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Exhaust yourselves, Hillary haters

My quick assessment on today’s announcement from Hillary Clinton that she is indeed running to be elected president in 2016, is that she’s taking pages from Obama and that’s a good thing. She’s focusing on making sure she meets and connects with as many individual voters as possible and outwardly indicating a priority for doing…

[videos] Not Your Mother’s Politics: Women & Gender @ Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop 2012

For your reading pleasure (or displeasure, I’m afraid), check out my latest Civic Commons blog post on the he said, she said of women, journalism and political coverage. It includes the PowerPoint presentation with embedded video examples of just how egregious the slings have been. “Not Your Mother’s Politics” from “Dirty Politics” Poynter Kent State…

Women of the Revolution: Two-fer to watch from today’s This Week

women-revolution-lama-hasan-uprising-middle-east-libya-egypt-human-rights-politics-13069528While doing Sunday chores, I got to see the cover of the redesigned and Tina Brown-ified Newsweek about to come out, with a very powerful image of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the cover as well as watch with great interest an all-woman roundtable discussing the role of women in the revolutions occurring…

How Hillary Clinton Is Tougher Than Bill, More Qualified to Succeed in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

As the unusual confluence of the Jewish new year, Ramadan and September 11th has come and gone, I’ve been thinking a lot about the direct talks being pursued right now by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But this post is not about the talks’  core issues, as they’re called, or about the fact that…

What it’s all about, Martha & Kay & Jennifer & Kirsten & Hillary & Sarah

From Politico this evening: If a male attorney general and former prosecutor were running against a woman who’d posed nude for Cosmopolitan magazine and whose law practice consisted mainly of real estate closings, would he be the one praying for a squeaker victory? Would she have even gotten elected to the state senate? No and…