Video: Bennett wonders when Obama will give back Maher’s million

posted at 9:15 am on March 8, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

I assume the correct answer here will be … never. Bill Bennett (my Salem Radio colleague) tangled with Donna Brazile over the comments made by Rush Limbaugh about Sandra Fluke, but Bennett demanded a single standard on outrage. For instance, Barack Obama told the press that he publicly criticized Rush on behalf of his own daughters, because “I don’t want them attacked or called horrible names because they’re being good citizens.” Why then, Bennett wonders, did Obama take a million dollars for his super-PAC from Bill Maher, who has routinely called Republican women worse names?

Bennett, who felt Limbaugh’s comments had been heinous, gave the conservative radio host credit for having apologized, which is, he said, “a lot more than Bill Maher and people on the left” have done. “We need to have a single standard on this,” he added, noting that liberals who have made comments similar to Limbaugh’s haven’t faced the same level of public or media scrutiny and, indeed, keep being invited onto networks like, say, CNN.

Blitzer then wondered whether Limbaugh’s apology would have been more effective had he made it to Fluke directly rather than online and via his radio show.

“I don’t know, I think it was fine,” said Bennett. “My question is whether the President will give back the million dollars Bill Maher gave him. I don’t know how he’s going to explain that to Sasha and Malia, when that guy uses language that would make Rush blush.”

Brazile sputters but never addresses Bennett’s point, although she does agree in the end that there should be one standard.

One other point should be made. Rush apologized in the same forum in which he erred, which is the correct policy to follow. Had Rush only apologized in private to Fluke, the Left would have accused him of cowardice under fire and of insufficiency. Fluke and her allies can choose to accept or reject the apology as they like, of course, but two apologies in public forums (website and on air) are sufficient to make the point. In truth, nothing short of quitting his show would satisfy Rush’s opponents, so debating whether Rush offered enough of an apology is a waste of time.


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Bmore
if your out there still, that on the first thread, OOTD, that’s for you and the late nighters.
hehe

angrymike on March 8, 2012 at 10:11 AM

See, libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 9:31 AM

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:08 AM

…and yet here you are spinning for Obama to be able to keep his money and support from misogynistic bigots.

Baxter Greene on March 8, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Maher also started to defend Rush , bill knows he’s in a trap.

the_nile on March 8, 2012 at 10:02 AM

I know, that’s why I declared our side the winner in this. It didn’t hurt Rush at all, Olberman and Maher have both been spotlighted as much worse, and the democrats look pretty stupid. Oh, and the Carbonite thing. Overall, not too bad.

Night Owl on March 8, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Perhaps you’re confusing me with liberal4life.

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Distinction without difference.

CycloneCDB on March 8, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Really? All women who want birth control pills are sluts?

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Are you really that dense. There is no access problem for individuals like Fluke to get birth control. She wants FREE birth control and she is demanding that a religious organization who holds any form of contraception to be a sin to pay for it. That makes her a slut and then some?

This is a very simple issue dealing with religious freedom and not the fact that Fluke apparently humps with the frequency of bunnies.

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 10:15 AM

I know, that’s why I declared our side the winner in this. It didn’t hurt Rush at all, Olberman and Maher have both been spotlighted as much worse, and the democrats look pretty stupid. Oh, and the Carbonite thing. Overall, not too bad.

Night Owl on March 8, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Indeed. Barack’s Obama’s cynical “war on women” strategy for re-election? Total fail. Next!

Rational Thought on March 8, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Really? All women who want birth control pills are sluts? Even married women? Even women in long term monogamous unmarried relationships? Even women who just want relief from painful monthly cramps and heavy flow? All of them are sluts? Fascinating. What women ISN’T a slut under your definition?

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

The point is that Fluke is either lying about needing a thousand bucks a year for birth control(seriously, how do your expenses get THAT high?) or she does in fact spend that much on it which means she’s having so much sex, I don’t know how she has time for anything else. And that includes eating and sleeping.

I can’t speak for anyone else, but I believe that one of two terms applies to a woman who’s having that much sex: if she’s with one partner(God have mercy on that dude’s junk which must be on the verge of falling off), then she’s a nympho; if she’s with multiple partners, she’s a slut.

Doughboy on March 8, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Maher also started to defend Rush , bill knows he’s in a trap.

the_nile on March 8, 2012 at 10:02 AM

He may have defended Rush, but he has yet to apologize.

