Rush Limbaugh's Top 5 Misogynistic Moments

Rush Limbaugh's Top 5 Misogynistic Moments

Limbaugh's recent "slut" attack is just one sound bite in a long history of anti-female rants

Rush Limbaugh caused a dustup recently when he referred to a female activist who implored Congress to mandate that birth control to be covered by all insurance companies in all states a "slut" and a "prostitute."  Limbaugh is really going to be pissed when he realizes chastity belts were tossed a long time ago and that women have been having unbridled sex when they want with whomever they want for years.

Gee, I don't remember anyone calling men sluts when they enjoyed their Viagra being covered by insurance.  (By the way, only about 28 states require insurance to cover contraception  -- and that number increased only after Viagra got prime treatment).

Really, I'm not surprised Limbaugh has a problem with universal coverage for birth control. Given his history of slights against women, I'm sure he thinks we should keep our legs closed, only speak when spoken to, and only have sex when we're married and trying to conceive.

In case you missed Limbaugh's past litany of insults against women, here's a tawdry review of the worst five:

1990s - Rush Limbaugh coined and popularized the derisive term "Feminazi" to refer to feminists. Sadly, it  became a big hit on his radio show.

1994 - Limbaugh releases the "Undeniable Truths of Life."  At #24 on his original list, is the following statement: "Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women access to the mainstream of society."


2006 - Limbaugh calls woman who declared herself a victim of gang rape, a "ho."  Now, years later, we know this woman as the liar who falsely accused members of the Duke Lacrosse team of rape. At the time, however, Limbaugh had no basis for his denigration.

2007 --  During Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Presidency, Rush Limbaugh suggested Clinton might be unpalatable to voters who may not be ready to "watch a woman grow old in office."  Yeah. Because George W. Bush was so handsome to observe. Rush tried to cover his comments by saying that's how America treats women, as is demonstrated in Hollywood with aging actresses who are ignored.  Guess I missed something: didn't know Hillary's campaign was a film audition.

2007 - After Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, Limbaugh reflected: " I wonder when she loses next if she'll go back to the kitchen."