It seems Rush Limbaugh is getting a bit sensitive about having his vile attacks on Sandra Fluke out there for everyone to see. The Daily Kos made a Youtube clip putting a whole bunch of his disgusting comments together and now Limbaugh has had it removed for a copyright violation.
Overall, Limbaugh attacked Fluke an astonishing 53 times over three days. We took snippets of each of those attacks and spliced them together for the world to see, then uploaded it to YouTube.
Today, we got notice from YouTube that the clip had been pulled for copyright violation..
The video is clear Fair Use. It’s not even a close call. We’ve already asked YouTube to reconsider. And I’d be happy to litigate this issue with Limbaugh’s lawyers in court, if they want to take it that far.But I am perplexed—why is he suddenly so shy and retiring about his views on Sandra Fluke? He should be thrilled that us liberals are helping spread his noxious views. Or is he now embarrassed by them?
This move is absolutely pointless. They know they can’t win in court. And if Youtube doesn’t restore the clip, that will speak volumes, In the meantime, Kos has put the clip on Vimeo.