Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Quick Hits: Nooo....

Oh nooo - is it true? I don't want to believe it's true. Say it's not. Anyone?

Obama Botches the Abortion Conversation
7/8/08 One thing is certain: Obama has backhandedly given credibility to the right-wing narrative that women who have abortions -- even those who go through the physically and mentally wrenching experience of a late-term abortion -- are frivolous and selfish creatures who might perhaps undergo this ordeal because they are "feeling blue."

And this next one too--Stepford v. Angry Black Woman? Oy. Make it stop!

Rocky Journey To Being First Lady
7/8/08 Baltimore Sun: In the way we have of boiling human beings down to a handful of adjectives and then forming a caricature from those adjectives, Obama has become the angry black woman and McCain, a Stepford wife.

Lastly, just in case you haven't had enough bad news for one morning, here's this:

Women at Work Find Reinforced Glass Ceiling

Women's eNews: Promotion barriers, harassment, pregnancy and motherhood bias, unequal pay. Women in the paid work force say these are all pillars propping up a glass ceiling. Fourth in "The Memo" series on the status of U.S. women.

Kudos for the tips on all this cheeriness today go to Rebekah at the WMC.

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