Zombie Breitbart Now, Somehow, Perturbed By The Word “Slut”

"My conscience demands you not get insurance for these."Let us all pause for a moment and listen closely, so as not to miss the quiet but familiar noise of another political argument going over Dana Loesch’s head.

Loesch, Breitbart.com’s leader in the War On The War On Women, has (surprise!) a bone to pick with you, Feminidiots. She heard some of you at the DNC were selling “SLUTS VOTE” buttons to reference to when Rush Limbaugh went all crazy on Sandra Fluke and called her all those names, and she would like you to know that WHOA GUYS, THAT IS NOT COOL.

“The Illinois delegation brought some swag to the DNC,” she writes, “Because nothing says ‘respect women’ like wearing a giant slut button.”

Ah, so you’re saying the word “slut” is kind of disrespectful, maybe? A degrading slur custom-designed to attack a woman for her sexual identity? Glad we can finally agree on something.

But, just to be sure, let us unsheath our hypocrisy alarm to get a read on this “slut” business, because—

Damn. The hypocrisy alarm broke. Third one this week.

The cause of the break was caused by Loesch deciding that referencing Limbaugh’s insults was pretty much the same as agreeing with Limbaugh’s insults, and nobody over in the Big Misinformation Troll Hut appears to have corrected her, a deficiency most likely explained by most of the troll hut residents… agreeing with Limbaugh’s insults.

How did Loesch’s Zombie Breitbart colleagues deal with the scandal, other than turning Rush Limbaugh lambasting a grad student into a sinister Obama plot?

Well, here’s a story from April, gleefully relating the news that Georgetown University would not be revising its contraception coverage. What’s the lede on this one?

Sandra Fluke, the militant feminist activist-cum-Georgetown Law School student, has fallen short in her effort to force Georgetown to pay for her birth control.

Charming. What a lovely way to frame the debate over women’s reproductive rights.

And here’s Sam Sorbo, a week ago:

…although his choice of language was unfortunate, it wasn’t wholly inaccurate. If someone (the government) pays for her to have sex, then, there’s a name for that.

Quick translation: Not letting your employer dictate your medical treatment means the government is paying you to have sex. Just so you know. Unless you’re a guy getting Viagra, in which case the “name for that” is medical insurance.

But there’s one more example that the Troll Hut residents don’t mind the word slut, even though Dana Loesch thinks it’s so degrading. Here’s a tweet from one of them, from back in March:

If you expect me to pay higher insurance premiums to cover your ‘free’ birth control, I can call you whatever I want.

Well, that’s the opposite of what Dana Loesch is saying people should do! Who tweeted that? OH IT WAS DANA LOESCH I FORGOT.

So listen, people with the slut buttons: It’s disrespectful to call women sluts, unless you disagree with their views on health care, in which case, yes, they are sluts, because of the dictionary, and also screw Obamacare. [Big Government]

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  • Barbara_

    I think they would prefer to be called "pleasure fuckers."

    • prommie

      Saint Augustine really really really screwed things up. I for one am all for concupiscence,

      • FakaktaSouth

        Good lord, you can't spell weird, but concupiscence you got no problem. Interesting.

        • BigSkullF*ckingDog

          That ie, ei thing is tricky!

          • FakaktaSouth

            Especially if you are arbitrary and willful or weird.

          • Boojum

            Or just really into concupiscence.

          • prommie

            I only ever learned the first stanza of that poem.

        • tessiee

          "you can't spell weird, but concupiscence you got no problem"

          Perhaps it's a question of priorities.

    • Antispandex

      I belive that I speak for ever man on the political left when I say, If the right wing doesn't want anything to do with sluts, we will gladly find a place for them under our big tent!

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        Which we're erecting as we speak!

        • emmelemm

          Pitching. Pitching a tent.

          • LibertyLover

            Ahem… most women are wise to that kind of "pitching"

  • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

    The GOP is irony-impaired.

    • Antispandex

      Isn't that like anemia?

      • kittensdontlie

        Yes, leaves them feeling flaccid all the time.

