Saddened by the lost attention and headlines he had gained after the controversy surrounding calling law student Sandra Fluke a slut for advocating for no co-pay birth control, conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh is trying to grab a new media cycle, this time by complaining that the National Organization for Women (NOW) is after him.
To “fight back,” Limbaugh has created his own group: “National Organization for Rush Babes,” which he says is dedicated to “the millions of conservative women who know what they believe in: family, American Values, and not being told by Faux Feminist Groups how to think.”
“The Democrats, Media Matters, Obama, the left, the NAGs, are on this faux War on Women, where Republicans want to take away their contraception…But I know and you know that this whole War on Women thing is a joke and a distraction, get people not paying attention to Obama’s dismal economic policies and their results. And I have — I’ve been tired a long time of these faux female groups which are really nothing but groups of liberals.”
NOW President Terry O’Neill isn’t terribly scared about the prospect of Limbaugh winning over women. “I don’t think conservative women want to associate themselves with his hate. I don’t think they would want to associate themselves with his bullying,” O’Neill said to Politico. “I don’t think conservative women would want to associate themselves with his vitriolic attacks.”
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