NoFanofLibs on March 8, 2012 at 10:05 AM

He tries hard to avoid apologizing , so he “defends” Rush right to so say anything without apologizing now when Rush has already done that.

Maher is trapped here if conservatives keep beating him on this.

Rush did a pawn sacrifice to “set the standard”.
Now demand donkeys to live up to their own rules.

the_nile on March 8, 2012 at 10:18 AM

This is a very simple issue dealing with religious freedom and not the fact that Fluke apparently humps with the frequency of bunnies.

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 10:15 AM

I doubt that Ms Fluke “humps with the frequency of bunnies.” She wants the government to force religious institutions to pay for more than just birth control pills…

“Transgender persons wishing to undergo the gender reassignment process frequently face heterosexist employer health insurance policies that label the surgery as cosmetic or medically unnecessary and therefore uncovered.”

- Sandra Fluke and Karen Hu, “Employment Discrimination Against LGBTQ Persons,” Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law,” 2011 Annual Review.

She believes that it is discrimination deserving of legal action if “gender reassignment” surgeries are not covered by employer-provided health insurance.

Resist We Much on March 8, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Had Rush only apologized in private to Fluke, the Left would have accused him of cowardice under fire and of insufficiency.

This is entirely false. Everyone would have preferred that he apologized to her in private.

In fact, Olbermann just apologized to Malkin on his show, she did not accept it because it was public and not private. Do you think she should have?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

She wants FREE birth control and she is demanding that a religious organization who holds any form of contraception to be a sin to pay for it. That makes her a slut and then some?

Be a dear and define slut in a way that transforms this comment into something that makes a lick of sense. Thanks ever so much in advance.

The point is that Fluke is either lying about needing a thousand bucks a year for birth control(seriously, how do your expenses get THAT high?) or she does in fact spend that much on it which means she’s having so much sex, I don’t know how she has time for anything else. And that includes eating and sleeping.

You’re an absolute loon (and I suspect has never been in any kind of a serious relationship with a woman). When you’re on the pill you take one a day. It doesn’t matter if you’re banging 10 men a day, or if you’re having sex with only your husband. You take the same amount of birth control pills. The cost estimate doesn’t mean she’s having more sex, she’s just talking about the expense of being on the pill. I take that back, you’re not crazy, you’re just incredibly thick. Also you hate women as you assume that any woman on the pill is a “slut”

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

No, just women who need / want $1000 worth of contraception per year.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Really? All women who want birth control pills are sluts? Even married women? Even women in long term monogamous unmarried relationships? Even women who just want relief from painful monthly cramps and heavy flow? All of them are sluts? Fascinating. What women ISN’T a slut under your definition?

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Now you’re just flailing. Your parsing out of “$1,000 worth of contraception per year” just validates everyone’s opinion of the degree of your dishonesty.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Baxter Greene on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Doughboy on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

I really do think it’s just Alinsky BS. They know conservatives are more religous, more polite, more honest, so they hold us to our own higher standard, even though our standards are totally foreign to them. They get away with it because it’s pretty easy to make a conservative apologize, even without pressure from sponsors or whatever. Most of us have a conscience. They don’t.

Night Owl on March 8, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Also, what say you about Maher headlining a fundraiser for the Alabama Democrats to raise money for them? That to me is actually far worse than the SuperPAC donation since the Democrat Party itself is requesting Maher’s presence and in effect endorsing his brand of “comedy”.

Doughboy on March 8, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Excellent point. Guilty by association. If the RNC folks were capable, they’d have plenty of good material for ads.

GrannySunni on March 8, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Hmmm

CHICAGO — While slamming Mitt Romney for not standing up to the “strident voices” on his side, a top Obama advisor is planning to spend some quality time with one on his own, The Daily has learned.

David Axelrod, President Obama’s senior campaign strategist, is scheduled to appear on Bill Maher’s late-night talk show within the next few weeks, according to Kelley Carville, an HBO spokesman.

Or, is this a set-up to pull Axelrod at the last minute to show how sensitive the White House is to misogyny?

