Under pressure from many in his own base, talk show host Rush Limbaugh has apologized for calling a Georgetown law student a "slut". Mr. Limbaugh said in a written statement that his choice of words was poor in a bid to be humorous.
Sandra Fluke had testified to Congress on the issue of insurance mandated coverage for birth control. Limbaugh made fun of her testimony but punctuated his remarks by suggesting Ms. Fluke was a "slut" who wanted the government to mandate coverage for her libido.
Rush Limbaugh Apologizes to Sandra Fluke - Ethan Klapper - NationalJournal.com