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Limbaugh Boycott Targets Netflix, Other Advertisers

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - The Limbaugh "slutgate" backlash continues.

Since March 2, web users have been calling for a boycott of companies sponsoring Rush Limbaugh's popular radio program, The Rush Limbaugh Show.

The controversy began when Limbaugh on February 29 called Georgetown law student and activist Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" after she testified about birth control before a Congressional panel. On March 2, Huffington Post blogger Krystal Ball asked consumers not to support companies that advertise with Limbaugh. The same day, Reddit user Jaybercrow started a thread requesting web users to contact Limbaugh partners and urge them to pull their ads. Despite an apology issued by Limbaugh on March 3, several companies have pledged to pull ads from the controversial program. click here to read more

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