3/6/12

UPDATE Rush Limbaugh Apologist Brent Bozell is Embarassing Himself Over Sandra Fluke


Recently after Rush Limbaugh issued a non-apology, Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell finally spoke out about Limbaugh's attack on Sandra Fluke testifying on contraception.
How does he handle it? He says "Rush crossed the line" and launches a Limbaugh defense site called istandwithrush.org.


From About section:
As the organized left mobilizes to silence once of the most effective conservative voices of our generation, we are providing an opportunity for patriotic Americans to stand with Rush Limbaugh who has fought so hard for our first principles and commonsense conservatism!
Petition States:
I stand with Rush Limbaugh and appreciate the massive contribution that he has made to the conservative movement and our nation over the last 25 years. Rush has apologized. But the radical left will never accept it because they despise him and want him off the air. I condemn attempts by radical left-wing organizations and the media to censor Rush and his commonsense conservative message.

Once again, Bozell is contradicting himself with what he believes censorship is. Also what does patriotism have to do with this? ConWebWatch has pointed out the crucial difference between Sarah Palin and Fluke Bozell is missing when trying to put the same standard on Bill Maher with Sarah Palin. 
Palin is a nationally known political figure, while Fluke's testimony was her very first appearance in a major political forum. Also, Maher made his "c-word" attack on Palin in a stand-up comedy appearance in Dallas; Limbaugh ranted for three days about Fluke's sex life on a nationally syndicated radio show. [ConWebWatch 3/5/12]
MRC does not apply their belief of what censorship is with themselves.

"It's not 'censorship' if ABC decides that Mr. Maher's regularly kooky left-wing remarks are too offensive to its audience or advertisers."- Brent Bozell
Petition states: “I demand that NBC take immediate action by terminating the employees who used a Sunday sports broadcast to insult people of faith.”
"It's perfectly acceptable for an organization to lobby to cancel a program they think is inappropriate. I don't think there's anything wrong with that at all."- Brent Bozell Los Angeles Times 3/20/00
Asking Comedy Central Advertisers to Not Sponsor what his organization called Religious Bigotry (for Christianity only).

UPDATE 3/13/12
For some reason the website I Stand with Rush is gone.
Con Web Watch has details.

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