MA-Sen: Scott Brown Staffers Greet Elizabeth Warren With Tomahawk Chops and War Whoops

By: Tuesday September 25, 2012 10:21 am

I would guess there is no shortage of Massholes in the greater Boston area willing to smile smugly while delivering a tomahawk chop and the kind of war whoops you would hear on Saturday morning cartoons to make a “joke.” My question is why Scott Brown couldn’t find people not on his staff to do [...]

Michigan “Vagina” Controversy Part of a Long History of Sexism in the State Legislature

By: Friday June 15, 2012 2:15 pm

By now you’ve probably heard about Michigan State Reps. Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum, who were blocked from speaking on the floor of the legislature because of comments like Brown’s “I’m flattered you’re all so concerned about my vagina, but no means no” at the end of a debate on an abortion bill. Byrum used [...]

Obama Calls Woman Subjected to Limbaugh “Slut” Comments

By: Friday March 2, 2012 11:02 am

Democrats have descended on Rush Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on the Administration’s birth control access rules for religiously affiliated institutions. Limbaugh has spent the past two days alleging that Fluke must be a prostitute if she advocates birth control, mocking [...]

Persistent Complaints of Sexism in Obama White House

By: Tuesday September 20, 2011 8:15 am

I don’t feel much desire to read Ron Suskind’s book either, but the protests from the White House, which Suskind has begun to parry, suggest that they really feel concerned by it. And maybe not so much by the economic revelations, which they can at least fudge with an inattentive public. It’s the persistent theme [...]

Tamyra D’Ippolito: “Politics in Indiana is the old boy’s school.”

By: Monday February 15, 2010 10:29 am

I just spoke with Tamyra D’Ippolito, the candidate who was already running in the US Senate primary as a Democrat in Indiana before Evan Bayh ended his re-election bid today. D’Ippolito’s potential presence on the primary ballot complicates the ability for Indiana Democrats to handpick a nominee. If nobody qualifies for the primary, Indiana Dems [...]

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