week labeling her a "slut" and a "prostitute," and called for her to post video of her sex acts on the Internet.

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