I think Chuck Colson nails it. You can listen to his Breakpoint Commentary below:[audio:http://www.breakpoint.org/images/content/breakpoint/audio/2012/030612_BP.mp3]
Here’s a bit of the transcript:
Radio host Rush Limbaugh had a bad week last week.
And thanks to his imprudent, unkind, and rude outburst against a female Georgetown University law student, so did the cause of religious freedom…
A reasonable response to Ms. Fluke’s statement would be to ask why a Catholic institution’s First Amendment rights should be overturned just because Ms. Fluke and her fellow law students want free contraception.
But Mr. Limbaugh’s response was anything but reasonable.
Instead, he called Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute.”
And in so doing, he violated the rules of charity and civil discourse — and he gave the Obama Administration and the supporters of so-called “reproductive rights,” the ultimate political weapon: a symbol, a sympathetic victim, a martyr for the cause.
Read the rest here.