Rush Loses 5 as Advertisers Face Social Media Firestorm
Rush Limbaugh’s latest misogynistic tirade against Georgetown University Law Student Sandra Fluke may be the last straw for many of the shock jock’s corporate sponsors. Thousands of angry customers have been inundating dozens of Limbaugh’s corporate sponsors, demanding that they cut ties with the program.
So far, Sleep Number, The Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom and Citrix have pulled ads from the program, and several others are considering following their lead.
Check out the link for up to date twitter and other social media comments from advertisers. Here is the letter posted by carbonite who has not yet dropped sponsorship:
Petition here: thinkprogress.org