Democrats, feminism, The Clintons

Hillary’s Enablers

Any respect I might’ve had for Geraldine Ferraro just went out the window:

“John Edwards, specifically, as well as the press, would never attack Barack Obama for two hours they way they attacked her,” said Geraldine A. Ferraro, the 1984 vice presidential candidate who supports Mrs. Clinton. “It’s O.K. in this country to be sexist,” Ms. Ferraro said.

“It’s certainly not O.K. to be racist. I think if Barack Obama had been attacked for two hours — well, I don’t think Barack Obama would have been attacked for two hours.” …

“We can’t let them do this in a presidential race,” she said. “They say we’re playing the gender card. We are not. We are not. We have got to stand up. It’s discrimination against her as a candidate because she is a woman.”

I guess Ferraro prefers Hillbot be patronized.

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feminism, Media, Television

News with feeling

It’s not Katie Couric’s fault that her ratings are abysmal. Viewers are to blame — apparently Americans can’t handle a perky woman reading a teleprompter.

According to a former CBS producer, “I’m afraid that Katie’s paying a price for being the first woman. But I think it’s a great trail she’s blazing, and I think if the broadcast continues to be as good as it has been … people will start to watch. It takes time, I think. But I was surprised that there was an obvious connection between a woman giving the news, and the audience wanting to watch it.”

Never mind that Couric is a journalistic lightweight. Of course, manufactured indignation and facts rarely mix.

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feminism, Media, Obnoxious celebrities

Girls gone stupid

Each of the cable news channels led with the same story last night. Immigration? The war in Iraq?? Try the battle between the fat toad and the cheerleader on “The View”.

If this is modern feminism, then please, cancel the movement. And cancel Rosie, who predictably wallowed in her fans’ sympathy after the sophomoric howdown (fat toad’s self-pity in italics):

elizabeth writes:

Rosie, Please remove yourself from all that makes u unhappy. U deserve better. I am just sick about what has happened. U can fix it. Move on, Surround urself w/ good. U r important and LOVEDknowthat.

indeed

Donna writes:
WOW! I felt the pain in you today, she didn’t even get it, it is about a friend sticking up for a friend. You will be missed!
Vermont loves you!

sad

Vickie writes:
ro
Watch. Stunned. wow cubed.
I would walk.
work isn’t worth that battle

agreed

Sher writes:
Your hurt feelings by EH are an example of your geniuneness and why I applaud your decision to leave. The fight today was painful for anyone who cares about you. Please walk away. It’s not worth it.

well u know
when its time 2 go

pokey writes:
Dear Ro..Wow what a hot topic segment today.Was stunned the way EH was going at u. U have said she is ur friend-.I would not want a friend like her.
I could hear in your voice the pain u feel PEACE2U

shock mostly

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