The Daily Dann, 5/7/08

Ann Fisher in the Columbus Dispatch: The affair wasn’t enough to convince me. The sociological question of why politicians appear so prone to petty philandering is a topic for another day. That the relationship was with his scheduler, that Capitol Square gossipmongers have fine-tuned the tawdry stories since last fall, that Dann also ignored charges…

Kansas Gov. dealt w/Dann-like AG office sexual harassment case, AG resigned

Major league hattip to Bill Sloat of The Daily Bellwether for highlighting how the current Democratic governor of Kansas, Kathleen Sibelius (daughter of former Ohio Governor, John Gilligan) wanted her state’s Attorney General, Paul Morrison – also a Democrat, to resign after “a female aide with whom he [Morrison] had an extramarital romantic relationship filed…

Cleveland’s Eaton Corp.: Most Candid CEO

Last brain dump before I finish the carnival comes from BNET, “CEO Candor on the (Steep) Decline.” The Takeaway: Rittenhouse Rankings Inc. compiles an annual CEO Candor benchmark survey of 100 Fortune 500 companies, and this year’s results show those at the top of America’s biggest companies are increasingly unable to give a straightforward explanation…

Breaking the glass ceiling imbeds shards of glass: Women & workplace discrimination

I’m in editing for the Carnival mode right now, but I must pass on a couple of things: 1. Connie Schultz’s Plain Dealer column from today. I agree with it. Some disclosure about her husband, Ohio’s junior U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D) being a signator to a letter asking for Ohio AG Marc Dann to…

What They Said on race, sexism, Clinton & Obama: The Nation’s “Race to the Bottom”

I read this article in The Nation last week (hint from a listserv) and have had it in an open tab since then but haven’t had time to write about it. Lucky for readers, because What Tami Said and Racialicious do a superb job, where I know I could only hit on half (because I’m…