Fallon on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Now you’re just flailing. Your parsing out of “$1,000 worth of contraception per year” just validates everyone’s opinion of the degree of your dishonesty.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 10:23 AM

The Ortho Evra patch costs $80 per month in the Washington DC zip code if you look it up on the internet. That works out to about $1,000 per year. Now who is being dishonest?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Really? All women who want birth control pills are sluts? Even married women? Even women in long term monogamous unmarried relationships? Even women who just want relief from painful monthly cramps and heavy flow? All of them are sluts? Fascinating. What women ISN’T a slut under your definition?

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Are you saying that Fluke suffers from painful monthly cramps? She didn’t testify to that so I think you are making it up. She basically said that she spends $1k a year on birth control and that she had friends who didn’t get treated for rape because they were confused about whether it was covered.

Fluke’s testimony was ridiculous and dispicable. She deserves to be mocked. We can call her whatever we want, but Rush crossed a line by using the ‘s’ word. He admitted his error. Good for him.

BTW – Maybe you hadn’t noticed, but the country is broke. We don’t need to be inventing new entitlements.

Deafdog on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Cockroaches have no standards in the first place so how can they have double standards? It would be so much easier on you people if you actually figured out what kind of “people” you’re dealing with. They could care less about you or your family the only thing they care about is taking what is yours and getting as much as they can for themselves. So getting hot and bothered about what those parasites say or do is only diverting you from the real issue like debt, unemployment, economy, gas prices, etc, etc.

Quit letting Obastard and his apologists divert you away from educating those that don’t follow what is going in this country and how bad a president this clown has been. I mean has anyone noticed that unemployment claims unexpectedly, as usual, rose again yet Associated Pravda swears that labor market is healing?

bbinfl on March 8, 2012 at 10:29 AM

Haha Donna Brazile suddenly thinks it’s a distraction when Bennett brings up Maher and Matthews.

Dash on March 8, 2012 at 10:29 AM

Oh that’s the other bit of insanity on the part of Rush’s acolytes. Congressional sub-committee hearings are still Congressional Hearings. Here’s a hint. If the hearing has testimony you don’t like it doesn’t mean its any less of a Congressional Hearing. Do you honestly believe Democrats invented some new thing when they held a sub-committee hearing for Fluke? Honestly?
libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 9:47 AM

You do realize that the Fluke ‘testimony’ was not at a congressional hearing?? It was at a staged Democratic event…sort of like a press conference.

Deafdog on March 8, 2012 at 9:59 AM

Good point, Deafdog. Individuals that appear before a Congressional Hearing are placed under oath. I seriously doubt that happened here at the Pelosi Dog and Pony Show. If Sandra Fluke were under oath, she has more serious problems than being called a slut based on the story she told.

RedHotinNJ on March 8, 2012 at 10:29 AM

When you’re on the pill you take one a day.
libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

And you can get that for $4 a month at wallmart. $48 a year. If you are poor, you can get it through Medicaid.

Why, then, do we need a new entititlement. The country is broke!

Deafdog on March 8, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Be a dear and define slut in a way that transforms this comment into something that makes a lick of sense. Thanks ever so much in advance.

Fluke is a professional agitator, much like the jug-eared traitor in the White House. She clearly went to Georgetown to force the issue of contraception being excluded from insurance at Catholic institutions. When she was rejected as a speaker at a Congressional hearing dealing with the left’s attack on religious freedom (the real issue not being covered), Pelosi set up a sham Dem only faux hearing so that Ms. Fluke could speak at length about her sex life. Slut is probably as tame a word as any to describe who and what Ms. Fluke is but if you have a better word then feel free to use it in your own posts. But for me, Ms. Fluke is and will always be a worthless idiot, tool of the left, and shameless slut. Clear enough for ya?

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Or, is this a set-up to pull Axelrod at the last minute to show how sensitive the White House is to misogyny?

Fallon on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

If Team romney dumps on maher and axelclod on this , they could achieve some sign of human life likeness.

First candidate wins a mixer.

the_nile on March 8, 2012 at 10:34 AM

I have never understood the misogyny thing. My favorite people in my life are my Mother, my sister, my wife, in no specific order ; ) Mom first . Looks around makes sure wife isn’t looking. Misogyny strikes me as something weak minded men are stuck with. Just an observation. I just don’t find women folk threatening, I find them to be all the things men naturally aren’t. Loving, caring and nurturing. The difference in the nature of the sex’s is wonderful. Most of the time.

Bmore on March 8, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Speaker Boehner?

Senator McConnel?

We need one standard, the President should give back Maher’s donation.

