Former Komen CEO Celebrated Disastrous Year With $684,717 Salary

It's been a bad year for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. As one of the best-funded cancer organizations in the U.S., and the most recognizable face of the fight against breast cancer, the non-profit came under fire after it unceremoniously pulled its support from Planned Parenthood last year, sloppily handled the… » 5/06/13 12:35pm 5/06/13 12:35pm

Karen Handel Thinks Planned Parenthood 'Literally' Stole the Color Pink…

Karen Handel, the failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate and disgraced Susan G. Komen For the Cure executive who orchestrated Komen's catastrophic decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood, went on a delusional rant during a lecture to the conservative Family Research Council today about how Planned Parenthood… » 12/13/12 6:15pm 12/13/12 6:15pm

Women Responsible for Turning Susan G. Komen Into a Joke Might Run for…

Earlier this year, Susan G. Komen For the Cure did the public relations equivalent of pulling down its pants and taking a giant dump all over its shiny pink reputation by cutting off grants to Planned Parenthood for political reasons, and then lying and saying they were doing it because of new rules. The new-ish,… » 11/21/12 7:00pm 11/21/12 7:00pm

Did Noted Turdblossom Karl Rove Warn Komen That It Was Making a Really…

Karen Handel's, um, much-anticipated book about the implosion of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has finally hit shelves or is floating disembodied around the internets, and rumor has it that the book includes a surprise protagonist who was urging Komen to reverse its decision to cut cancer screening funding for Planned… » 9/11/12 10:25pm 9/11/12 10:25pm

Ex-Komen Executive Karen Handel Writing Memoir on How Planned…

Remember Karen Handel, the former Georgia gubernatorial candidate-cum-Susan G. Komen For the Cure executive who played a pretty key role in the breast cancer charity's spectacular public implosion? Remember how she quit in a huff and went on what could only be called a press tour wherein she took every opportunity to… » 8/13/12 5:15pm 8/13/12 5:15pm

Komen Cancels Annual Gala to Avoid Inevitable Embarrassment

Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues to Race for Its Public Image two months after its very public discontinuation of funding Planned Parenthood, its very public lying about why they did it, and its very public, very awkward backpedaling followed by the bitter resignation of a former anti-Planned Parenthood… » 3/15/12 1:00pm 3/15/12 1:00pm

Karen Handel Goes on Fox News to Confirm Why We Should Stop Supporting…

Yesterday Karen Handel, the ink barely dry on her resignation from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, appeared on Megyn Kelly's Fox News show for her first post-quitting interview. She wants America to know that she didn't act alone in pushing for Planned Parenthood's defunding, that several members of the board colluded… » 2/08/12 4:40pm 2/08/12 4:40pm

Noted Liar Karen Handel Defensively Resigns From Komen

Karen Handel, the anti-choice Georgia conservative behind Susan G. Komen's defunding of Planned Parenthood, has resigned from her post as the charity's Senior Vice President of Public Policy. The resignation comes in the wake of growing criticism of the charity's evident political agenda, and Handel's apparent… » 2/07/12 11:00am 2/07/12 11:00am

Why Hasn't Anyone at Komen Resigned Yet?

Now that emails from inside Susan G. Komen for the Cure confirm what we suspected last week — not only was the charity's decision to defund Planned Parenthood nakedly political, but also most definitely spearheaded by anti-choice politician Karen Handel, and the charity most definitely lied about it — the… » 2/06/12 11:15am 2/06/12 11:15am

Susan G. Komen's Public Relations Nightmare

You know who I don't envy right now? People responsible for Susan G. Komen for the Cure's public relations. Since the charity's transparently political and poorly received decision to defund Planned Parenthood, Komen supporters have not hesitated to express their displeasure. Just how giant is the pink, ribbon-shaped… » 2/02/12 5:00pm 2/02/12 5:00pm

Meet the Komen Exec Behind the Planned Parenthood Defunding

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is trying its very hardest to prove to its supporters that it didn't decide to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood because of an internal or external right wing political agenda, which is steaming, obvious bullshit. Now, it turns out that people from inside Komen confirm that the… » 2/02/12 1:20pm 2/02/12 1:20pm

Susan G. Komen Foundation Begins Backpedaling for the Cure

When Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced that they'd no longer be providing support to Planned Parenthood, many of its supporters smelled a right wing political agenda at work and took to the group's Facebook page to express their disappointment. After working tirelessly to delete negative comments from the page for… » 2/01/12 12:20pm 2/01/12 12:20pm