Brief insights on a hideous man

Brief insights on a hideous man March 3, 2012

No woman deserves to be disrespected in this manner. This language is an attack on all women, and has been used throughout history to silence our voices.”

“She was respectful, sincere, and spoke with conviction. She provided a model of civil discourse. … And yet, some of those who disagreed with her position – including Rush Limbaugh and commentators throughout the blogosphere and in various other media channels – responded with behavior that can only be described as misogynistic, vitriolic, and a misrepresentation of the position of our student.”

Behold, the most influential voice in Republican politics.”

“Those Republican politicians who have genuflected to Limbaugh in the past — do any of them have daughters? Wives? Sisters? Mothers?

“It is worth calling this what is is — the normalization of cruelty — and asserting, no matter how redundant, that it is wrong, and evidence of the lowest aspects of humanity.”

“And, truly, it’s weird, creepy, offensive and even creepier than you might imagine. The intense rape mentality that fills Limbaugh’s attacks on a woman … is kind of frightening and pathetic and desperate.”

“Conservatives try to pretend like these blatant anti-woman attitudes are about something other than just seething hatred of women for being female, but this entire contraception debacle has demonstrated that nope, it’s just misogyny.”

You want to damage your Christian witness and convince every fair minded skeptic you’re a fraud? Simple, just profess a liking for Mr. Limbaugh.”

“Let’s just say I’m not going out of my way to buy anything from Pro Flowers, Domino’s Pizza or Auto Zone any time in the near future.”

“So far, Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom and Citrix have pulled ads from the program, and several others are considering following their lead.”

“Screw Rush Limbaugh. Screw Gateway Pundit and the entire conservative blogosphere. Screw all of you who think that Sandra Fluke’s age and gender are remotely legitimate reasons to disregard or diminish her message. And finally, screw the rest of us. Because it’s 2012. And we’re still putting up with this. …”

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