By The Right Scoop


I’m so glad Santorum didn’t throw Rush under the bus like some Republicans have today, pandering to Democrats. Instead he defended Rush, noting that basically he was pointing out the absurd with the absurd.

The clip below starts with Santorum being asked once again to explain his “Obama is a snob” remark, of which he did a fine job.

BLITZER: All right. Well, let – let’s talk about this other education issue. You know about this Georgetown University law student, this Sandra Fluke. Today, the president actually called her and supported her. She’s getting criticized, as you know, by Rush Limbaugh, who – who has used some outrageous terms. Even a spokesman for the speaker, John Boehner, is saying what Rush Limbaugh is saying is – is totally inappropriate right now.

But let me – let me play this little clip, because he’s – he’s – Rush Limbaugh is suggesting that by supporting government insurance, paid insurance for contraceptives, birth control pills or whatever, Rush Limbaugh suggesting she’s a slut or a prostitute. And then he even goes further.

Listen to this.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

RUSH LIMBAUGH, RADIO TALK SHOW HOST: So Ms. Fluke and the rest of you femi-Nazis, here’s the deal. If we are going to pay for your contraceptives and, thus, pay for you to have sex, we want something for it. And I’ll tell you what it is. We want you to post the videos online so we can all watch.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

BLITZER: All right, go ahead.

I – I want you to respond to Rush Limbaugh.

SANTORUM: Well, he’s taking – you know, he’s being absurd. But that’s, you know, an entertainer can be absurd. And he’s taking the absurd, you know, the absurd point of view here as to how far do you go?

And, look, I’m – he’s in a very different business than I am.

I’m concerned about the public policy of this president imposing his values on the people on people of faith who morally object to the government telling them they have to do something which they believe is a grave moral wrong. And government should not be in the business of telling – you know, when you talk about the separation of church and state, you hear it all the time.

Well, the real separation of church and state in that our founders believed in was that the state cannot tell people of faith what to do and run over their rights.

And that’s what this president is doing right now.

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  • c4pfan

    When it comes to the GOP, you are out for yourself.

  • sjmom

    Rick gave good answers. What annoys me is the Left does not want conservatives pushing our values upon them; yet, they try to impose their values upon us. Hypocrisy at its worst.

    • c4pfan

      That’s all the Left talks about are social issues.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MJGP4QXZ5PRW2MFA5E25CV2WNU rosalie

        They’re trying to bury the economy; gas prices, the pipeline, etc.

    • kong1967

      Bob Beckel finally said something that made me want to pat him on the back. I didn’t catch where, but they were banning smoking even in your own back yard. He said (paraphrased) “the day they do that to me is the day they have to pry my fingers off their necks”.

      Libs are perfectly fine with force to push their values on us. The day will come when it reaches things that matter to them….then they will riot.

    • yhxqqsn

      Yes. It’s typical of leftest behavior. When they complain about what someone else is doing, saying, etc. it’s because whatever it is they don’t want you doing is reserved solely for the leftest to do, say, etc.

  • Freedomswatch

    Where are the liberal “health professionals” screaming that she needs to use a condom to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases? This has always been their mantra until now. Condoms are cheaper and some places even give them out for free.
    So, now we have to pay for birth control pills and a condom? Her sexual activity is her business, but I am not paying for it.
    But if we’re paying for womens sexual health issues, then maybe we ought to pay for strip-clubs for men’s sexual health and well-being….just saying.

    • kong1967

      Don’t forget to add the tip…and make it a good one from Uncle Sam.

  • Linky1

    Media Matters for America has Rush in their sights over this and the leftard media are using their talking points to sabotage Rush. Along with Santorum, it’s up to all of us to stand up and support him and his right to express HIS freedom of speech.

