On Saturday, talk show host Rush Limbaugh apologized for calling a Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute." A dozen advertisers have now ditched Limbaugh's show in response to the comments, which came after Fluke testified before Congress in support of health coverage for contraception. We discuss the incident and assess Limbaugh's cultural and political influence.
Rush Limbaugh and the Contraception Controversy
Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women
Jeff Lord, former Reagan White House political director and contributing editor for the American Spectator
Eric Boehlert, senior fellow at Media Matters for America, a progressive media watchdog group
Randall Bloomquist, veteran talk radio programmer and journalist who most recently served as program director of news/talk 640 WGST in Atlanta