      • rickmaci

        No. You get irony impaired from abusing enemas.

    • LibertyLover

      I have often thought of them as quite wrinkley as a party. Old, White and Wrinkle-y.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Purple heart bandages.

    Just sayin'

  • Blunderthing

    In the hall of mirrors there is never a true refection.

    • Toomush_Infer

      Was that brilliancy intended, or was it just dysexic typing….?

      • rickmaci

        ROFLMFAO. And I am being literal.

    • Blunderthing

      It was an accident. Should have been "reflection". And there are replies now, so no changes. But I googled "refection" and oh well, why not?

  • BaldarTFlagass

    I just wish I could call them, period.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Except, you know, when they have them.

      Unless you're into that. And from personal experience, you should be

    • Bezoar

      Remember, a slut is a woman who won't go to bed with you .

    • Guppy

      It's the Twenty-First Century: sext them.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    BTW, who is Rich Abdill and why does he sound Muslim?

    • BaldarTFlagass

      And why did he mis-spell "perturbed"? I suspect a right-wing plant.

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        You noticed that too?

    • tessiee

      Is "Ab-dill" Arabic for "Son of a pickle"?

      • LocalGirlMakesGoo

        Abn = son of, Abu = father of.

        • Boojum

          Abd = Feces of

  • http://lostintarnation.blogspot.com/ SayItWithWookies

    So the per-child tax credit — that's paying people to have sex too, right? I'm sure sluts like Michele Bachmann are entirely opposed to that.

    • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

      We Fucked It!

    • BenGleck

      Worse. You are paying women to have babies,

  • Come here a minute

    Loesch is also offended by the second word on that button because women voting is just icky.

  • vag

    "Sandra Fluke, the militant feminist activist-cum-Georgetown Law School student…"

    I need to start slipping cum into more things.

    • vag

      Also too, FLUKE CAN'T EVEN KEEP THE CUM OUT OF HER BIO. SLUTE.

    • HogeyeGrex

      I need to start slipping cum into more things.

      I've been trying to do that for most of my adult life.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Trust me, man, the paternity suits will kill you.

    • http://www.wonkette.com Lionel[redacted]Esq

      You are not a waiter, are you?

    • Guppy

      Only into condoms, because she can't afford the pill.

  • hagajim

    You'd think that at some point these idiots brains would just explode from all of the clashes of hypocrisy going on in them…derpa derpa derpa.

    • rickmaci

      That would require the presence of an actual brain.

  • fartknocker

    And I hope that Betty White introduces the President wearing one of those pins.
    http://www.facebook.com/BettyWhiteDNC

    • kittensdontlie

      Betty! Betty! Betty! Betty to the DNC!! She'll show Clint how it's done.

    • miss_grundy

      I would looooovvvvvveeee for her to have a conversation with Mitt's empty suit. It would probably be ROTFLMAO funny.

    • calliecallie

      Betty White's publicist certainly earns his/her money. Go, Betty!

    • tessiee

      I LIked it, and only wish there were a Super Like 'n' Stuff button.
      Also, Betty White's vintage pinups were hot.

  • Goonemeritus

    I for one look forward to a time when all women assume a more dormant role.

    • Boojum

      Pseudonecrophilia libel!

  • Baconzgood

    Dana's article dosen't make me a sandwich.

  • sbj1964

    That all important demographic.The Slut vote?Really,I had no Idea.

    • tessiee

      You need to get out more.
      I'm just sayin'.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Bigger question, sort of meta: Is Dana Loesch a slut?

    I mean, think about it: she's a shitty reporter and has no skills, yet she managed to weasel a job on a national cable network.

    • Crank_Tango

      But she has brown hair!

      • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

        So did Xaviera Hollander!

    • RadioBowels

      I'm sure she's got one skill: sucking wingtard pud.

  • SorosBot

    Dana, you ignorant slut….

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Well, I guess that answered my question just above this…

    • emmelemm

      Super duper win.

    • Baconzgood

      Well played actor and Soros. I doff my cap to you both.

  • Toomush_Infer

    They don't call it George town for nothing….

  • ChernobylSoup

    Slut Buttons is my new band name.

    • fartknocker

      It's on an equal level as Squirrel Nut Zippers and Butthole Surfers.

      • proudgrampa

        Butthole Surfers are AWESOME!

        • tessiee

          So are Squirrel Nut Zippers; I used to go see them when they played at the Farmer's Market for free.
          In the interest of historical accuracy, though, they were named after an old time candy bar.

          • fartknocker

            It's also the name of a old rock-a-billy band that plays at some small beer joints and honky tonks here in South Texas.

          • tessiee

            I'm guessing that it's probably the same band I used to go see when they played at the Farmer's Market for free.

            It seems pretty unlikely that there are TWO bands named the Squirrel Nut Zippers.

          • proudgrampa

            You're one up on me. I never saw the Butthole Surfers, but heard them a few times on albums that my sons played. I just genuinely enjoyed their music.

    • T3rbo

      That's a clown name, bro

    • Tundra Grifter

      Push My Slut Button.

    • BenGleck

      Pussy Riot Slut Buttons

  • http://www.notfrisco.com/colmatales/norton/proclaim.html#declaration Joshua Norton

    Now, a question: How do you drive insecure, defensive, shrieky wingnutz right around the bend?

    By turning their own words on them.

    QED

  • Dumbedup

    Dana Loesch, Laura Ingram, Michelle Malkin; it's the same one trick pony, isn't it? Nasty attitude, snappy insults, sneer. have they ever been witnessed together in the same place?

    • BoroPrimorac

      It's either that or submissive wank blanket. There's only two choices for GOP women.

    • rickmaci

      Thinly repressed anger over the fact that everyone else is having fun at the party and they are not invited because they are enormous buzz kills.

    • Tundra Grifter

      Ann Falter – who can't figure out where it is legal for her to vote.

      • rickmaci

        Because there are no official Nazi states.

      • tessiee

        No surprise there.
        Since no one can figure out her gender OR her home planet.

    • tessiee

      No, because when the sun sets, they all go live in Ann Coulter's hive mind.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    Big Misinformation Troll Hut

    I prefer Big Misinformation Troll Castle or Burger King…

  • Oblios_Cap

    “Because nothing says ‘respect women’ like wearing a giant slut button"

    Giant Slut Buttons are fun to push!

    • rickmaci

      Uhh. I don't think those are slut buttons you've been pushing.

    • Tundra Grifter

      I know I can never find that dang little one…

      [PS: My apologies for the earlier, very incomplete version of this post; it was very early on the Left Coast!]

    • tessiee

      "Giant Slut Buttons are fun to push!"

      Just so it's clear, does "giant" modify "slut" or "button"?
      Giant slut like snoo snoo.

  • Goonemeritus

    It is particularly troubling that I, a totally socially inept engineer am having less trouble understanding this issue than the GOP.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    Mittenscare™ sayz none birther pills for slutty women, but dick spints for the menz.

    Is this a winning platform or what!??!!!

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    i'm sure she's real nice to waitresses

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/mrblifil mrblifil

    The good thing about sluts is they do more than just vote.

  • CrunchyKnee

    Today we are all….say, wait a minute, I think everyday the collective Wonki are sluts. Never mind.

  • mavenmaven

    Its like the N word, which is "OK when they say it" but in reverse, only haters are allowed to use it.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    Repeal the 19th amendment!!!

  • no_gravity

    Who's pays for Republican birth control or do they just have a lifetime supply of Bayer Aspirin?

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    I would like to point out that it is much cheaper not having babies so that arguement of paying more for insurance because of her "free" birth control is flawed.

    • tessiee

      yeah, no kidding.
      Our corporate overlords would dump BCs into the water supply if they could.

  • Baconzgood

    Just because women like sex for recreation doesn't make them sluts. I hate that the right wing thinks that. Free those Va-jay-jay's ladies. You can have sex for fun. No matter what Bill O tells you there is nothing wrong with enjoying a good fucking.

    • FakaktaSouth

      If I am talking to Bill OReilly, the very last thing on my mind is good fucking.

      • tessiee

        I suppose you're right. After all, trying to figure out just how far one could shove that loofah can't really be considered "Good".

        • FakaktaSouth

          That is definitely not what one usually means by "liking it rough."

          • GhostBuggy

            "Liking it exfoliated" doesn't have the same allure, does it?

  • Crank_Tango

    Aaaaaaand once again, this means that us Libtards are the real racists, right?

  • Antispandex

    "If someone (the government) pays for her to have sex, then, there’s a name for that."

    Fun? The most Fun ever? Communism? Liberal? Damn. I give up. What is the word?

    Also, what's that word for when the government and business get in bed together, and persecute minorities and organized labor, and attempt to eliminate all political opposition with intense nationalism? Damn it. I just can't remember shit today!

    • IncenseDebate

      Republican?

    • rickmaci

      Capitalism?

    • T3rbo

      Don't worry, it can't happen here

    • tessiee

      Fashion?
      No, that's not quite right…
      It's something like that, I know.

  • http://www.wonkette.com Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Aren't the Slut buttons there just to help Bill Clinton when he is in town?

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Are those like those Staples "EASY" buttons? I gotta get me one, if that's the case.

      • glasspusher

        It's not pretty being easy

    • rickmaci

      Nice thing about the buttons, they help a guy who is out trolling identify which women are on the pill.

  • Crank_Tango

    I would hit that. Boy would I hit that.

  • http://www.wonkette.com Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I, personally, have jut called up the DNC and volunteered for their slut outreach program. I might have to bang a bunch of doors, but I'm willing to make sure all of them get to the poll.

    • rickmaci

      Doors ain't the only things you'll be wanting to bang.

    • emmelemm

      Get them on the pole. ON the pole.

  • FakaktaSouth

    This gives me a headache. Now I can't be a proper slut. Great.

    • rickmaci

      Take a shot of Jose Cuervo every fifteen minutes and call me in two hours.

    • emmelemm

      Actually, once you remove the aspirin from between your knees and swallow it, you'll be ready for sluthood in no time.

    • YouBetcha

      Give it a try. It's the best cure for a headache.

      • FakaktaSouth

        Honest to God you are absolutely right, no doubt. It's good for EVERYthing, but definitely headaches.

  • Poindexter718

    SWA: Flakin' & appropriating.

  • RadioBowels

    However, she has no problem sucking Akin's dick.

  • proudgrampa

    I, for one, welcome our Slut Voters and volunteer to set up a "Bring a Slut to the Polls" car service on election day.

    Of course, if you want a ride, you gotta put out.

  • MissTaken

    I proudly wear my Slut Button inside my panties.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      Pics or it didn't happen

    • SorosBot

      That sounds like it would hurt.

      • MissTaken

        Depends on how well you press it.

        • proudgrampa

          Oh, MissT, I think I love you!

          • http://wonkette.com/ starfanglednut

            Watch out. you'll make Sorosbot jealous.

        • SorosBot

          Well I try to do a good job.

    • rickmaci

      Ah yes, love me womenz with their secret slut button inside their panties.

    • kittensdontlie

      Outside of the panties, the slut button is man's best friend. Inside of the panties, it's too dark to read…?

    • Baconzgood

      (Insert scratch and sniff joke here)

  • BoroPrimorac

    One MIKELLL says: "I grew up with alot of respect for women but man have they changed in the last 20-30 years….curse like men, drink like men, screw like men, act like men…"

    How would you know what men screw like, MIKELLL?

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      And this is all a bad thing….precisely how?

      For my part, I'd rather a woman knew how to curse, drink and screw. It makes turning on the game after sex that much easier when you can share.

  • ShuCityRefugee

    Doesn't Ms. Loesch work for a site named for a man who launched an inexplicable tirade against Janeane Garofalo, calling her "a pity f**k?"

  • LibrarianX

    Buttons should resemble aspirin.

  • IncenseDebate

    Maybe Emerson was wrong about the "foolish consistency" being "the hobgoblin of little minds," because these tiny minds are very inconsistent.

    • Geminisunmars

      And the Repub party is chock full of hobgoblins.

    • BenGleck

      It actually means, "Small minded people think being consistent is almost mandatory, even when it flies in the face of reality."
      We had perfect example last week.

  • kittensdontlie

    Those buttons have worked just as intended, to distract and confuse the media from the DNC delegates real vexation: SLUTS VOTE anagrams into VETS LOUTS.

  • barto

    Can't you just accept that this is all a huge horrible plot to make Dana Loesch fail? It works, EVERY TIME!

  • http://inappropriatejobpostings.blogspot.com/ fuflans

    i prefer to be called a tart.

    • ChernobylSoup

      Thanks to Obamacare, you can no longer be denied coverage for a preexisting case of tartness.

    • emmelemm

      I'm partial to strumpet.

      • RavenRant

        emmelemm, those were going to be my exact words!

        When did we mindmeld?

        • emmelemm

          I don't know, but I feel like we mindmelded at least once before!

          • RavenRant

            I could've gone with trollop or wanton or harlot or doxie or jade or bawd, and "I insist on" or "I favor" or a dozen other phrases but "I'm partial to strumpet" was the very sentence my fingers were fixing to type.

            Eerie.

    • rickmaci

      Sweet.

    • Guppy

      A fruit tart? A pop tart?

  • ShuCityRefugee

    As for challenges to a person's virtue, I once watched Ms. Loesch in a roundtable discussion, and had to look her up. I couldn't understand how she had secured employment as a commentator unless she was well-connected. She attended an obscure college, so she offered no academic prestige (I'm not sure she graduated), she is ill-informed, disagreeable, inarticulate, and only moderately attractive. Some might wonder what she did to get a job; I'll call her whatever I want to.

    • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

      So you're saying she's wholly unqualified for her job, based on her CV, and you question the manner, the process if you will, in which she obtained said employment, especially as she was a liberal up until the September 11 attacks and therefore wholly unknown in conservative circles prior to that?

    • rickmaci

      She met the job description; she was the only "born again" applicant for the job who could generally connect nouns and verbs with a few articles, adjectives and adverbs and do it in an ill-informed and disagreeable manner.

  • BlueStateLibel

    "If you expect me to pay higher insurance premiums to cover your ‘free’ birth control, I can call you whatever I want." I bet this troll weighs 400 lbs, eats like a hog, and yet I'm expected to cover his free insulin, lipitor and bypasses, so I'll call him whatever I want too, which a is a fat stupid hog.

  • UW8316154

    But covering oral contraceptives for acne, menopause, and anemia from severe menstrual bleeding – that's still okay, right?

    Or is there a requirement of "no sex" for the women who take BCP's for non-contraceptive conditions? Just in case the *might* try to take advantage or scam these guys into paying for their sexxxy-times?

  • anniegetyerfun

    …although his choice of language was unfortunate, it wasn’t wholly inaccurate. If someone (the government) pays for her to have sex, then, there’s a name for that.

    Page? Intern?

    • Oblios_Cap

      Callista?

  • BoroPrimorac

    Pin one of those Slut buttons to a chair and they'll get it.

    • T3rbo

      Today, we are all lawn chairs with slut buttons

  • TribecaMike

    Even the worms eventually got tired of Breitbart.

  • Tundra Grifter

    What is the male equivalent of "slut?"

    • Oblios_Cap

      Me.

    • MissTaken

      Male.

      • Tundra Grifter

        Dog?

    • Monsieur_Grumpe

      I'm confortatble with slut.

      • Tundra Grifter

        Doesn't really fit. Perhaps because there isn't an equivalent. "He's a man of the world. She's 'been around.'"

    • BloviateMe

      Ann Coulter?

    • SmutBoffin

      Rake.

      • Tundra Grifter

        SB:

        Nope. Too romantic – yeh, he's a bad guy, but…

  • HogeyeGrex

    Mmmmmmmmm. Slut buttons.