  • sybilll

    I know my feelings are still raw from Andrew’s death, but this is making me livid. This was all orchestrated (JournOlist is alive and well), and Georgie Stephanopolous launched the first grenade. This is all a smokescreen to keep from talking about how much Obama sucks. Now, the Marxists that love free speech when Maher is calling Sarah Palin the *c* word have managed to intimidate at least 3 sponsors into dropping Rush’s show. I think Rush played this one terribly wrong. Low information voters only hear the punchline “Rush called a college student a slut”. All of us know this is all a ruse and any sane person should be offended that they will pay for other people’s birth control, abortifacients and sterilization, but the frikkin Marxists have won this round. If this gets any worse, I am going to do a self-imposed time-out from politics for a while.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      I was so livid yesterday, that I did my rant and then gave myself a time out for the rest of the day. I’m too addicted to Scoop though, one day was as long as I could stay away.

  • c4pfan

    Like people weren’t going around calling Bristol one? Please, people need to get over it.

    • kong1967

      She’s different. She’s the daughter of Satan herself, so it’s ok. Yet, they get so offended if you say something that’s NOT a personal attack…..such as “Obama is a socialist” really sets them off. Wow, that’s just a political ideology, and that’s worse than calling Bush “Hitler”?
      I D I O T S.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

    Mitt Romney was so chicken-sh*t to touch this issue when asked about it by reporters.

  • PFFV

    Obongo’s failures multiply like flies….

    Obama failing history……

    Sat in Rev. Wright’s church for 20 years and said he didn’t hear a word, lie.

    When his association with Wright became a liability, he threw him under a bus. No loyalty

    Started his political career in Bill Ayers’ living room, served on boards with him and now disavows a friendship with the man.

    Cash for clunkers, fail.

    Cap and tax, failure.

    Stimulus I-IV, failure.

    Apology world tour, failure.

    Bill Ayres, terrorist wrote Obama’s first book and Obama denies it, failure.

    Lead with his behind foreign policy, failure.

    When the dems couldn’t come up with a budget, Obama threatened the

    Military retirees and social security recipients not his personal interests, failure.

    Solyndra $535 million bankruptcy, failure.

    First Logic bankruptcy, failure.

    Beacon Power bankruptcy, failure.

    GM Bailout, they still owe $49M and don’t pay taxes, failure.

    Shut Gitmo, failure.

    Oil drilling shutdown in the gulf of Mexico, failure.

    Fast and furious, failure.

    America’s credit rating dropped, failure.

    Border Agent killed with Holder’s guns, failure.

    Didn’t listen to Generals and didn’t send enough troops to Iraq causing more wasted troops, failure.

    Obamacare, failure.

    Don’t ask don’t tell, failure.

    Real unemployment, U6, still over 17%, failure.

    Unemployment never below 8% as promised after the stimulus, failure

    Record number of people on food stamps, failure.

    Record debt, failure.

    Record spending, failure.

    Loses top secret drone to Iranians, failure.

    DEA money laundering to Mexican Cartels, failure.

    Gives Canadian oil and jobs to China and stops Keystone Pipeline, failure.

    Subsidies for oil business to develop oil reserves in Brazil (!!!)

    Ener1, parent company of car battery maker that received $118M from the white house goes bankrupt, failure.

    Fisker Automotive lays off workers in Delaware and California to renegotiate loan for $529 million, failure.

    Ruling that all employer ‘health’ insurance plans must include contraception, access to the morning-after pill and abortion – even religious institutions, failure.

    He will forever be known as the president who signed indefinite detention without charge or trial into law.”

    These harsh words come courtesy of the executive director of the ACLU, formerly a supporter of the president but also just one of the many dissenters who have since have grown disillusioned with an administration tarnished by unfulfilled campaign promises and continuous constitutional violations.
    When he signed the National Defense Authorization Act on New Year’s Eve, President Barack Obama said that he had his reservations over the controversial legislation that will allow for the indefinite detention of Americans.

    Supports OWS as a political force for him, failure

    Obama’s aunt lives in subsidized housing and collects $700/month from social security even though she is an illegal alien and has never paid into social security. Obama changed her illegal alien status to asylum status

    123 systems, after receiving a $390 million govt. subsidies goes bankrupt. Looks like those car batteries aren’t selling. More of those great green investments by Obama using taxpayers money. Failure

    Abound Solar bankrupt after a 2 billion dollar government loan, Failure

    The President’s proposed $1.561 trillion tax increase over 10 years is much bigger than advertised. In fact, the President wants to raise taxes by $1.689 trillion — that’s $128 billion more than was reported by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the President’s FY 2013 budget proposal. – Lie/Failure

    GM Volt stopped production because of low demand. More green failure. Failure.

