Skip to comments.A Statement from Rush (Rush offers apology to Slut!)
Posted on 03/03/2012 2:15:11 PM PST by TSgt
For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation. I did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke.
I think it is absolutely absurd that during these very serious political times, we are discussing personal sexual recreational activities before members of Congress. I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability? Where do we draw the line? If this is accepted as the norm, what will follow? Will we be debating if taxpayers should pay for new sneakers for all students that are interested in running to keep fit?In my monologue, I posited that it is not our business whatsoever to know what is going on in anyone's bedroom nor do I think it is a topic that should reach a Presidential level.
My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choices.
“Up yours noob.
Back at ya tiger”
I’ve had enough, both of you, to your rooms and no dinner or
do you want me to get my shillelagh. 1...2...... don’t make
me say three.....
————When are we going to go after Bill Maher, Ed Schultz and Keith Olberman? Why do they get off the hook?———
Didn’t Maher call Sarah the “c” word? This gets more sickening, the more you think about it.
Say what you will about Beck. He started his own network to avoid this problem. That was an extremely gutsy move, made so he could freely pursue the truth.
I mean, it's not like *Rush* is about to get her pregnant.
Am I late?!?
Go to his audio archives and pull up the countless monologues where El Rushbo chastised Republicans for doing this very thing. Sounds like you don't listen to Rush regularly? If you did, you'd know what I'm saying is correct.
Yep, Rush folded a winning hand.
Rush should have untied the other half of his brain before he made this decision.
I most certainly agree with your spirited call to actual doing something. As proof of this, we have become aware of the snide little half men such as Maher. The thing is that the more they can get away with, the bolder they are.
An example so far is the courage of Mark Steyn. He is still standing. Once the tide of decent right thinking application of the First Amendment To The Constitution takes place, they will back off.
Oh boy, after getting hit with old man winter and finally getting out of the driveway, I wax eloquent!
I think it’s fine he apologized. It’s out there now and can be debated for what it is. Rush did his thing, got LOADS of free publicity and can move on with no shame.
On what basis do you say that it's "the truth" that Ms. Fluke is a "slut"? She could be in a long-term relationship with one man and her monthly birth-control pill expenses would be the same as if she were promiscuous.
“I think its fine he apologized. Its out there now and can be debated for what it is. Rush did his thing, got LOADS of free publicity and can move on with no shame.”
Um sure...whatever you say.
“We need a Paul Revere, not a Don Rickles.We need an Andrew Breitbart, not a Walter Mitty.”
I am so impressed with your post and agree with it heartily. I hope you don’t mind, but I have copied and pasted it and forwarded it to friends. I did take off your individual identity and just said it was a post from a fellow Freeper.
Where are the Thomas Paine’s and Patrick Henry’s of our day?
He did the right thing.
It takes guts and maturity to issue a public apology when one has crossed a line, which he did by using a term that is extremely offensive to any woman.
Rush went up in my estimation with this statement.
“Rush will get support from me because I won’t buy a damn thing from any sponsor who dropped him”
That would be the best thing to do.
“Well, the good thing is, the next time theres an important issue to conservatives, we can rely on Rush to come out and....um.. apologize”
Yep, that about sums it up.
I have done it for a while now,
If you did your own research instead of counting on what Rush tells you you would know that Dems do not call Rush an entertainer, They call him the leader of the Republican party.
Now why don't you go back to the ' bubble' and listen to Rush's past skits lecturing on how to NEVER give in to pressure from the left, just like he just did now.
Not a slut. She just wants someone else to pay for her unmarried sex-capades.
Unfortunately, Rush has robbed us of the opportunity to FINALLY fight the left on their own terms.
Had he hung tough, and appealed to his audience to “balance the scales” we would have been able to communicate to his affiliates just how valuable we find their support in a polarized market and political enviroment that is ever more intrusive and wants to drive their costs ever upward.
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