When we mentioned earlier this week » 10/01/08 11:20am 10/01/08 11:20am that Maureen Dowd had been kicked off the no-longer aptly-named Straight Talk Express, we assumed that she'd simply been told that she was no longer welcome to accompany John McCain on the road. In fact, it turns out that the assholes that work for him after an event outside of…

Is Britney Being Judged More Harshly Than Her Baby-Daddy?

Here's something to think about: Does Britney's child custody battle highlight "an unfair burden of expectations for young mothers"? Because that's what Nick Hazell of ABC News writes today. He interviews Nancy Luke, a sociologist at Brown University, who says, "It is still the norm in the U.S. that women are expected to… » 10/02/07 3:00pm 10/02/07 3:00pm