Originally published: May 9, 2012
Last updated: May 9, 2012 - 3:37pm
Terry O'Neill, the president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), is returning fire on radio host Rush Limbaugh, who called her organization a "faux feminist group" and its members "femi-nazis," and launched an anti-NOW Facebook page called "National Organization for Rush Babes."
"I don't think conservative women want to associate themselves with his hate. I don't think they would want to associate themselves with his bullying," said O'Neill. "I don't think conservative women would want to associate themselves with his vitriolic attacks." Limbuagh described National Organization for Rush Babes as an effort to counter NOW's "Enough Rush" campaign, which encourages advertisers to boycott his program. Limbaugh said NOW was wrong to think it speaks for women: "If there was ever a group that speaks for an almost infinitesimal minority of women, it's them," he said. "Rush Babes for America [is] dedicated to the millions of conservative women who know what they believe in: family, American Values, and not being told by faux feminist groups how to think."
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