Here's to you, AOL! Apparently, Rush Limbaugh's
over the top trouncing attack attempt on Ms. Fluke
only redounded back on him. Even if he had a legitimate
point buried under all that hostility, all that one
remembers is the name calling delivered by vitriol.
Several sponsors are leaving Rush out on a limb, sort
of. Why is anyone surprised? He's always been quite
the little hater, but this last volley was just too
much; even those who might agree in principle had
to back away, some publicly.
The Pill IS mostly about preventing contraception
(-thank goodness!). But it also has been prescribed
for other medical reasons to promote women's health.
Rush doesn't care about that or very much else. Maybe
he will lose (at last) some of his following, 'tis a
consummation devoutly to be wished, as Shakespeare
Civility may yet have a chance. Here's hoping that's