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AOL Drops Advertising on Rush Limbaugh’s Show

AOL has become the latest company to officially drop its advertisements from Rush Limbaugh‘s syndicated radio show after the host called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” for speaking out in support of birth control on Capitol Hill.

“At AOL one of our core values is that we act with integrity,” said AOL spokeswoman Maureen Sullivan. “We have monitored the unfolding events and have determined that Mr. Limbaugh’s comments are not in line with our values. As a result we have made the decision to suspend advertising on The Rush Limbaugh Radio show.”

Limbaugh issued an apology for his statements over the weekend, saying that when he called fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute,” “[I]did not mean a personal attack on Ms. Fluke.”

Riiiiiiight.

Not surprisingly, AOL wasn’t convinced. The company is the eighth major advertiser to sever ties with Limbaugh for his latest round of bile.

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