Two standards for political misogyny

The recent media hype would have you believe that a prominent conservative radio talk show host committed a heinous crime against women. Rush Limbaugh, who has the number one-rated talk show in the country, has come under attack by those on the left for a comment he made on his show regarding Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke.

Known for humorously pointing out the absurdity and hypocrisy of the Democrats and the progressive leftists, Limbaugh reacted to Fluke’s testimony by demanding that the taxpayers foot the bill for her sex life by saying, “It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex.” Immediately the left went wild, outraged that Limbaugh had insinuated that Fluke was a “slut.”

This overreaction is not about a comment on a talk show; it’s about silencing oppositional voices. It is blatant hypocrisy and the double standard in the media as seen in the left’s feigned outrage.

Hosts on MSNBC and CNN among other media networks called Limbaugh’s comments disgusting, vulgar and hateful. On MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” host Ed Schultz urged liberals to exploit Limbaugh’s comments in an attempt to get Rush off the airwaves. Schultz stated, “If there is a time to get him off the air, this is the push. I mean, if women in this country are serious about what they hear on the free airwaves of America, there’s no better time.” This is coming from the same guy who called conservative radio host Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut.”

It wasn’t just the media attacking Rush, the Democrats jumped on the band wagon to deliver their own assault against the conservative host. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi along with several other democratic congresswomen released a statement in regards to Limbaugh’s comments, saying “when Sandra Fluke testified before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee after Republicans attempted to silence her, she courageously spoke truth to power. As a result, today, she has been subject to attacks that are outside the circle of civilized discussion and that unmask the strong disrespect for women held by some in this country. We call upon the Republican leaders in the House to condemn these vicious attacks on Ms. Fluke, which are in response to her testimony to the Congress. Democrats will always stand up for women’s health and women’s voices.”

This is coming from the same Democrats that condemn the “Tea Party” which consists largely of women voicing their opinions.

Naturally, Obama had to get in on the publicity and he released his own statements regarding Limbaugh’s comments. Obama personally called Fluke to tell her she had been the subject of “inappropriate personal attacks.” Obama went on to use Limbaugh’s comments for a campaign opportunity by giving a press conference stating, “I can comment on the fact that all good folks can agree that the remarks that were made don’t have any place in the public discourse…that being part of a democracy involves argument and disagreements and debate, and 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 are a private citizen.” He also stated, “He didn’t want to get into the business of arbitrating language and civility.” Yet isn’t this what he has been doing all along?

Obama recently received a $1million dollar donation to his campaign from talk show host Bill Maher. The group Concerned Women for America has called on Obama to give back the money from Maher. In a letter to White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, the group’s CEO, Penny Nance, stated, “As president of a women’s organization representing nearly 500,000 women nationwide, I write to demand that individuals in the Obama Administration immediately stop raising money for Priorities USA, often referred to as Obama’s SuperPAC, a group that has not only taken money from misogynistic comedian Bill Maher, but has publicly boasted about his support for their efforts.” Nance brings up in her letter that Priorities USA official Paul Begala had written in a fundraising appeal, “In case you missed it, last week, comedian Bill Maher pledged $1 million dollars to us at Priorities USA Action to help fight back against the right-wing money machine. Needless to say, we are thrilled. Bill’s commitment to fighting intolerance, extremism and right-wing hate (which is redundant, I know), is legendary. And now he is putting his money where his mouth is.”

Bill Maher is one of the most vile misogynists and makes Limbaugh’s comments seem rather tame in comparison. While appearing in Dallas, Maher used an unacceptable word beginning with a “C” in reference to Sarah Palin. Not only was there no outrage, the Dallas Voice wrote in a review of Maher’s show, “It’s that fearlessness — he acknowledged that some people would probably be uncomfortable with some of his remarks about religion, not to mention calling Sarah Palin a ‘c**t’ (‘there’s just no other word for her’) — that makes Maher the most dangerous person in comedy.”

Because of the lack of print space, I cannot quote all the vile repugnant and vulgar obscenities Maher has used to refer to conservative and Republican women.

When Maher was brought up to Obama’s campaign strategist David Axelrod, he responded that Rush and Maher are not the same. This is true to the extent that Rush is intelligent and has class, Maher has neither.

The Obama regime is now using the Fluke/Limbaugh controversy as a campaign point, saying that the Republicans have waged a “war on women.” Yes, there is a war on conservative/Republican women and it is being orchestrated by the left and carried out by the useful idiots that believe the propaganda.

Just ask Michele Malkin who was number one on Playboy’s published list of the top 10 conservative women who deserved to be “hate-f**ked.” She was described as “highly f**kable Filipina.”

Keith Olberman has referred to S.E. Cupp as “a perfect demonstration of the necessity of the work Planned Parenthood does.” Olbermann is often a special guest at the White House and had remarked that he stood by his remarks. There is an endless list of attacks and verbal assaults against conservative women.

In case you haven’t noticed, you never see feminist organizations coming to the defense of conservative women, nor has anyone in the White House, especially Obama, called any of the conservative women who have been vilely and viciously attacked for their point of view, by those on the left.

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