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Rush Limbaugh: Sandra Fluke a "Slut & Prostitute"

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Rush Limbaugh has some harsh words for a college student who was denied the opportunity to testify at a Congressional hearing about President Obama's contraception mandate.

Democrats invited Sandra Fluke to testify about the need for insurance to pay for contraception. But the GOP leaders banned her from testifying, allowing only men to address the committee.

The Georgetown Law School student later spoke to a Democatic hearing, which Limbaugh said was an advertisement for casual sex.

"Can you imagine if you were her parents how proud... you would be?" he said on his radio show on Wednesday. "Your daughter... testifies she's having so much sex she can't afford her own birth control pills and she wants President Obama to provide them, or the Pope."

Limbaugh was only getting started:

"What does it say about the college co-ed Susan (sic) Fluke who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex -- what does that make her? It makes her a slut, right? It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex. She's having so much sex she can't afford the contraception. She wants you and me and the taxpayers to pay her to have sex."

Limbaugh then backed off a bit.

"Okay, so she's not a slut. She's round-heeled," he said. 

The Huffington Post reports "round-heeled" is an "old-fashioned term for promiscuity."

Here is Limbaugh's full clip: