Limbaugh Lashes Out At Michelle Obama: "Do You Know How Many Women Would Love Being Whistled At Walking Down The Street?"

Rush Limbaugh: "I'm Sorry, Mrs. Obama, But God Made Me A Man And As Such ... I'll Be Damned" If I Can't Tell A Woman I Think She's Attractive

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From the March 24 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:

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RUSH LIMBAUGH: First lady Michelle Obama has been the victim of sexism she said Wednesday, because men used to whistle at her while she walked down the street. This is yesterday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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I'm tired, I'm tire of these people running around the world essentially telling everybody that they can get to listen to them, what a horrible place their own country is. If you listen to Michelle Obama, you would think that all of this discrimination and all of these -- she's sitting as first lady of the United States and she can't get past it, she can't get over it, I'm telling you these people are bitter. They have not gotten over it, all of this is personal, and they haven't gotten rid of their anger. They haven't gotten rid of whatever resentment, chips on their shoulder they harbor. Here's the bit about sexism, do you know how many women would love being whistled at walking down the street? Am I going to get fined for that? Am I out of touch observing that? Seriously. Sadly, I might be on the edge acknowledging that you have a wolf whistle. Okay you have your average American construction site, and you have your average American construction worker, and every woman in the world knows you go walking by there, you're going to get whistled at. And yet they walked by. Depending on the time of day, doesn't matter, they're all going to get whistled. The idea, that that is discriminatory, this is what's wrong with the modern era of feminism in the first place.

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I'm sorry, Mrs. Obama, but God made me a man, and as such I can't help noticing a woman who I think is attractive. And I'll be damned if I'm going to shut up and not tell her so.

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Try being a guy with women thinking all of this, noticing them is offensive. Noticing them is sexist. Just simply noticing them is subjugating them.

Related:

Huffington Post: Michelle Obama Speaks About Sexism In Argentina

Previously:

Rush Limbaugh Laments That Men Can't "Theoretically, Figuratively, Or Literally" Hit Women

Limbaugh: "Feminism Was Established So As To Allow Unattractive Women Easier Access To The Mainstream Of Pop Culture"

Rush Limbaugh's Decades Of Sexism And Misogyny

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