Day: March 4, 2008

…and John McCain is lame.

His speech amounts to, “We’re the best choice, given what the Democrats are offering.” (He possibly said that verbatim). That’s a real winning slogan, John. “We’re not as bad as them” always plays well. Plus low taxes blah blah I…

Huckabee is Out

Lots of talk about standing up for unborn babies. Oddly, he doesn’t articulate his actual plan to totally fuck over born women, or explain the fact that his policies actually led to more (and later-term) abortions. Oh well. Nice to…

PETA misogyny strikes again

This time with a naked pregnant woman in a cage. I’m sympathetic to the argument that sexualized stunts get attention. Fine. But really, PETA, why do you always have to use women’s bodies to make your point? A major feminist…

Raped and Silenced in the Barracks

A must-read piece about how women in the military are assaulted and then treated like dirt. The lead: When military sexual assault survivors call Susan Avila-Smith, she advises them to keep their mouths shut while she works on getting them…