    And the cavalcade of failures goes on…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

      I hope this isn’t deleted for being so long but this is really good!

    • Trust1TG

      We don’t have the foggiest idea how many trillions, billions and millions Obama has SQUANDERED or stolen.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Excellent PFFV!!

    • Nukeman60

      Wolf Blitzer: ‘Come on, PFFV. Is that all you got. You conservatives are all alike. Obama got Bin Laden, don’t you know!’

  • Been_There_BT

    Since Rush spent a lot of time defending him, I really don’t see that he had any other choice.

    • Asian_chic

      Do you mean Rick wouldn’t have defended Rush if Rush had not said nice things to say about him? I don’t get it.

    • c4pfan

      I think you are wrong.

  • MortimusMaximus

    That smirk tells me Rick Santorum wants to watch too

  • Linky1

    Funny thing, that Internet-Rush is under fire from Media Matters over this and now, here http://weaselzippers.us/ for putting Chevy Volt workers out of a job. (The Volt has been suspended) but, when you look at who is giving him grief, http://thinkprogress.org/green/2012/03/02/436898/gm-the-chevy-volt-has-become-a-political-punching-bag/ and who funds them, funny thing-it all comes back here to the “Center for American Progress Action Fund” which is funded by none other than The Spooky Dude himself. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6709

  • RosiesSeeingRed

    That’s not the way they just reported it on the NBC Nightly News! They made it sound like Santorum spoke out against Rush, playing only the absurd part.

    The entire report was sickening… still portraying her to be some innocent 23 year old college student who can’t afford to buy birth control (violins playing in the background….). No mention of the fact that she’s 30 and has a very well established agenda of her own.

    • Asian_chic

      What are you doing watching NBC? lol

      • RosiesSeeingRed

        You gotta know what the enemy is doing if you want to fight them effectively. ;-)

    • c4pfan

      So? Like Rush can’t tell that Satorum wasn’t saying anything to attack him?

      • RosiesSeeingRed

        I’m sure Rush knows… but I doubt the millions of viewers of the Nightly News do.

        Rush has been supporting Santorum, and they just made it sound like Santorum threw him under the bus over the comments he made… in other words, Rush’s comments were SO BAD that even Santorum spoke out against him.

        NOT TRUE. But millions of people now think it is.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BHU5KKC55GMNVGBVIMBKFCRINI Thien

      The Fluke turns out to be 30 year old activist, portraying as a 23-yr old young lady who cried to Congress about not being able to pay for contraception… Sicko.

      http://www.jammiewf.com/2012/sandra-flukes-appearance-is-no-fluke/

  • kong1967

    Even Boehner spoke out against Rush? …AND? Boehner doesn’t do anything but cave to liberals and give away our leverage. It’s not a compromise to take PROMISES in exchange for immediate handouts to libs. They never try to fulfill the promises. Who cares what Boehner says.

    • Trust1TG

      Drain the DC Jacuzzi.

    • c4pfan

      Yeah, no shock there and I doubt Rush wasn’t surprised himself.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EPNKCLUJ4F2PBVGOB7MU7O56ZA W.

      Shows Boehner’s true colors.

  • JohninSaintLouis

    How can you defend the indefensible? Rush was way out of line and has turned what was a discussion about religious liberty into a debate over contraception which does NOTHING to advance the cause of electing conservatives to office. By his definition every woman who has had contraceptive coverage in their insurance plan is a slut and/or a prostitute. Do you really think that position will gain support for the conservative cause with those that must be appealed to in order to place conservative candidates into office?
    You know, for a site that many use to state Christian beliefs and values, to defend Rush for calling women sluts and prostitutes over the use of contraceptives is about as un-Christian as it gets.

    • Constance

      Really? Have you ever really listened to Rush, or are you just going by what others tell you? You clearly didn’t listen to him this week. He did not call women who use contraceptives sluts and prostitutes, and he never would in a million years. And, for the record, being a Christian does not also mean being a doormat for every liberal idea in town. Enough of the turning the other cheek nonsense. Never has worked. I think the moderate republicans have shown us that for decades now. Please educate yourself on Rush before slamming him and the rest of us. You know not about what you speak.

