Elizabeth Mahon on Women Scoundrels

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03.11.2012

Where are the female scalawags?  The lady rogue? Well, Anne Strainchamps set out to find out.  She called up Elizabeth Mahon, author of the blog and the book of the same name: “Scandalous Women.”

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Rush Limbaugh did not in fact call Ms Fluke these names as you say, he asked what women are usually called who want or require money in exchange for sex. His choice of words may not have been the best, but continually misrepresenting the facts about this is just as despicable.
Further, I hardly find this controversy has a place in an otherwise interesting and well made program. Perhaps it would have been more helpful to use that time to mention Ms Sangers controversial statements on race, eugenics (specifically as applied to African Americans and mentally disabled) and her close cooperation with other racist "scoundrels".

Bibi, here is a part of what Limbaugh (he mistakenly calls her 'Susan') said about Sandra Fluke on February 29, 2012:
"What does it say about the college co-ed Susan 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? Makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex."
Anyone can hear this actual broadcast on YouTube. Limbaugh is nothing more than a person who gets paid to be a talk radio hater.

I hesitated before responding to your comments. I did a little research on RL's comments, and find your defense of him amazing. You must be one of his many musguided fans. HE did indeed call Ms. Fluke a slut and aprostitute and shamed her parents by saying “Can you imagine if you're her parents how proud of Sandra Fluke you would be?” “Your daughter goes up to a congressional hearing conducted by the Botox-filled Nancy Pelosi and testifies she's having so much sex she can't afford her own birth control pills and she agrees that Obama should provide them, or the Pope.” Be truthful indeed.

Margaret Sanger did support Eugenics, a very controversial philosophy; agree with you there. She is also known for believing light skinned peoples were superior. Not a good thing. However, she was pivitol iin including people of color in her campaign for birthcontrol. Sanger was not perfect. Neither is Limbaugh. You should not ask for truth if you are not able to provide the same.

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