There are more important issues for the country to move on to. But just a few more words to bring perspective to the Rush Limbaugh-birth control rowdy-dow, because some folks would love for the presidential election to turn on this silliness.
First, while Limbaugh was way out of bounds to call Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke what he did, she’s not exactly innocent road kill. In fact, it appears she’s pretty much a professional left-wing activist who, writes The Washington Post, “researched the Jesuit college’s health plans for students before enrolling, and found that birth control was not included” and proceeded to lobby for it for three years. In short, she appears to have enrolled for the singular purpose of trying to force birth control on the Catholic school.
Moreover, even liberal Democratic strategist Kirsten Powers, bless her fair-minded self, notes that left-wing extremists such as Bill Maher,
Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann have essentially waged a misogynistic war on women – but that, “Boycotts are reserved for people on the right.”
Maher alone has called conservative women the most vulgar names possible for a woman’s private parts. But no outrage. Instead, he’s a big donor to President Obama’s super PAC, which has gladly accepted the cash.
Just a little perspective.