Katha Pollitt

The Nation

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Columnist for The Nation and author of six books and three collections of essays on women and feminism

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It's been more than a week since  Rush Limbaugh  called a Georgetown law student a "slut" and a "prostitute" during his radio show, after Sandra Fluke testified on Capitol Hill about…

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