Governor's Ball: Ed Rendell Is A Sexist Jerk; David Paterson Isn't

Some days there's news to be had, and some days all you can do is shake your head when a governor like Ed Rendell stereotypes working moms and single women all in a breath. Luckily, there are governors like David Paterson, who is really pissed about sexism in the legal profession (and in the New York State court… » 12/04/08 10:00am 12/04/08 10:00am

John McCain Should Not Look So Happy

John McCain should probably not look this happy, what with Obama killing it his commercial last night and then double-teaming it with Bill Clinton in a rally. But between annoying P.U.M.A.s, the media helping him out in his criticism and plenty of prognostication about how he could still win, I guess he does have a… » 10/30/08 10:00am 10/30/08 10:00am

Jon Stewart Asks CNN's Campbell Brown, "What IS Your Bias Against Bull?"

We've been fangirls » 10/28/08 12:30pm 10/28/08 12:30pm of Campbell Brown since she accused the McCain campaign of sexism for treating Palin like a "delicate flower," and we heartily enjoyed her appearance last night on the . Brown talked about her show, , being pregnant with baby number 2, and her throwdown with McCain spokesman/Megan's . If you'll…

Mortgage Meltdown? Awesome Barbara Ehrenreich Thinks We Should Get A Grip On Reality

Barack Obama has his first definitive lead in the polls, but it's not because America is full of optimists — or, at least the people parsing the polls don't think it is. Barbara Ehrenreich thinks we used to optimistic, though, and, in today's NY Times » 9/24/08 10:00am 9/24/08 10:00am, she calls everyone out for not being realistically pessimistic…

CNN's Campbell Brown Turns McCain's Accusation Of Sexism On Its Head

Campbell Brown, normally a little milquetoast for our tastes, got her Olbermann on last night and ranted us into fangirldom. Brown is sick and tired of the sexism that Sarah Palin is facing... from the McCain campaign. From not letting her give press conferences to not even allowing her to hear » 9/24/08 9:30am 9/24/08 9:30am questions from…

What Julia Allison & John McCain Have Done To Journalism

Since the world is ending around us, it's important to take note of what parts of our civilization fell and in what order. And, really, there's no one better at documenting mayhem than the original Wonkette (the rest of us are just pale imitations), Ana Marie Cox » 9/16/08 10:00am 9/16/08 10:00am, who now writes for 's . Today, Ana and I talk about…

Eva Mendes Doesn't Have To Hate Herself 'Cause She Knows She's Hot

  • Aw! Eva Mendes says it's easy to get all "critical" of yourself when you're on the red carpet but that she doesn't let herself "fall into that" — but that's she also "thankful" for her "nice physique"! Pretty sad if this counts as having positive body image nowadays. [People]
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