RUSH: Another audio sound bite here before we go to the break, just a little funny one. This is from C-SPAN2's In Depth. It was yesterday, host Pedro Echevarria interviewing political essayist Katha Pollitt. He asked her, "Do you think feminism is more accepted today than it was in the past?"
POLLITT: The word "feminism" has been I think successfully demonized by the media. So that, for example, the word "feminazi" -- which was, I believe, a coinage of Rush Limbaugh; that distinguished sociologist and political theorist.
RUSH: Thank you.
POLLITT: I remember the first time I heard that word, I could not believe it. And yet that has become a standard of verbal, you know, locution that you hear all the time, used like it's a word. So I think the word... Many people are very afraid of the word.
RUSH: It's an accurate word. The reason it's become a word -- and it has become a word; it's in the dictionary now -- is because it's accurate, and I am a "noted sociologist and political theorist." I thank her for pointing that out.