On Libya, Liberal Interventionism, and Progressive Misogyny

Ok, I’m no fan of intervention, humanitarian or otherwise.  So, let me state for the record that I’m unequivocally opposed to military operations in Libya, regardless of how much fuzzy, feel-good moralistic liberal internationalist gloss the usual suspects try to apply to their latest...

GOP Leaders in House Hate Gays and Lesbians More Than They Support U.S. Troops

Several Republican leaders in the House announced their intention today to vote against the latest Defense Authorization Bill, because it includes a provision to include gays and lesbians as a protected group under existing hate crimes law: Boehner, speaking at his weekly press conference Thursday, said the...

Read This Now

Over at Global Comment, Sarah Jaffe, in a devastatingly on-target critique, utterly eviscerates yesterday’s head-pattingly patronizing L.A. Times article/future-bird-cage-liner (where the credentials of Dr. Jill Biden were examined [and dismissed] in a manner that was maddeningly glib, highly gendered–and...

Bare Assed Feminism

You know, I’m reading this article in Vanity Fair about Jon Favreau, the Obama speechwriter caught in a photo groping a cardboard cut out of Hillary, that I’m sure you’ve already seen and I won’t post it.  The gist of the article wonders why Favreau has yet to be fired, and why...

More About Sarah Palin’s Hateful Rape Victim Philosophy and Policies

Cernig points to an enlightening post by Shannyn Moore, an Alaskan radio host and blogger. The post provides more details on Sarah Palin’s now-infamous policy of billing rape survivors for the cost of gathering evidence with which to arrest and charge the rapist: Much can be learned about the Palin...

I Like a Man Who Honors and Respects His Wife

Josh Marshall posts a video of Sen. McCain at a campaign event, telling the crowd he thinks Cindy McCain should compete in a bikini beauty pageant at the Buffalo Chip Campground: We’re trying to find out a bit more about the Bikini Beauty Pageant at the Buffalo Chip, where John McCain showed up and...

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