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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weigh in on Rush Limbaugh and Sandra Fluke (Video)

The same day that Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke appeared on “The View” to talk about Rush Limbaugh calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute” (after she testified to Democrats in support of their health-care policy, which would have her university’s health insurance plan cover birth control), Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weighed in on the controversy.

Here are both takes by the late night hosts:

More on this story:

Fluke takes shots at Limbaugh’s apology

Limbaugh apologizes again, but advertisers continue to sever ties

On Leadership: Where his apology went wrong

Opinion: GOP cowers before Limbaugh

Gingrich: Rush was right to apologize

Rush receives criticism for his remark

View Photo Gallery: Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh is being criticized for recent comments he made about a Georgetown law student. He called Sandra Fluke a “slut” and suggested she post sex videos of herself on the Internet. Although he issued an apology Saturday, he is still being criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike, and several sponsors have dropped his show.

Emily Yahr covers pop culture and entertainment for the Post. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyYahr.


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