Speakup on March 8, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Why, then, do we need a new entititlement. The country is broke!

Deafdog on March 8, 2012 at 10:32 AM

This isn’t about entitlements or access. This is about Obama wanting to set the precedent that government can force religious institutions to obey the will of the Executive Branch of government. Nevermind Catholics consider contraception a sin in violation of their very tenets of faith. Obama has willed that they will provide birth control.

And of course this is just the start. If this stands then up next is things like forcing churches to ordain practicing homosexuals in the name of EEO, allow same-sex marriages, and every other radical left attack on faith that you can imagine. Obama wants to destroy any faith other than the socialist faith in the state.

Happy Nomad on March 8, 2012 at 10:39 AM

The Ortho Evra patch costs $80 per month in the Washington DC zip code if you look it up on the internet. That works out to about $1,000 per year. Now who is being dishonest?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

When their are cheaper alternatives, why should we subsidize anyone’s designer birth control? When I get eyeglasses I can get a $75 pair or a $1000 pair. Would you like to pay for my $1000 pair?

monalisa on March 8, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Since when are candidates responsible for what super-pacs do?

liberal4life on March 8, 2012 at 10:48 AM

Since when are candidates responsible for what their Communications Director’s do?

liberal4life on March 8, 2012 at 10:48 AM

Fixed that for ya, girlfriend.

MNHawk on March 8, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Since when are candidates responsible for what super-pacs do?

liberal4life on March 8, 2012 at 10:48 AM

Here’s a thought. Read the thread yourself. The answer is contained therein. Oh, and for a change of pace, maybe read the article too. Then you wouldn’t look so dumb.

Night Owl on March 8, 2012 at 10:55 AM

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

If Fluke was talking about bc pills, Walmart and Target have some less than $10 per month. Costco averages $20 per month, according to Hannity.

This whole thing with Fluke was misrepresented. They said she was a 23 yr old college student. However, she told Matt Lauer on the Today show that she was 30. Then her past activism has been found out. She went to Georgetown expressly to challenge their health insurance.

So, why should we believe her when she says contraception costs college students $1000 per year, if everything else presented was false?

GrannySunni on March 8, 2012 at 10:57 AM

I always enjoy seeing Donna Brazile look foolish.

BettyRuth on March 8, 2012 at 9:25 AM

It comes natural to her.

slickwillie2001 on March 8, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Had Rush only apologized in private to Fluke, the Left would have accused him of cowardice under fire and of insufficiency.

This is entirely false. Everyone would have preferred that he apologized to her in private.

In fact, Olbermann just apologized to Malkin on his show, she did not accept it because it was public and not private. Do you think she should have?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Wrong. See, Rush had to apologize to all the women in the country, according to the PC chief of police.

slickwillie2001 on March 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Donna Brazile race baits every opportunity she can get….ironically, she herself is a disgusting racist. Racism travels in all directions and within all ethnic groups.

driguana on March 8, 2012 at 11:19 AM

Donna Brazile: “I agree wich you”

diogenes on March 8, 2012 at 11:20 AM

Maybe it’s time for Romney to weigh in on the controversy and point out that David Axelrod is a rank hypocrite:

CHICAGO — While slamming Mitt Romney for not standing up to the “strident voices” on his side, a top Obama advisor is planning to spend some quality time with one on his own, The Daily has learned.

David Axelrod, President Obama’s senior campaign strategist, is scheduled to appear on Bill Maher’s late-night talk show within the next few weeks, according to Kelley Carville, an HBO spokesman.

As the controversy over Rush Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke continued, a former Obama White House official today joined Republicans in pointing out that Maher, who recently donated $1 million to a pro-Obama super PAC, has a history of his misogynistic slurs.

Last year, he was rebuked by the National Organization for Women for calling Sarah Palin a “dumb tw*t.”

“palin is right to point out that bill maher has said some pretty disgusting things about women, comedian or not. they are rush like,” Austan Goolsbee, the former chairman of President Obama’s Council on Economic Advisors, and currently a professor at the University of Chicago, tweeted.

http://www.thedaily.com/page/2012/03/07/030712-news-web-limbaugh-fluke/

mountainaires on March 8, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Donna Brazile: “I agree wich you”

diogenes on March 8, 2012 at 11:20 AM

I’ll be laughing about that all day.

