During an appearance on MSNBC, Sandra Fluke responded to critical comments Bill O'Reilly made about her role as a speaker at the Democratic National Convention.
"I think it's clearly offensive to see a bunch of guys sitting around laughing about dropping condoms on a woman," she said on "The Ed Show." "Obviously, that’s offensive. But I try to just not pay attention to it, look past it and focus on the policies that I care about and doing what I can for the president.”
The Georgetown University law student, who is supporting President Barack Obama in his campaign for a second term, continued, "I think it's pretty clear that there's more than one reason that I'm speaking at the convention. I've taken positions on a number of policies and, I hope that my contribution and all of women's contributions would be more respected than that."
Speaking on Fluke's role at the convention last week, O'Reilly said, "I'm just wondering when Sandra Fluke speaks at the Democratic convention what they're going to drop from the ceiling." He added, "I'm just pointing out there’s only one reason this woman is speaking. One and one only."
Fluke entered the national spotlight earlier this year when she was criticized by Rush Limbaugh after being denied to speak at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and the birth control rule.