Elizabeth Edwards Talks About Issues Unrelated To Infidelity

Have you sort of had enough of watching a woman in a position to influence the course of important national issues wink and the camera, promise not to answer questions and yell "Drill, baby, drill" to evince her support for an issue? If you are, than Elizabeth Edwards is a breath of fresh wonky air. She joined The… » 10/29/08 4:00pm 10/29/08 4:00pm

Is It Sexist To Wonder Why Women Would Become Suicide Bombers?

With today's arrest of three women thought to be wannabe suicide bombers in Iraq » 8/06/08 1:00pm 8/06/08 1:00pm, it's probably about time to wonder, again, what drives women to do this. We've posited of on the topic recently as the violence committed by women in Iraq has increased sharply this year. But something else: the media is obsessed with…

When Spite Trumps Common Sense, A Resentful Clinton Supporter Is There

The six weeks since Cynthia Ruccia announced that sexism would force her to support John McCain in the general election haven't, as many had hoped, made her any more reasonable. Like many a Clintonista, Ruccia — the co-founder of Women For Fair Politics who appeared on Larry King Live last night (see clip above left)… » 6/27/08 1:00pm 6/27/08 1:00pm

For Better Or Worse, Maureen Dowd, Peggy Noonan Speak For Us All

Do you like Maureen Dowd? Do you think she accurately represents your views or, even, some views of women other than your own? How about Peggy Noonan? Not so much, huh? Well, you're going to be hard-pressed to find other women on your Op-Ed pages, according to a new study from Rutgers University, which shows that… » 6/24/08 3:30pm 6/24/08 3:30pm