The outcry over Rush Limbaugh calling birth control activist Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute,” seems to have worked. Several days after his attempt to slut-shame the Georgetown University law student, Limbaugh issued a rare apology on his website, saying "in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize."
The conservative radio host also claimed he wasn't against birth control, according to a transcript of his show.
But the apology may be too little, too late for scores of women who felt personally stung by the attack.
"Hey @rushlimbaugh. Apologies are 3 things: I was wrong, I'm sorry, I won't do it again. You failed," tweeted @StephanieReads on Sunday.
@DCDebbie tweeted, "Dear @RushLimbaugh, I'm not buying your apology and I'm not buying from your ad sponsors .... "
On TODAY's Facebook page, a user called it "one of those non-apology apologies that come off as snide and condescending."
Until Limbaugh's web apology Saturday, it was impossible to keep up with the thousands of Tweets about his radio outburst, virtually all critical.
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