Rush Limbaugh is literally paying for the comments he made this week about Sandra Fluke.
On Thursday, the Georgetown University Law School student - who has been a vocal supporter of the Obama administration's decision to require insurance companies, even those used by religiously-affiliated employers, to cover the cost of contraception - was denied a chance to speak at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and birth control.
She proceeded, though, to take part in a press conference in which Fluke told the story of a friend who was prescribed birth control to deal with ovarian cysts; could not afford the cost when school insurance refused to pay for it; and has since suffered grave medical consequences as a result.
Fluke also said the price of birth control in general can be thousands a year. Limbaugh's response?
He referred to Fluke as a "slut" and a "prostitute" and added: