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The move comes amid growing criticism of talk show host’s comments, his half-hearted apology and a weekend of grousing over the Internet.

Rush Limbaugh may own the talk radio airwaves, but he’s clearly losing the PR battle against critics who mobilized over the Internet after the host repeatedly described a Georgetown law student as a “slut” and a “prostitute.”

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On Monday, AOL became the eighth advertiser to suspend sponsor support for Limbaugh’s daily talk show program. The others include Sleep Number, Sleep Train, Quicken Loans, Legal Zoom, Citrix, Carbonite, and ProFlowers.
“At AOL one of our core values is that we act with integrity,” the company said in a statement on its Facebook page. “We have monitored the unfolding events and have determined that Mr. Limbaugh’s comments are not in line with our values. As a result we have made the decision to suspend advertising on The Rush Limbaugh Radio show.”
A spokeswoman for AOL was not immediately available for comment.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57390829-93/aol-drops-limbaugh-over-slut-comments/?tag=rtcol;dis

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