Pelosi Slams Limbaugh: He “Who Shall Remain Nameless — And Hopefully Advertiserless”
4:30 pm, March 9th | by Laura Donovan
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made quite a knee-slapping wisecrack at Friday’s Women in the World 2012 conference in which she not-so-discreetly swiped at conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, who has been all over the news the past few weeks for calling Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.”
Limbaugh, who apologized over the weekend for his poor choice of words, said sorry after a slew of advertisers pulled out of his program and several conservative politicians voiced disapproval of his remarks. Though the Limbaugh story has begun to feel like yesterday’s news, Pelosi rehashed it today by referring to a radio host “who shall remain nameless and hopefully advertiserless.”
I didn’t attend Women in the World 2012 , but can only imagine this comment drew a great deal of applause. While Pelosi was right to once again speak out against Limbaugh’s name calling, perpetuating incivility and rooting for someone’s failure is no way to promote the conference’s otherwise positive message.