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Sandra Fluke is a Spoiled Brat Because of Pakistan, According to…

The Taliban's attempt to assasinate 14-year-old equal education rights advocate Malala Yousafzai has caused us to reflect on the teenager's unbelievable strength and courage. But Malala's near-death experience had a different effect on Philadelphia Daily News's Christine M. Flowers, who has taken the irrational but… » 10/19/12 5:35pm 10/19/12 5:35pm

Rep. Joe Walsh Tells Diner Patrons that Sandra Fluke Really Ought to…

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, who a few weeks ago ruminated on why everyone was being so mean to Rep. Todd Akin, went on a self-described "rant" on Saturday about how outrageous he thought it was for Sandra Fluke to speak at the Democratic National Convention. As Walsh demagogued from his perch on top of a diner booth,… » 9/09/12 1:00pm 9/09/12 1:00pm

20 Badass Quotes From the Women of the DNC

The major political conventions are over! Boo, say nerds. Hooray, say people who just want their regular network TV shows back and journalists who are probably exhausted from two weeks straight of talking points, hats embellished with donkeys and elephants, and stadium food. While the seemingly endless stream of vague… » 9/07/12 7:40pm 9/07/12 7:40pm

Sandra Fluke Gives the Romney/Ryan Ticket a Stern Talking-To

Sandra Fluke spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight, and pretty much called Mitt Romney out for being a coward. In front of eeeevvvveryone. If she'd made her speech in a lunchroom with middle school Democrats on one side and middle school Republicans on another, there would have been a low, rumbling… » 9/05/12 11:35pm 9/05/12 11:35pm

Sandra Fluke Says If We Like Covered Wagons and No Electricity, We…

On Wednesday, Georgetown grad Sandra Fluke introduced President Barack Obama at a campaign rally in Denver focused on women's reproductive rights. Fluke, who unfortunately has the ignominious media epithet "the woman Rush Limbaugh called a 'slut,'" told her audience that, if they wanted to go backwards in time to when… » 8/09/12 11:10am 8/09/12 11:10am

Sandra Fluke on Weddings, Georgetown, and Feminist Porn

The New York Times Magazine interviewed Sandra Fluke — one of our Jezebel 25 honorees! — who, as always, had some very wise things to say on topics ranging from Rush Limbaugh's popularity ("There's an audience for this type of sexist vitriol. There is real hate and sexism within our society that we have to do… » 6/22/12 7:20pm 6/22/12 7:20pm

The Jezebel 25: Kick-Ass and Amazing Women We Love

In 2007, Gawker Media launched Jezebel.com; five years and over three million readers later, we figure it's time to celebrate. But rather than toot our own horn, we decided to honor 25 game-changing women who we think embody what we're all about: names you may know, names you should know, and names you'll be hearing… » 6/22/12 5:10pm 6/22/12 5:10pm

Unintelligent Male Attacks Sandra Fluke on Twitter, Wants His Name…

It's so fun when someone has enough knowledge of technology to get themselves in trouble but not enough to realize that whatever they say online can and will be used against them in the court of public opinion. A tipster alerted us to a pretty amazing spat that TBogg is having with a man named George Tierney Jr from… » 5/22/12 9:30am 5/22/12 9:30am

Pundit Tells Dumb 'Sandra Fluke is a Lesbian!' Joke; Internet Ridicule…

After news of contraception advocate Sandra Fluke's engagement broke, conservative pundit Monica Crowley dusted off an antique third grade bully joke and Tweeted "To a man?" because get it? Since she doesn't have long blonde Fox News hair and blindingly white beauty queen teeth, Sandra Fluke must be a lesbian! After… » 4/26/12 5:00pm 4/26/12 5:00pm

Meet Mitt Romney's Sexist New Spokesman

Always on the hunt for ways to make himself even less appealing to the American public, several days ago Mitt Romney hired Richard Grenell, a former Bush administration official, as his national security and foreign policy spokesman. Why is that bad? Well, a quick look at Grenell's Twitter history revealed that he is… » 4/23/12 11:15am 4/23/12 11:15am

Bristol Palin Palinesquely Makes Character Attacks on Sandra Fluke All…

Claiming she was treated just as badly as Sandra Fluke, Bristol Palin has suggested that maybe President Obama should give her a phone call too, just like how he gave Sandra Fluke a phone call. It appears that once again, a Palin not involved in a situation has managed to make something All About The Palins. But does… » 3/19/12 7:40pm 3/19/12 7:40pm

Guess How Many Advertisers Have Now Abandoned Rush Limbaugh

The advertiser exodus from Rush Limbaugh's Impotent Rage Hour radio program hasn't waned during the days following his anti-Sandra Fluke screed. In fact, it's only picked up steam. The latest to jump ship has been Premiere Networks, the company that syndicates the show. So, how many advertisers have left? » 3/13/12 12:25pm 3/13/12 12:25pm

Sandra Fluke 'Slut' Comments Mysteriously Vanish from Rush Limbaugh's…

Super genius Rush Limbaugh is handling the fallout from Slutgate in exactly the sort of mature, thoughtful, constructive way you'd expect a plagiarizing teen to handle being caught cheating on his homework — by erasing the evidence in a ham fisted manner and hoping that everyone will just forget about it. It seems… » 3/08/12 4:30pm 3/08/12 4:30pm

Sarah Palin Defends Rush Limbaugh, Says Apology Was Unnecessary

On Tuesday, CNN caught up with Sarah Palin as she was leaving her polling site in Wasilla, Alaska and managed to wrangle in the Fox News commentator for a brief interview. When asked to weigh in on the Rush Limbaugh debacle"I think the definition of hypocrisy is for Rush Limbaugh to have been called out, forced to… » 3/07/12 10:30am 3/07/12 10:30am

Obama Uses Rush Limbaugh's Idiocy to Teach Malia and Sasha a Stirring…

At his press conference this afternoon, President Obama was asked for his opinion on Rush Limbaugh's Sandra Fluke comments. He didn't want to speak to the sincerity of Limbaugh's apology or the fact that he's shedding advertisers at a breakneck pace, but he did offer a nice explanation for why he decided to call » 3/06/12 11:15pm 3/06/12 11:15pm