The mistress with the mostess Rielle Hunter must be taking lessons from the Bristol Palin School Of Whining About The Media Attention She So Dearly Loves. On both “Good Morning America” and “The View” (clips above!) — you know, two little-known programs you probably haven’t heard of! — Hunter says she and John Edwards have broken up because she is “tired of hiding” and complains about “media scrutiny.” All that awful, awful media scrutiny she is receiving for What Really Happened, her tell-all book about her affair with John Edwards! Keep reading »
[W]hat I’ve learned [after being called a "slut" by Rush Limbaugh on his show] has less to do with Mr. Limbaugh specifically and more to do with a part of our population that has this view. Because frankly, you don’t go on national radio and talk for several days about something that no one wants to hear. There’s an audience for this type of sexist vitriol. There is real hate and sexism within our society that we have to do something about.
– Here, here, Sandra Fluke! The Georgetown University law student — who was famously called a “slut” and “prostitute” on-air by Rush Limbaugh after she testified before House Democrats about the limited coverage for birth control at her school — was interviewed this week in The New York Times Magazine. Even though I found Fluke’s comments about erotica/pornography ignorant and annoying — Interviewer: “What does feminist porn look like?” Fluke: “I’ll let you know when I find any.” — she was otherwise super articulate and smart, especially when discussing the difference between free speech and slander. I hope Sandra Fluke runs for office someday and unseats some douchebag Rick Santorum acolyte. [NY Times Magazine]