Defending Rush Limbaugh

English: Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh
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I am not really a regular listener of the Rush Limbaugh show, though I like him well enough, so I didn’t hear his remarks about Sandra Fluke. He has apologized for them, though she is not gracious enough to accept his apology, which may indicate something about her character. As I understand the matter, she has enrolled in Georgetown University Law School knowing full well that their health plan did not pay for contraceptives and now she is trying to compel them to. In other words, she wants other people to pay for her lifestyle choices. I don’t know if that makes her a “slut” and Limbaugh probably shouldn’t have used the word, but it does make her a thief and a parasite. I have no intention of apologizing for saying so.

I know that two wrongs never make a right, but I would like to point out that Rush Limbaugh’s ideological opponents have said far more vile things on the air and over the Internet. To the best of my knowledge, Rush has never fantasized about the death of anyone. He has never stated he would like to rape a feminist as some liberals have Ann Coulter. To get a better idea just how vile the Left can be please see The Real Radio Hatemongers. Some of the people who have been loudest in condemning Rush Limbaugh for an offensive but harmless remark have not one word of condemnation for the likes of Ed Schultz or Mike Malloy, or others. Rush is being criticized for a misdemeanor while others get away with felonies.

Rush Limbaugh’s real crime has nothing to do with any remarks he has made. His crime is that he has been an effective voice for Conervatism for 24 years. To the Left that is the unforgivable sin.

 

Update: Here are some more examples of classy statements about women from the left courtesy of the Daily Caller.

Let the Wookie Win

Because droids don’t pull people’s arms out of their sockets when they lose.

 

I think of that scene from Star Wars whenever I see a story like this one from The Christian Institute courtesy of Jihad Watch.

The head of the BBC, Mark Thompson, has admitted that the broadcaster would never mock Mohammed like it mocks Jesus.

He justified the astonishing admission of religious bias by suggesting that mocking Mohammed might have the “emotional force” of “grotesque child pornography”.

But Jesus is fair game because, he said, Christianity has broad shoulders and fewer ties to ethnicity.

Mr Thompson says the BBC would never have broadcast Jerry Springer The Opera – a controversial musical that mocked Jesus – if its target had been Mohammed.

He made the remarks in an interview for a research project at the University of Oxford.

Mr Thompson said: “The point is that for a Muslim, a depiction, particularly a comic or demeaning depiction, of the Prophet Mohammed might have the emotional force of a piece of grotesque child pornography.”

Nobody cares if Christians are offended because we don’t blow people up or riot.