Other edgy talk-show hosts have said stuff they were never really able to take back. Seven advertisers have now pulled spots from the Rush Limbaugh show.
Rush Limbaugh apologized for calling Sandra Fluke a “slut” because of her comments about contraception. But that unusual retreat by the sharp-tongued talk show host has not ended the matter as a political weapon.
Newt Gingrich calling Mitt Romney a liar, boorish friends texting at dinner, bad Facebook manners: The nation's etiquette gap – from a shove to a shooting – can breed more incivility.
Controversial broadcaster Rush Limbaugh said he “sincerely” apologizes for calling Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” because she spoke out on birth control.
When Rush Limbaugh called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke 'a slut' and a 'prostitute,' he set off a firestorm of criticism. Some advertisers are leaving Limbaugh's show.