    • KenInMontana

      How do you manage to draw breath with your head, obviously so far up your own backside?

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      He was saying she’s essentially a prostitute (my words) because she expects to be able to have as much sex as she wants- but wants others to pay for it. Rush was spot on in his mockery of something so pathetic. He was NOT the one who started all of this BS- it was the idiots on the left. Remember, the ones who have for decades screamed at Conservatives to keep their hands off the wombs of women, yet want the government (meaning tax payers) to pay for their baby murders? Remember- the left, whose constant claim is that republicans are anti women? Rush saw this as the most assinine pile of stupidity and called her out on it. If I wasn’t so angry at the left for promoting this kind of “give me give me” attitude, I would have been applauding a lot louder than I did. I couldn’t applaud though, I was too busy trying to scrape my lower jaw off the floor, not being able to believe that I heard it right.
      I don’t see how comparing this woman to a prostitute is unChristian. The Bible speaks of women like her. I pray she would find more joy and real happiness in receiving Christ as her Lord and Savior- but I will speak out against this kind of promiscuity when people like her expect me to pay for her sexual addictions.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/EPNKCLUJ4F2PBVGOB7MU7O56ZA W.

        ABIC, You hit the nail on the head.

        Sexual addiction is the fastest-growing addiction right now – especially internet po rn.

        It’s been called the crack cocaine of this century.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EPNKCLUJ4F2PBVGOB7MU7O56ZA W.

      Don’t be disingenuous.

      This is (supposedly) an unmarried college student who claimed she was in Law School (except that she’s a political activist, and not actually enrolled in GLU) who is claiming to have sex an astounding number of times daily, and is vastly over-estimating the cost of 3 year’s worth of contraceptives by about $2500. dollars. She says she is expecting the taxpayer to pay for her to be able to have all this sex for free at no cost to herself or her partner(s).

      Sex is not a human right, necessity, health issue or recreation. It is a choice. There are actually more risks, than benefits. She would then, of course, expect the public to pay for treatment, since condoms and BC pills do not reliably prevent either disease or pregnancy.

      What they are talking about, of course, is public funding for contraception AND abortion, AND treatment of AIDS, HPV, gonorrhea, syphilis, and the other growing number of diseases. Treatment of AIDS would cost the taxpayer $600,000. for one patient.

      Ms. Fluke’s and everyone else’s sex life is their own responsibility and not something they should expect to be underwritten with public funds.

      • Terry C

        Excuse me — you need to do some research. Birth control pills are used to treat many conditions….they are just not for contraception. And what does Ms. Fluke’s marital status have to do with anything. The right wing sure hates women!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Steven-Valdez/1806887704 Steven Valdez

    Damn, here’s some bad news in Ohio for Santorum supporters.

    Rick Santorum’s Ohio Delegate Problems Pile Up: Even if Rick Santorum wins Ohio on Super Tuesday, he won’t be able to claim all of its delegates. In fact, he is at risk of forfeiting more than one-quarter of them. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/03/rick-santorums-ohio-delegate-problems-pile-up/

    • c4pfan

      Why? Are they changing the rules again?

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      I’m not trying to be sarcastic (for once) but tell me again, how is it that individual votes count again? I mean if people who are running have to jump through hoops to even get on a ballot, and people can’t vote for the guy (or gal) they want because they’re not on the ballot, or when one takes delegates away because their guy didn’t get ahead, how does voting even make a difference? This is what I don’t understand about delegates and electoral college and stuff- kind of makes individuals’ votes not count doesn’t it?

  • LIBERTYUSA

    …OBAMA THE WIMP IS ALSO BECOMING THE LAUGHING STOCK OF THE WORLD !”

  • http://twitter.com/Seanmj63376 Sean Johnson

    Good to see Obumbles is on top of that whole Iran nuke thing. He has plenty of time to call and comfort this whore.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Does CNN report on ANYTHING that really matters?

    What an absurd line of questioning…

    • c4pfan

      Tell me about it. It’s all about gotcha questions.

    • Constance

      And to think that CNN used to be the only game in town on cable not that many moons ago.

  • LeonidasOfSparta1957

    Bravo to Rush. This silly female, Fluke, has the unmitigated audacity to EXPECT, nay, DEMAND, that American tax payers pay for her to get contraception. When she contracts some terrible side-effect disease from that contraception she will insist that we pay for her problems to be solved; if she quits her birthcontrol pills she will insist that we pay for her abortions. KEEP YOUR KNEES TOGETHER MS. FLUKE– it’s cheap and safe and it won’t COST YOU and your health, or all of US and our taxes, ONE FLIPPING PENNY.
    What happened to “take care of your own darned contraceptions?” what happened to “if I go to a Catholic University, or WORK for a Catholic organization, I know the demands and I accept their rules or go elsewhere” ?????
    She may not like being called a slut, but she is one– and not because of the “sex.” She’s prostituting herself to a system and selling her choices out to the highest bidder.
    Since WHEN do we owe her anything?

    • c4pfan

      Rush has always been the same with this, so I don’t get this whole thing.

      I guess people forget Bristol being screamed at with worse by that guy while filming that reality show that ended up not happening. She has another one coming out with Lifetime that will be out later this year. How much you want to bet how many called her a slut when they found out?

    • cathmom

      Oh gosh and now she wants to be a lawyer, Lord help us.

  • c4pfan

    As long as Santorum wins the votes, I don’t think the delegate thing will matter. All people focus on are the vote totals anyway, right?

  • marketcomp

    It is so interesting how a woman who says she cannot get contraceptive is the topic of the day in the media but the topic about birth certificate forgery, presented by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is completely ignored by fox, abc, cbs, msnbc, and all radio talk etc., Can anyone explain this to me or did Obama use this phony contraceptive topic to cover-up the falsification of the selective service card, and the phony birth certificate?

    • c4pfan

      Come on, you know that they weren’t going to cover it.

    • cathmom

      yes its all for cover up, to make us look in a different direction.

  • CalCoolidge

    I’d like to see Rick ask Wolf why Wolf never asks Obama about what Bill Maher calls Palin, or what Obama’s friend Chris Rock says about white people.

    • cathmom

      Right on!! Very good point!

  • c4pfan

    Scoop are you going to put up what Obama is saying about Iran and the game he’s playing? I liked this quote from Santroum’s twitter

    Rick Santorum‏@RickSantorumReply
    Retweet

    Favorite
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    Ask yourself, why does Obama need to say “I’m not bluffing” on Iran? Answer: Because he’s seen as weak & failing to protect Israel

  • c4pfan

    If interested, Rick is on CSPAN right now.

  • 911Infidel

    Ahhh…did da whittle Dhimirhoids get offended by a little humor? And did the scared little sheep in the Stupid Party play along with them? Thanks for backing up, once again my thesis on what’s wrong with this party.

    Maybe the Dhimis should just change the name of their party to what they are. The Socialist Party. Then the Repubikans can change their party to the old Dhimi Party, cause that’s what they really are.

    That would give the Values Voters the opportunity to form their own party. They could call it…oh say…the Republican Party.

    There I fixed it.

  • sara holy land

    great Answer

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/B2TGU6U2HFFSZUXHIPTQX36R3E Ana

    Quit apologizing and stick to your guns…he is a snob, why back paddle. The media loves it when we apologize and beg forgiveness – admitting we were wrong.

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    Boehner is a spineless disappointment and as pathetic as the rest of the morons on the left. Good for Santorum, but anyone with an ounce of common sense should realize that Rush was only speaking as stupendously, mind numbingly, incredulously, vacuously moronic as tje trollup did before congress.

    • nibblesyble

      trollup..lol

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        ;-) gotta be polite in my tirades.

      • c4pfan

        Ha, yeah I guess he should have used that.

  • NJK

    What really infuriates me is even Rick Santorum feeling the need to defend himself against a man who is lying about his origins. I don’t think he did particularly well here. How much longer do we have to be insulted with the lie that Hussein is an American? How much longer do we have pretend? How much longer do we have to suffer the insult from creeps like Blitzer, and Boehner.

