Rachel Maddow gave yet another lesson on birth control for Rush Limbaugh and other GOP supporters who’ve been calling Sandra Fluke a slut for her statements in support of contraceptive coverage. She says his inflammatory statements are meant to be just that: His job, after all, is all about causing outrage for better ratings on talk radio. What’s more disturbing than his offensive statements about Sandra Fluke is that he doesn’t seem to understand how birth control works. So, like when she went into the “man cave” to teach Mitt Romney and other dudes about birth control, she gave yet another quick lesson in human biology for Limbaugh–and other members of the GOP who don’t seem to understand how it works. More
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Rachel Maddow went on Ellen earlier this week and talked about Miss Representation, a documentary she was in, that focuses on the ways that the media sexualizes and treats women unfairly. She also told Ellen that, despite being a fairly polarizing political pundit, her own audiences still focus strongly on how she looks, instead of what she says. Even her hate mail is about her appearance More
Rachel Maddow was in rare form last night as she ripped Governor Mitt Romney apart over his stance–and seemingly lack of intelligence–on birth control. Apparently, Romney dug himself a pretty deep hole at an Iowa town hall meeting when he failed to accurately answer a woman’s question about his policy on birth control after an appearance on Huckabee where he proclaimed that he would support a constitutional amendment defining conception as the beginning of life.