BuckeyeSam on March 8, 2012 at 11:30 AM

The Ortho Evra patch costs $80 per month in the Washington DC zip code if you look it up on the internet. That works out to about $1,000 per year. Now who is being dishonest?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

When you’re on the pill you take one a day.
libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 AM

And you can get that for $4 a month at wallmart. $48 a year. If you are poor, you can get it through Medicaid.

Why, then, do we need a new entititlement. The country is broke!

Deafdog on March 8, 2012 at 10:32 AM

When their are cheaper alternatives, why should we subsidize anyone’s designer birth control? When I get eyeglasses I can get a $75 pair or a $1000 pair. Would you like to pay for my $1000 pair?

monalisa on March 8, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Now who is being dishonest?

Ummm…You.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 11:55 AM

When their are cheaper alternatives, why should we subsidize anyone’s designer birth control? When I get eyeglasses I can get a $75 pair or a $1000 pair. Would you like to pay for my $1000 pair?

monalisa on March 8, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I didn’t say we should pay for it. To imply that someone would have to sleep with 500 people in order to spend $1,000 on birth control is a lie. There is birth control that costs $1,000 per year. That is my point, which is solid, which means you don’t have to sleep with a bunch of dudes to spend $1,000 on birth control.

Now who is being dishonest?

Ummm…You.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Is there birth control that costs $1,000? Yes. Would you have to buy 900 condoms to spend $1,000 on birth control? No. That’s truth.

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 12:08 PM

Obama is Ms. Flake’s pimp.

He is pimping for dough and Maher set a ‘good’ example.

Obama has only low standards, the gutter-type.

Schadenfreude on March 8, 2012 at 12:23 PM

that’s rich
andrea mitchell is asking a gop congressman if romney should talk to his superpac about the ads they are airing

lolol

cmsinaz on March 8, 2012 at 1:10 PM

There is birth control that costs $1,000 per year. That is my point, which is solid, which means you don’t have to sleep with a bunch of dudes to spend $1,000 on birth control.

That’s exactly the point. If you have access to generic pills, maybe you are spending money on something else. Condoms are cheap and they prevent STDs.

Face it, she was there because she doesn’t like Georgetown’s policy.

monalisa on March 8, 2012 at 1:30 PM

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 12:08 PM

You can’t be serious.

mankai on March 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Actually, most in the lunatic-left are misogynists – it’s a major part of their mental disorder. It’s certainly not confined to “thrill up my leg” matthews (who even left-wing comic Jon Steward called a “nut-job”). TAX CHEAT olbermann (the “star” of the network NOBODY watches), mentally challenged, sewer-rat maher and the reject from the Hair Club for Men “I exploit my female interns” letterman, who all seem to be in competition to try to out-do each others vile, disgusting contempt for ALL women, though their go particularly berserk over conservative women, whom they repeatedly refer to as “sl^ts”,’boobs,’ ‘bimbos,’ ‘tw*ts,’ ‘c*nts’… Don’t forget that matthews and olbermann both viciously attacked, demeaned, insulted and vilified hillary, too, when she had the audacity to run against TheONE.

TeaPartyNation on March 8, 2012 at 1:55 PM

I know, that’s why I declared our side the winner in this. It didn’t hurt Rush at all, Olberman and Maher have both been spotlighted as much worse, and the democrats look pretty stupid. Oh, and the Carbonite thing. Overall, not too bad.

Night Owl on March 8, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Indeed. Barack’s Obama’s cynical “war on women” strategy for re-election? Total fail. Next!

Rational Thought on March 8, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Let me start with my comment when this controversy started. What a comedian can say with a smile on his face, whether it’s Bill Maher or Dennis Miller, falls into a completely different arena that the remarks of a political commentator who’s widely seen as the ideological leader of his party.

It’s also foolish to compare inappropriate remarks (*** is a ***!) clearly aimed at the personality and beliefs of a public figure with a long-running and nasty commentary based solely on a women’s statement regarding birth control. Because Fluke is an unknown, there is absolutely no doubt that Rush’s commentary was directed at her testimony regarding insurance coverage of birth control pills. And her position on birth control was transformed into the most disgusting stereotype that most women can imagine. A very, very large number of women understand that it’s a stereotype that can be applied to a larger population and that’s why it resulted in such a strong, personal response. Ed, do you completely fail to comprehend this point? Because the more the right tries to defend Rush, the more you will damage yourselves. Do you really think you can benefit from keeping the issue alive?

