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After Rush’s “Apology” to Fluke: How the Media Sells Limbaugh’s Big Lie About Taxpayer Role

Rush Limbaugh offered on Saturday and again today a half-hearted “apology” to try to stave off further defections by advertisers (hat tip to Political Carnival) over the contraception furor: I personally do not agree that American citizens should pay for these social activities. What happened to personal responsibility and accountability?…My choice of words [...]
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