Voters Who Are Neither Moms Nor Waitresses Now Being Referred to as 'Waitress Moms'

While I'm legally obligated to mention in every post about the upcoming election that it will be very close and polls are saying all kinds of things that should keep people of all political stripes glued to cable news outlets during this, the political media's quadrennial Christmas shopping season, there's something… » 10/25/12 3:00pm 10/25/12 3:00pm

Voter ID Laws Are Actually a Sneaky Way to Silence Women of Color

Any connoisseur of 80's and 90's era kids' sports comedies knows that when the bad guys can't win, they cheat. Cobra Kai tried it, the Urbania Cowboys tried it, and everyone The Mighty Ducks ever played tried it. Now that an increasingly nonwhite population trend has threatened the electoral clout of white people,… » 10/25/12 1:50pm 10/25/12 1:50pm

It's Time to Start Caring About 'The Man Vote'

Women. Can't live with 'em, can't judge 'em like they're a voting monolith. At least, that's what pollsters are finding. In fact, it looks like the much-ballyhooed, evasive, and coveted "women's vote" isn't really a persuadable demographic after all; if politicians want to change minds, they should work to appeal to a… » 7/10/12 4:00pm 7/10/12 4:00pm

What the Hell Does 'The Women's Vote' Even Mean?

It's impossible to open a magazine or turn on the TV to a channel where haircuts with veneers talk about politics without hearing about Obama/Romney horse race for the Woman Vote. Women like Obama! No, they like Romney! Now Republican women like Romney! Now single women like Obama! How about the black women? Latina… » 6/07/12 6:50pm 6/07/12 6:50pm