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And yes, that’s right, 30 years old. She’s not some young-20s innocent law student. Want to know more about her? Don’t look to Wikipedia for a biography: It’s gone. Disappeared. Her entry now redirects to a page titled “Rush LimbaughSandra Fluke controversy.”

But others checked her out. “As many have already uncovered, Sandra Fluke is, in reality, a 30-year-old, long-time liberal activist who enrolled at Georgetown with the express purpose of fighting for the school to pay for students’ birth control,” the Media Research Center wrote.


The hapless Republican candidates don’t know it yet, but President Obama, with his demand that the federal government pay for birth control, has handed the party’s nominee a spectacular issue for the fall campaign. And it’s simple: The United States is $16 trillion in debt — $6 trillion from the pen of Mr. Obama — and now the guy wants to buy everyone rubbers and IUDs?

The Obama administration, in a nutshell.

Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at