    Did any of these people get the message yesterday, that this man in the White House presented a fraudulent document as a legitimate birth certificate? Are we all supposed to continue to pretend, it isn’t there? God, this is just sick.

    • c4pfan

      I don’t get you being mad at Santorum.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      You know what kills me about this whole birth certificate thing? I mean us birthers get mocked about tin foil hats and all- from the RIGHT, yet how far do any of us of the unwashed masses get without one?
      My husband had to get his drivers license renewed this year. He had to have: 2 utility bills with our name and address on them, his dogtags, his social security card, his old license, and his birth certificate. The only birth certificate he had was the original from the hospital he was born in in W. Virginia. It had the official seal on the back- was embossed, and THEY WOULD NOT ACCEPT IT!!!! He had to send away for an original long form, even though the one he had was the only one issued back then. I have to have mine every time I go anywhere, and to the ICE office when I get my greencard renewed. Yet, I guess if my husband was running for POTUS, he wouldn’t need one?!

      • JoeMontana16

        Piece of advice. Come through the southern border and you wont need all that stuff. :)

    • REHLV

      NJK;
      I know what you are feeling. You will not get any of the candidates to address this issue head on. However, they had better get ready to answers questions about this issue, and they better be dam sure they do not look like Santorum looked tonight.

      Simple answer: I am sorry I have been so busy with this campaign, that I really do not have the time to do this research. Some of the states are looking into it to see if Obama is qualified to be on the ballot in their states. I am sure that if their is anything amiss we will hear about it. What the states do is really up to the state legislatures. I think this answer will end the discussion. If not repeat it again. If not repeat it again. If not repeat it again. Time is up. Good Night.

    • NCHokie02

      i think he did fine on the snob part but he should have defended Rush by saying “Its none of my business what a radio talk show host says. If you have an issue with what he said then take it up with Rush, not me.”

  • NJK

    I don’t think Rick Santorum can defend himself or his position as well as Newt. I can see him slipping into pandering, and I can’t support someone that does that. We need incredible strength right now.

    Is there anyone who will admit we’re being lied to about Hussein? Dead Navy Seals, dead soldiers, the Middle East on fire, Islamic Jihad on the march, millions of jobs lost, families destroyed, a dead Border Agent, a dead Ice Agent, hundreds of others at the hands of this regime in Fast and Furious, has anyone bothered to look at the suicide rate since he’s been sitting illegally in the White House? Our rights being trampled on daily, lie after lie, after lie, fuel prices through the roof.

    And we still have to sit here and feign ignorance and pretend he’s perfectly legitimate? God, what a pathetic country.

  • http://twitter.com/nestroyat64 Johann Streit

    At least better than Boehner who is taking cover from the Rush tornado.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=500549684 Corey Kitchens

    Romney is going to win the nomination…….and that sucks!!!

  • BMinPA

    How did Santorum defend Rush? After stumbling and stuttering, which means he was trying to figure out what is politically acceptable, he says Rush was being absurd. That’s throwing him under bus in my book.

  • Nukeman60

    Blitzer sounded like he was ranting a bit there at the beginning. I think he forgot that he was an interviewer and not a debater.

    Santorum’s answer should have been : ‘Yeah, Wolfie, I called him a snob. You know what a snob is don’t you? Just look in the mirror. Yeah, a snob, you piece of work’.

  • Major914

    Somebody should tell Wolf to go fluke himself.

  • REHLV

    Santorum needs to have his answers to questions figured out before he gets in the interview. You know this was coming and he looked like a minor league player. He should have simply said: I have no comment on this. 2nd comment: I just told you I have no opinion on this. Then move on.

    Why are we wasting our time on this crap, when we could be looking at Newt’s new $2.50 gallon gas ad.

    Right Stuff can you get a copy of this new ad for the Newt fans on this sight?

  • stage9

    Democrat Party: The party of class warfare, infanticide, lawlessness, sexual perversion, and whoredom.

  • http://twitter.com/Rushlimbang Brian Skinner

    Rush should not be calling women sluts. I don’t care what the reason is. Conservatives should not be adding to the coarsening of society.

