Monthly Archives: August 2008

Quick Hit: Beware the vaginal candidate

TweetBecause fighting domestic violence makes one so unelectable. Via Barefoot and Progressive: Exxon Eddie Whitfield’s surrogate has just posted a clip of his opponent in KY’s 1st congressional district race, Heather Ryan, performing a short piece from the Vagina Monologues earlier this year, which raised money for the Merriman House in Paducah for battered women. [...]
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Palin Sexism Watch: VPILF Edition

TweetAs we noted over and over throughout the Democratic primary, it’s important to decry sexism against women in politics even if you don’t agree with them on the issues or endorse their candidacy. With that we’re depressed to note that the sexist bullshit against Republican VP pick Sarah Palin is cropping up so soon: C’mon. [...]
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Fun with Feminist Flickr (Grrrl fight edition)

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Policeman attacks CodePink protester at DNC

TweetTrigger warning : This is very upsetting. At the convention, a CodePink protester was knocked down by a policeman saying (you can hear him in the video): “Back it up, bitch.” Tweet
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Sarah Palin

Tweet So McCain has chosen Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. She’s young — 44 — and a self-described “hockey mom.” Because Palin is relatively unknown on the national level (she’s been governor since 2006, and before that was mayor of a town of 8,000 people), a lot of people are already identifying [...]
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