Peter Gabriel Takes on Rush Limbaugh

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Advertisers aren’t the only ones pulling their products from The Rush Limbaugh Radio Show.

In
the wake of host Rush Limbaugh’s attack on Georgetown student and
birth control advocate Sandra Fluke, musician Peter Gabriel has
moved to have his music withdrawn from the controversial program.
After learning that his song “Sledgehammer” was played during
Limbaugh’s rant, in which he called Fluke a “slut” and a
“prostitute,” a spokesperson for Gabriel released the following
statement:

“Peter was appalled to learn that his
music was linked to Rush Limbaugh’s extraordinary attack on Sandra
Fluke. It is obvious from anyone that knows Peter’s work that he
would never approve such a use. He has asked his representatives to
make sure his music is withdrawn and especially from these unfair
aggressive and ignorant comments.”

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