Susan G. Komen for the Cure Update: Crisis Management Crunch Time

Shorter straight-talkin’ Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure:

Silly geese — Susan G. Komen for the Cure just had to throw (poor, largely non-white, disposable) women under our new, shiny, pink (pro-life) bus in order to save them!

Co-sign w/ Jamison Foser:

Don’t fund Komen’s new crisis communication industry stimpack strategy — stand with Planned Parenthood. And make sure to hit Komen where it hurts.

Related: The Atlantic’s Jeff Goldberg has the REAL straight dope on how Komen’s TOTALLY NOT POLITICAL hit on Planned Parenthood went down. Pull quote:

“The rule was created to give the board of directors the excuse to stop the funding of Planned Parenthood. It was completely arbitrary. If they hadn’t come up with this particular rule, they would have come up with something else in order to separate themselves from Planned Parenthood.”

Yep. Nothing to see here, just a routine rev…hey — look at my DEAD SISTER! etc etc.

Also, everything you needed to know about Komen’s new, ultra-wingnutty veep, in one classic editorial cartoon:

Add (poor, largely non-white, disposable) women to the body count.

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