  • John_Frank
  • Jaynie59

    Are you frigging serious? I said on the other thread, where you posted a link to a Michelle Malkin piece that threw Rush under the bus, that you weren’t strong enough for me. You got pissed.

    Then you do THIS? Are you insane? Not only did Santorum throw Rush under the bus, he backed the bus up over him and ran over him again. And he did it while stuttering and stammering thru the whole sorry interview. He even threw himself under the bus when he took back the “snob” remark, which is the ONLY thing I’ve agreed with him on.

    You know what? You and the Ace crew can all just… oh forget it.

    Right. See ya later. I’m done.

    • Nukeman60

      Politicians can’t take the hardline that you would want them to take. Any politician calling anybody a slut would lose their election.

      What Rick should have said was, “Have you asked Obama what he thought of Bill Maher calling Sarah Palin the ‘C-word’? When you do that, come back to me and we’ll talk. Why do you ask me about what someone else said”.

      The snob, Blitzer, really wanted Santorum to defend Rush. It would have been all over every liberal site in the nation. Politicians have to be smart about what they say.

  • TheRedWriter

    What a misleading, disapointing headline this was. He didn’t take up for a dad gum thing. He even looked scared to comment on it. He also backed off his snob comment. What a freakin joke. I can’t believe this big government union backer, Arlen Spector supporter has become the right wing savior.

    • JoeMontana16

      You are correct sir. Watching this interview should tell us one thing. If he is the nominee, focus on the House and Senate. Watching this interview was like watching my own house burn down. Utterly painful.

  • NCHokie02

    I would have responded to Wolf’s question after he metioned that Obama called that chick to see if her feelings were hurt..aww…she’s probably lucky Clinton wasn’t in office or she would be invited over for a private talk to see how she’s “really feeling”…wink wink, nudge nugde, know what I mean gov’nor, know what I mean?…..anyhow back to my answer, I would have asked if Obama had called the families of the Soldiers who were killed recently in Afghanistan due to the Koran issue to see if they were ok….I think there loved ones received a little more than being called names.

  • JoeMontana16

    This is just par for the course with Santorum. This Guy doesn’t have a clue. We cannot survive with Republicans like this. How the hell am I gonna defend this Guy when he can’t defend himself much less us? He talks about Obama apologizing to the world but what does he do? Apologize the entire interview. Why the hell would he apologize for Rush? Rush can take care of himself and I’m damn sure he wouldn’t appreciate this Guy cleaning up a hypothetical mess for him. That interview was painful to watch.

    Newt 2012. Because we sure as hell aren’t gonna win with that Guy. Ever.

  • sandynsavannah

    I morally object to this type of crass discussion. (the one shown here on CNN)

    Why have we let the conversation stray away from the righteous topic of “religious liberty” to discussions about the behavior seen among the worst of libertines?

  • sandynsavannah

    I would love to have seen the way Newt would have handled these questions.

  • Been_There_BT
  • WordsFailMe

    Looks like little Ricky is growing up, Lucy. He’s learning how to deny that he called the president a snob only a day before.

    “It was a strong term, probably not the smartest thing but you know what, I don’t give prepared talking points speeches written by other people.”

    This is what we call ‘apologia sleight-of-hand-icus.’ It’s an apology but you can’t see it unless you know the trick. “Trick Ricky,” candidate for Presidenty.

    Next week we are going to teach him how to fool the Israelis.

  • JohninSaintLouis

    Just in case anyone is interested in FACTS:
    Sandra Fluke is enrolled as a law student at Georgetown University.
    Being a law student and a political activist are not mutually exclusive.
    She testified about a friend who needed contraceptives to help treat a tumor on her ovaries. Rush is the idiot who turned this into a sex issue.
    Sandra Fluke does not have any sexually transmitted disease and did not testify about STD’s
    I know a woman who was prescribed the pill to regulate her period. Millions of women use the pill for reasons other than prevention of pregnancy.
    Rush exhibits appalling ignorance re: contraception implying that the more sex she has the more pills she has to take which is patently false as well as just plain STUPID.
    NO ONE except Rush is saying that taxpayers have to foot the bill for contraception.
    Providing contraception actually lowers your insurance premium since preventing pregnancies is more cost effective to the insurance company. I should know, I am in the insurance business.
    If you want to consider sex being only for procreation ,fine, but keep your damn opinion to yourself. How is it in any way CONSERVATIVE for you to stick your nose into my bedroom? I have been married to the same woman for 30 years and we are done making babies but we still enjoy making love and we plan on doing so until death do us part. I am not inclined to listen to some jerk who has failed at marriage 3 times now about anything having to do with relating to the opposite sex.
    To call someone a slut and/or a prostitute displays a crudeness and coarseness that should be offensive to everyone. ESPECIALLY A CHRISTIAN!
    Rush Limbaugh never met a fact he couldn’t distort and is a bully besides and makes being a true conservative a lot harder than it should be because he is constantly twisting the truth and needlessly attacking others.
    Rush used to have a T.V. show and I was watching it, very early in the first Clinton term, as he spoke about past presidents who had dogs at the White House and mentioned that the Clinton’s did not have a dog but did have a cat. He then displayed a picture of Socks, the Clinton’s cat. He then corrected himself and said something like wait, the Clinton’s do have a dog and then he put up a picture of Chelsea who was about 10 years old at the time. I could not believe what I just saw and as the father of a then 8 year old daughter I was incensed. Say what you want about the Clinton’s but to have that fat SOB publicly ridicule a 10 year old girl who never did him any harm is just plain DESPICABLE and if anyone reading this cannot agree to that then you are a sorry excuse for a human being just like Rush.
    To the woman who identified herself as a Christian and said she has had it with turning the other cheek I say WWJD. Stop wrapping yourself in the Christian flag at the same time you spew hate.
    Let go of the birther crap. It is a big waste of time and makes you look like an idiot and distracts the discussion from issues that actually matter.

    • KenInMontana

      I have had all of your pretentious, self righteous, phony indignation and obvious hatred that I am prepared to take or allow you to subject those that visit this site to. You’re done here.

      • JohninSaintLouis

        Ken,

        Where in any of my comments is the hate? I will admit to contempt for Rush Limbaugh. He completely overplayed the hand Obama dealt him and turned what should have been a discussion about religious freedom which conservatives could have won into a crass and distasteful discussion about contraception and sex and so my indignation certainly is not phony. I think the fact that Rush issued an apology gives at least some credence to this analysis
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        The other question is why do you have the final say as to my banishment. I had a couple of “likes” to my comments. We live in the U. S. of A. and for you to apparently arbitrarily deny me of the chance to share my views with at least one other like minded soul is ungenerous. Post your reasons for my banishment for all to see so that my cause can at least be heard.

        Thanks,

        John

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  • KenInMontana

    Does Rush actually need defending? Nope. I would wager if anything it will generate a marked increase in traffic for his site and increase his share of listeners. Besides, I think Rush is more than up to the task of defending his point of view, against all comers.

  • Dodoforever Canspell

    Santorum was a hair’s breadth away from throwing Rush under the bus. What he should have said was that Rush’s premise about taxpayers not having to pay for someone’s sexual appetites was absolutely right, but that Rush has every right to his freedom of speech and any hurt from that is Rush’s business and Rush’s business alone. Why would that leftie CNN reporter even talk about a radio talk show host with the presidential candidate?
    Also, why did he say his choice of words (calling Obama a “snob”) was perhaps wrong. Never apologize for bye gones. He is a straw in the wind, bending any which way under pressure, just like Obama and Romney. Bad news.

  • TPDanbo

    Santorum stood up for his fellow Conservative,that’s character and honorable!

  • Joe Gayda

    The fact is that Rush totally misrepresented what she said, because he doesn’t want the issue of women’s health /reality, getting in the way of his rant. I heard what Rush said, and I heard her talk about ANOTHER WOMAN who couldn’t get contraceptives despite medical necessity, and ended up needing surgery. She didn’t even testify about her own sexuality. But Rush will never admit that he misrepresented what she said, because he doesn’t want his listeners to hear the Truth