One of the clever things that Stephen Colbert and the writers of “The Colbert Report” have become experts at is the ability to slam a person in a way that might actually sound complimentary if you weren’t listening closely enough.
You knew that as soon as “The Daily Show” hit the air this week that they were going to address Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a “slut.” And they did with full guns blazing; Jon Stewart even expressed that “he’s a terrible person” at some point during the show-opening bit about the incident.
Sandra Fluke has been at the center of a media firestorm after political commentator Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” and “prostitute” on his radio show after she testified before Congress that health insurance companies should provide birth control to women despite their moral objections.
Rush Limbaugh isn’t the only one getting into hot water for remarks towards Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. Now Patricia Heaton of ABC’s “The Middle” has gotten heat for some tweets she made directed at the activist, who testified in front of Congress in support of a law that compels institutions like Georgetown to pay […]