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Jon Stewart On Rush Limbaugh: 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Gross'


For the uninitiated, the right-wing radio host recently called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke -- who testified before a House contraception hearing -- a "slut" and a "prostitute." Limbagh received widespread condemnation from politicians and political candidates, and more than a dozen companies have dropped their advertisements from the show. Rush on Saturday apologized to Fluke.

"Personally, I don't get too worked up about the things Rush Limbaugh says," Stewart said. "He is and has been for many years been a terrible person."

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