It’s amazing that people on the right can be so tone deaf.

The point is that Fluke is either lying about needing a thousand bucks a year for birth control(seriously, how do your expenses get THAT high?)

If Fluke was talking about bc pills, Walmart and Target have some less than $10 per month. Costco averages $20 per month, according to Hannity.

Hannity’s knowledge of birth control pills, like the economy, is a complete farce. Birth controls are not aspirin. There are many types of birth control pills, and each prescription is based upon the profile and side effects expressed by the patient in consultation with her doctor. Some birth control pills are not available as generics and can easily cost $80 per month. The decision on which pill is best for a given patient, and the corresponding cots, is best left in the hands of a medical doctor.

bayam on March 8, 2012 at 2:54 PM

If Sandra Fluke marched with S!utWalk DC, can she really claim not to be a “s!ut”? Can she claim to be offended?

Resist We Much on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM

The Ortho Evra patch costs $80 per month in the Washington DC zip code if you look it up on the internet. That works out to about $1,000 per year. Now who is being dishonest?

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Who cares how much as it costs? BUY IT YOURSELF. Make the idiots you are banging pay for it for F sakes!! She is a 30 year old woman enrolled at a 40K a year law school, stop acting like she is a helpless twit. This is about the makers versus the takers. We need to draw the line in the sand against the moochers. I can’t imagine a better place to begin.

VengeanceIsMine on March 8, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Could have titled this “Bennett asks rhetorical question…” Of course he’s not giving the money back, Democrats are hypocrites and pathological liars(as opposed to congenital – that kind of lying has to be learned).

John_G on March 8, 2012 at 4:04 PM

The media is the enemy…

d1carter on March 8, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Bennett wonders when Obama will give back Maher’s million

Of course not. Only a leader would have the intelligence to see the benefits of returning the money to save his political career. Obama is incompetent so he’s incapable of making intelligent decisions.

This is above Obama’s pay grade.

Kingfisher on March 8, 2012 at 5:53 PM

If Sandra Fluke marched with S!utWalk DC, can she really claim not to be a “s!ut”? Can she claim to be offended?

Resist We Much on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Maybe she can claim the walk as a business expense.

Kingfisher on March 8, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Really? All women who want birth control pills are sluts? Even married women? Even women in long term monogamous unmarried relationships? Even women who just want relief from painful monthly cramps and heavy flow? All of them are sluts? Fascinating. What women ISN’T a slut under your definition?

libfreeordie on March 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Then explain to us why we should pay for Fluke’s contraception instead of her boyfriends.

(Crickets chirping)

Kingfisher on March 8, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Have folks just taken in stride the monumental (and I really do mean “MENTAL” as in defecters) abject ignorance of folks like Maher, especially Maher!?! From where I stand, these folks are certifiably WHACKO!?! If that’s satire, I’m the pope. If a celebrity is so willfully IGNORANT of other folks’ beliefs, well, they are simply opening the door for those who hold those beliefs to believe idiots like Maher to be complete MORONS (and that goes for Shultz, Olberman, and all the rest)!?! If this is where you are getting your news, people, guess what? YOU are sick bastards too!?! Remember, WILLFUL IGNORANCE = STUPIDITY!!!!!

Colatteral Damage on March 8, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Sandra Fluke is now demanding that Georgetown provide her with silk sheets, candles, a Barry White CD, and K-Y Jelly.

Colony14 on March 8, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Sandra Fluke is now demanding that Georgetown provide her with silk sheets, candles, a Barry White CD, and K-Y Jelly.

Colony14 on March 8, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Okay that was funny.

magicbeans on March 8, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Now you’re just flailing. Your parsing out of “$1,000 worth of contraception per year” just validates everyone’s opinion of the degree of your dishonesty.

Mitoch55 on March 8, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Awwwww, let’s face it:
When you add in all of the Massengill “freshness” products she must use (at least i hope *shudder*), mebbe $1k aint too bad. And then there’s the laundry bills. And then, there’s the MD-20/20 to get herself in a better mood, and, well, there you have it. This chick is driving the economy!

Speaking of driving, if she listens to:
♫♪ “Driving that train, high on cocaine …” ♫♪ – Dead Cherry Garcia
Then her expenses could be endless².
Just a Thawt

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Karl Magnus on March 9, 2012 at 8:33 AM

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