President Obama Supports Sandra Fluke, Invokes Daughters in Slamming Rush Limbaugh Remark

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President Obama invoked his daughters, Malia and Sasha, as he described reaching out to now-famous Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke over the phone.

Fluke and Rush Limbaugh have been ensnared in a war of words after Limbaugh called the contraception activist a slut for her testimony before Congress.

Obama elevated the issue even further when he called Fluke personally and the White House condemned Limbaugh's controversial remarks on the subject.

Since then, sponsors have been fleeing the Limbaugh show despite Rush's apology to Fluke and even GOP presidential candidates are distancing themselves.

At a press conference yesterday, Obama said:

"The reason I called Ms. Fluke is because I thought about Malia and Sasha and one of the things that I want them to do as they get older is to engage in issues they care about, including ones that I may not agree with the on."

"And I don't want them attacked or called horrible names just because they're being good citizens. One thing that all decent folks can agree that the remarks that were made don't have any place in the public discourse."

"We want to send a message to all our young people being part of a democracy involves argument and disagreements and debate. We want you to be engaged."

"And there's a way to do it that doesn't involve you being demeaned and insulted. Particularly when you're a private citizen."

Amid the debate over the rise of insurance coverage of contraception, Obama was asked if he believed the Republican party was engaged in a "war on women."

"Women are going to make up their own mind," Obama said Tuesday. While he denied that women are or will ever be "single-issue voters," he said, "I believe that Democrats have a better story to tell to women."

"It's about how we’re going to solidify the middle class and grow this economy; make sure everybody’s got has a fair shot; everybody’s doing their fair share and we’ve got a fair set of rules of the road for everybody to follow."

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@Honda Hey, good points there! True, the liberal wing of the Dem Party no doubt are giving her the moola to do all she's doing. It's been found her boyfriend's Dad widely supports liberal agendas/ politicians. She's a liberal insider. Another attempt at the Obama machine to shore up the leaky ship! Sad.

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@Leo Ha! Now all the President needs to do is restore a sense of dignity and respect back to the NAME of Womanhood! He's needs to decry the over-the-top, derogatory slams against women made by Bill Maher and insist the Obama-supporting Super Pack give back the 1 Million Maher donated. Put your money where your "ideology" is, Barack!

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Miss Fluke is on alot of TV programs. Who is paying for her to travel all over the country? I don't think it is by chance? I don't think most law school students would have the time or capital to take off from their school work to just travel around to TV shows. I would be interested in who is finacing her vacation?

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1 week later, and 1 fake apology!!
Ms Fluke exercised her right as a private citizen to speak on a topic that Needed to be addressed from a woman's point of view. The day before when she tried to open up a channel of dialogue on the subject about women's rights, the door was shut in her face by a men only panel. When Sandra Fluke was *invited to speak on behalf of women,including women other than herself she was Not berated and dehumanized by the group of people that she spoke in front of. She left that panel as a well spoken woman with grace and dignity. It took Rush Limbaugh (the mighty joe young of the airwaves) to turn Sandra Fluke into Names that Nobody else would dare consider calling her. The President did as he Needed to do, restore a sense of dignity and respect back to the Name of Sandra Fluke.
P.S.
I've said it before,
Rush Limbaugh Needs to take lessons in hang gliding and get lost!!

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Bottom line: The liberal media gets away with murder. The conservative media gets crucified. Just another day in America.

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@ Deborah. And calling someone a Pig is much more benign than calling them a slut? What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Of Course Bil Maher can call anyone anything he likes.
Is it about the slut calling or is it that women should be able to abort as they wish, when they wish and sleep with as many men as they wish. Is that really the thing here?
SO there just is no longer any thing such as sin. AWw... no wait, there's murder! But then again, someone like Casey Anthony walked out scott free.
The old moral compass is way off course. SO wish someone out there would have the guts to fix it somewhat - but I agree, without calling names. Don't people do that in any case behind closed doors - oh yeah I forgot the door was open here.

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hey guys. this is not a political forum. its not all about the democratic or the republican here. it is about our foundamental human rights. (democracy). being able to say what you think without being scared of old men like Rush calling you all soughts of name. i know if Rush were to be a Democrat. Rommey, John mccain, sarah palin would have finished Obama. Obama did not even critisize Rush that much

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ALL KINDS OF DANGEROUS VIOLENCE OVERSEAS, INVOLVING AMERICAN SERVICEMEN, A TERRIBLE ECONOMY, HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT, SKY HIGH FUEL PRICES, AND OBAMA TAKES TIME OUT, FROM HIS BUSY SCHEDULE OF RUINING AMERICA, TO CALL THIS ONE INDIVIDUAL, WHO WAS INSULTED BY A TALK SHOW HOST, WHO IS ALSO AN ADDICT. ALL I CAN SAY IS, ROMNEY FOR PRESIDENT

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thank you steffans. thank you sanity,,,,,,

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@ DESI......Thank you for being the voice of sanity..It disgusts me the way people are still blaming Ms.Fluke, when they don't even make sense. I am glad you explained it but they will never understand, it will still be about her and sex thanks to that Pig Limbaugh. Thanks for trying anyway...

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