  • Tundra Grifter

    Dana Loesch used graphic, and incorrect, details of the terrible assult on Lara Logan to support the Wisconsin protestors.

    I know I've posted this before. It still pisses me off.

  • RadioBowels

    I'm going to wear mine right next to my flag pin.

  • IncenseDebate

    I call all my lady friends Slut Button.

  • sullivanst

    I suppose Dana is also outraged at these misogynists.

    Actually, I'm pretty sure she's outraged at them, but for other reasons.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Slut Buttons is Red's granddaughter.

  • HogeyeGrex

    Aw, holy fucknuggets. The comments over there are just fucking amazing.

    Like

    Keep the baby, abort the slut.

    and the solidly WTF

    Okay so "sluts vote". Doesn that mean that they also work for their financial living? HO, HO, HO! Vaginas are also EMPTY just like their sculls apparently! Yeah, sluts do vote, and they do so """"""STUPIDLY"""""" %%%%HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN, THE SKY IS BLUE….%%%%%

    • Your1%Uncle

      You are a brave soul for venturing into that quagmire…

      • HogeyeGrex

        Never get out of the boat.

      • GhostBuggy

        HogeyeGrex was told he'd be greeted at a liberator.

        • http://wonkette.com/ starfanglednut

          Instead he just got a good scullfucking.

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    That picture of the 2 woman in costume in front of the Capitol made me kind of hungry…

  • LibrarianX

    Lindsey Graham hates the word FAG. Wait – he objects for different reasons…?

  • Geminisunmars

    Look for me! I'll be wearing the button that says "Sluts Vote. And Dana Loesch is a Cunt."

  • Shypixel

    I can never say anything bad about dirt weed or sluts.

    Without dirt weed, I'd have never gotten high.

    Without sluts, I'd have never gotten laid.

    God bless them both.

  • owhatever

    I have made a decision that some Republicans may not like. The government should pay for all birth control, including abortion if necessary. A religious person would not have to accept it, but the offer to help should be there. Part of that "promote the general welfare" of the people that our Four Fathers wrote about in the Constitution.

  • Callyson

    Dana,

    If you expect me to pay higher insurance premiums that do not cover the birth control for which I am *already* paying via those high insurance premiums, I can call you whatever I want.

    Bitch.

  • tessiee

    "That's OUR word! We need it for making fun of YOU!!" — Homer J. Simpson

  • tessiee

    "If you expect me to pay higher insurance premiums to cover your ‘free’ birth control, I can call you whatever I want."

    I…
    actually…
    sort of…
    agree.
    If the red state assholes and the bible thumpers and the 1% and whoever else has Breitbart read out loud to them were willing to pay their share of taxes that go to health care/social services/the safety net, etc. [I realize that they're not, but anyway], they could call me a slut, a whore…
    hell, they could call me a striped-assed baboon for all I'd care, as long as they paid their fair share.

  • finallyhappy

    I was offered the "opportunity" to wear one of the vagina costumes seen in front of the Capitol a few weeks ago(not sure if this photo was taken then as I have seen similar costumes elsewhere)- if it had not been 100 degrees out, I might have done it.

  • tessiee

    Is the Slut button like the Easy button on those commercials?
    Seems like it should be.

  • Guppy

    "Slut button" makes me think of Milo Manara's "Click" graphic novels.

    Or so I've heard.

  • glamourdammerung

    And here’s Sam Sorbo, a week ago:

    Copying exactly what Chairman Limbaugh said back then.

    We should be very clear about this. They do not hate Ms. Fluke because she is a "slut". They hate her because they were told to be Chairman Limbaugh and they are too weak minded to think for themselves.

  • http://blogslut.com blogslut

    Sluts are awesome. But then, I'm biased.

  • blatherous

    Can't get pregnant from a cigar…

  • ttommyunger

    That's only fair. Speaking as a confirmed slut (yes, males can be sluts too) I'm still perturbed by the name: BREITBART,

  • BenGleck

    "Sluts are only human."