Tag Archives: sexism

The Pre-Butterfly Effect

Gee, I can’t imagine why the gender gap between the Democratic Party and the GOP has widened into a yawning chasm: HUNT: Let me ask you this. The Democrats of course say you are waging, the GOP is waging a … Continue reading

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Shorter Andrew Sullivan: It would be criminal NOT to speculate about Elena Kagan’s “alleged lesbianism”

by matttbastard Sully momentarily veers from his dogged quest to discover the truth about Trig Palin’s parentage to set his sights on an even more momentous issue of international importance: Breathlessly demanding that SCOTUS nominee Elena Kagan come clean about her … Continue reading

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Obligatory ‘John Mayer is a Dick’ Post

by matttbastard Stay classy, you racist, sexist douche piñata. Photo: Jared Polin Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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Clinton Coverage & Media “Anecdrama”

by matttbastard (photo by NYCArthur, used under a Creative Commons license) Great post @ Foreign Policy’s FP Passport Blog from Annie Lowrey: Seven months ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton — the powerful New York Senator, former First Lady, and runner-up in … Continue reading

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The Last Word on Sonia Sotomayor’s ‘Character Problem’

by matttbastard NPR: The subject of the Supreme Court nominee’s judicial temperament has so far been raised by just one senator, Lindsay Graham (R-SC). “There’s a character problem; there’s a temperament problem,” says Graham. Referring to the comments in the … Continue reading

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The New New Civil Rights Movement

by matttbastard Is truly inspiring to see so many conservatives take a firm stand against racism. Truly. Update: Via Antonia, oppressed white male Bill Wolfrum is mad as hell and isn’t going to take it any more: We must fight. … Continue reading

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This Just in: Nancy Pelosi is the New Hillary Clinton (ie, Flypaper for Misogynists)

by matttbastard Fair. And. Fucking. Balanced. Fer srs: One bone of contention, Antonia: saying that anything spawned by the gliberati who rule USian cable NOOZ networks and talk radio even remotely constitutes ‘news commentary’ is akin to earnestly declaring that … Continue reading

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Read This Now

by matttbastard Over at Global Comment, Sarah Jaffe, in a devastatingly on-target critique, utterly eviscerates yesterday’s head-pattingly patronizing L.A. Times article/future-bird-cage-liner (where the credentials of Dr. Jill Biden were examined [and dismissed] in a manner that was maddeningly glib, highly … Continue reading

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Jane Says

by matttbastard Like Atrios, I’m not at all thrilled at the prospect of a legacy appointment to the Senate, especially  someone who has never run for elected office. But Jane Hamsher’s recent irony-free HuffPo missive is a classic example of … Continue reading

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Dear Ron Fournier

This may come as a shock to you, but despite conventional wisdom and what Hollywood might have you believe, women–especially professional women–actually get along with each other. So, until you come up with some actual, y’know, proof of acrimony between … Continue reading

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