Conservatives join the Limbaugh smackdown3/5/2012
Despite his apology for calling student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute," Rush Limbaugh's troubles are still snowballing. At least seven advertisers have pulled out of his show, and now the controversial host is attracting criticism from conservatives. Following Ron Paul's Sunday statement on "Face the Nation" that he isn't buying Rush's apology, fellow polarizing personality Don Imus called Limbaugh an "insincere pig" and "pill-popping pinhead" on his Fox Business "Imus in the Morning" show.
The Christian Science Monitor thinks this incident might prove fatal to Limbaugh's career, stating he's "further hurt by the fact that there are plenty of people on the political left who don't want this discussion to die."
Limbaugh is blasting the advertisers who've jumped ship, commenting on his show today that "no radio broadcast will succeed by putting business ahead of the needs of its loyal audience." Meanwhile, on today's "The View,", Sandra Fluke said that Rush's apology doesn't change anything, "especially when that statement is issued when he's under significant pressure from his sponsors."
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Do you think Rush will recover from his statements?