Patricia Heaton Also Apologizes For Insensitive Sandra Fluke Jokes

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She may star on The Middle, but when it comes to politics, Patricia Heaton is one of the few outspoken celebrities who is far to the right.

How far to the right? Rush Limbaugh far.

Just like that conservative talk show host, this actress went off on Sandra Fluke not long after the Georgetown Law School student appeared at a press conference last week and pleaded her case for why contraception should be covered by health insurance companies.

As you can see in the sample Tweets below, Heaton continually, condescendingly mocked Fluke's supposed reliance on others:

Patricia Heaton Tweets

But then also like Limbaugh, Heaton issued an apology via Twitter, writing: Mea culpa Sandra! Wasn't being respectful 2 u re my tweets as I hope people wd b w/me. Don't like you being dissed -so sorry."

Perhaps realizing that a Mea Culpa written like a second grader was equally disrespectful, Heaton gave it another try and finally struck the right tone:

I apologized to Ms Fluke last week. I may not agree with her views but I didn't treat her with respect and I'm sorry. I was wrong. Mea Culpa.

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Please don't apologize for your feelings about Ms Fluke. She should work for her birth control pills like I did and most every hard working American citizen. Evidently, she wants a feel ride and her picture and name to be splashed on TV so she can make it big in her attorney practice. Bet, they don't post my feelings.
Please don't give in, you are right in saying what you did, please continue to stand up for what you believe in and don't cave in.....

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PATRICIA HEATON JUST LOST A FAN IN CLEVELAND. SHE CLAIMS TO BE A CHRISTIAN?!
Just because she was born with a silver spoon in her (loud) mouth, she has no business judging anyone until she has walked in their shoes.

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Why is it that when a conservative states their opinion (ie Rush Limbaugh, Patricia Heaton, and the latest Kirk Cameron saying on Piers Morgan he thinks homosexuality is wrong) the media just bashes them over and over and over, yet when a liberal states their opinion that degrades a conservative (ie comments made by Bill Maher, and others like him, comments made against Sarah Palin, Bush, Fox News)it seems to be OK and becomes Freedom of Speech. I don't get it.. Two wrongs don't make a right in any case, but I was always taught "what's good for the goose, is good for the gander"! Just saying!

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You can be outspoken and critical of the actions of others, but when you reach total insensitivity and cruelty, you expose yourself as a P.O.S. Patricia Heaton is an aging actress who hit it big because of Ray Romano. In case you think this is an isolated case, she mocked Michael J Fox when he was making a plea for more money from Congress for research on Parkinson's. She got another show with Kelsey Grammer who is also conservative, but who shows some decorum and humor, but the show bombed not because of her cause, but because she just isn't that good.

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@pam, if her insurance company paid for birth control, as she proposes, she would be paying for her birth control needs. That's how health insurance works. Insurance companies pay for vasectomies and hysterectomies which are forms of birth control. This is no different.

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Heaton professes to be a strong Christian and credits God with her career! Bullying and hateful comments about someone she doesn't even know, don't seem to fit with her "Christian" values. I'm not watching the Middle anymore. So disappointed.

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I never will watch any tv shows {or buy anything from their sponsors} that has people disrespecting their fellow american woman in one way or the other. We all have the right to say what we think, but it does not have to come out of the gutter, do it with class. What are we teaching our children. America is in such a bad state, look at our politician, they don't know how to speak, all they do is bad mouth each other. Let them truly explain what the proof and plan they have in trying to let america be whole again

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A very good point was made on the news yesterday by none other than a female Democratic journalist who is rightly disgusted by liberal pundits denigrating conservative women. She said that our own (Democratic)party says it's pro-women, but by these comments shows that they are only pro-women when it suits them! The rest of the time they are willing to insult women in the most sexually humiliating ways!

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If it had been a single silly comment I'd overlook it but she repeatedly slandred this student for her OPINION. I will never see Patricia Heaton in the same light! Such bullish behaviour from a mom! So disappointed in her!!!

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MAYBE IF VIAGARA AND CIALIS AND ALL THESE DRUGS FOR MEN WHO WANT TO HAVE BONERS WEREN'T COVERED BY INSURANCE, THERE'D BE LESS NEED FOR BIRTH CONTROL. EQUALITY!

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