Carbonite has pulled their radio ads from the Rush Limbaugh show after Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student, who favors President Obama’s administration’s birth control policy.
On Wednesday of last week, Limbaugh called Fluke a
wants to be paid to have sex. After these comments, and a campaign by Limbaugh critics, six advertisers (including Carbonite) announced they were pulling their ads (read Carbonite’s announcement). While most supported Carbonite’s decision…
— Kevin O’Buckley (@kmobuckley) March 5, 2012
…some were outraged.
— sickofliberals (@LIpatriot1) March 4, 2012
Unfortunately, it seems like this turned into a lose-lose situation for Carbonite. However, they reacted quickly and sometime this week, another controversial political show host (or a politician themself) will do or say something that will cause the public to forget Rush’s statement.