Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin, the veepstakes, and the “poisoned well”

TweetWhen a person becomes the first member of their minority group to do something, they carry an extra burden. They don’t just have to do the job – say, lead a nation – they have to do that job knowing that their performance will be considered representative of how every member of that group would [...]
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Shocker: Sarah Palin not running for president

TweetYesterday Sarah Palin made the startling announcement that she would not follow up quitting her governor job with a run for the White House. Apparently this is major news, based on the coverage I’ve seen everywhere. Like many of you, I’m heartbroken. Now who’s going to force me to explain that no, you can’t deny [...]
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Friday (Not) Feminist Fuck Yeah: Michele Bachmann

Tweet I know what you’re thinking: Why would I ever give a Feminist Fuck Yeah to Michele Bachmann? Because she isn’t one — a feminist, that is — and acknowledges that very fact. So, yes — thank you, Michele Bachmann, for not appropriating the word and the movement like fellow GOP lady Sarah Palin did. [...]
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What We Missed

TweetAs noted in Chloe’s post, anti-choice New York Times columnist Ross Douthat is angry again because women don’t want to be breeding machines. Amanda and Jill call him out on it brilliantly. Funny of the Day: A retweet of gay conservative pundit has folks saying Sarah Palin is a “friend of the gay community.” It’s [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Of course fucking Sarah Palin is getting crazy media attention for addressing Boehner’s tears and double standards for women that feminist bloggers have already covered. More International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers coverage from RH Reality Check (and the Research for Sex Work) on stigma and violence against transgender sex workers. The [...]
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