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3:35 PM ET, March 5, 2012

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Laura Bassett / The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh, AOL Part Ways … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  WASHINGTON — AOL, the parent company of The Huffington Post, has become the eighth advertiser to pull its money from Rush Limbaugh's syndicated radio program since he called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke …
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Daily Kos:
I've spent the past 2 days trying to convince my 16 y/o she is not a “slut” **Updated x 3  —  I can hardly type, can hardly put this into words!  I have been writing and rewriting this because if I don't break down in tears, I get so angry that I can't think straight!
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Welcome to total political war  —  And I'm not talking about the attempt to get advertisers to stop advertising on Rush Limbaugh's show, or Fox News, although that would be bad enough.  —  I'm talking about the second-tier of the warfare, the attempt to intimidate those removed …
Discussion: protein wisdom and Cold Fury
Jeffrey Lord / American Spectator:
Rally for Rush  —  So.  Did you hear about Carbonite and Rush Limbaugh?  —  No, you didn't.  Not the way you will in a minute.  But first?  —  It's time to turn the tables.  —  It's time to stand up to the bullies.  —  It's time to Rally for Rush.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm  —  Emboldened by Rush Limbaugh's public apology over the weekend to a law school student whom he had called a “slut” and a “prostitute,” critics of the radio talk show host are intensifying their online campaign against his advertisers.
Jennifer H. Cunningham / NY Daily News:
Cardinal tweaks Limbaugh, urges fight against birth control policy to stay civil  —  Dolan to Catholics: Be firm but not ‘pugnacious’  —  Timothy Cardinal Dolan leads morning mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on  —  Timothy Cardinal Dolan chided Rush Limbaugh on Sunday …
Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:
Limbaugh Blames His Hate Speech on the Left (Of Course)  —  This is absolutely typical behavior for Rush Limbaugh, and you can now expect all the right wing blogs to start spouting the same talking point in unison: Limbaugh: “I Acted Too Much Like The Leftists Who Despise Me”.  —  Yes, he's blaming the left.
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Rush On Degrading Comments About Women: 'I'm Not Going To Apologize.  People In My Position Never Apologize'
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Limbaugh and Birthers  —  On our Georgia, Ohio, and Tennessee …
Discussion: Politico and Daily Kos
Matt Negrin / ABCNEWS:
Sandra Fluke Says Rush Limbaugh's Apology Doesn't Change Anything
Discussion: Hot Air and msnbc.com
CNN:   More Limbaugh advertisers jump ship
Faiz Shakir / ThinkProgress:
Female Veterans Demand Rush Limbaugh's Show Be Pulled From American Forces Network
The Kim Komando Show:
A Statement from Kim Komando Regarding Rush Limbaugh
Mark Murray / msnbc.com:
NBC/WSJ poll: Primary season takes ‘corrosive’ toll on GOP and its candidates  —  As another round of voting takes place this week in the Republican presidential race - with 11 states holding Super Tuesday contests - a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that the combative …
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Quinnipiac University:
Romney Has Momentum In Ohio GOP Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; But Presidential Primary Too Close To Call  —  The Ohio Republican presidential primary remains too close to call, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has the momentum, and 34 percent of likely Republican primary voters …
Andrew Breitbart / BREITBART.COM:
THE VETTING, PART I: BARACK'S LOVE SONG TO ALINSKY  —  Prior to his passing, Andrew Breitbart said that the mission of the Breitbart empire was to exemplify the free and fearless press that our Constitution protects—but which, increasingly, the mainstream media denies us.  —  “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”
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Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:
Everything Is Different Now - the Breitbartocalypse Is Upon Us
Discussion: Pat Dollard and The Daily Caller
John Bresnahan / Politico:
White House to Congress Dems: Expect no money  —  President Barack Obama has a bleak message for House and Senate Democrats this year when it comes to campaign cash: You're on your own.  —  Democratic congressional leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
States of Depression  —  The economic news is looking better lately.  But after previous false starts — remember “green shoots”? — it would be foolish to assume that all is well.  And in any case, it's still a very slow economic recovery by historical standards.
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
President Obama to hold first press conference of the year on Super Tuesday  —  President Obama will hold his first press conference of the year at the White House on Tuesday, according to a tweet from press secretary Jay Carney.  —  “President Obama will hold a news conference …
Discussion: CNN and Mediaite
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Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Hello, and Goodbye (For Now)  —  This is a very strange post to write.  For the first time in over ten years, I'm taking a break from blogging to work on another project.  —  This is, frankly, terrifying.  I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that blogging has been the biggest influence over my life in the last ten years.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Jonathon M. Seidl / TheBlaze.com:
LIBERAL RADIO HOST MOCKS STORM VICTIMS: ‘THEIR GOD...KEEPS SMASHING THEM INTO LITTLE GREASE SPOTS’  —  With all the talk of holding radio talk show hosts accountable lately, it's probably worth bringing you what liberal firebrand Mike Malloy said last week as storms ravaged the South.
Discussion: Mediaite
Dahlia Lithwick / New Yorker:
EXTREME MAKEOVER  — BOOKS - MOVIES - ART - MUSIC - THE BOOK BENCH - PHOTO BOOTH - PETER SCHJELDAHL ON ART - TABLES FOR TWO - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
McCain to call for air strikes on Syria  —  Later today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services, will become the first U.S. senator to publicly call for U.S. led air strikes to halt the violence and atrocities being committed by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Rush Limbaugh:
Why I Apologized to Sandra Fluke  —  RUSH: Yeah, I knew it was getting bad.  I was watching the media on Saturday, and I said, “You know what?  I gotta call myself and cancel and suspend the Two If By Tea advertising.”  So I called myself to cancel the advertising.
Niniek Karmini / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Obama's transgender ex-nanny outcast  —  JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Once, long ago, Evie looked after “Barry” Obama, the kid who would grow up to become the world's most powerful man.  Now, his transgender former nanny has given up her tight, flowery dresses, her brocade vest and her bras …
Larry Solov / BREITBART.COM:
THE ‘BIG’ CHANGE  —  Dear Readers:  —  Today, as Andrew dreamed and planned, we launch what he called “Breitbart 2.0.”  —  Many of you wondered what he was working on so hard during the last year of his life.  Here it is.  —  This was Andrew's design.  And it is Big, like everything else about him.
 
 
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