Akin’s Legitimately Medieval Views of Women

Just when I thought 2012 couldn’t get any worse in the right-wing attacks on women’s bodily autonomy, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri proves that we haven’t hit rock-bottom of the GOP’s misogyny. How can you top transvaginal ultrasounds and upstage Rush Limbaugh? Easy! Let’s recap what happened on Sunday when Akin “misspoke” and blatantly spread the false, unscientific garbage that: 1. a woman’s uterus has the magical power to shut down a rapist’s sperm so she doesn’t become pregnant; and 2. rape, by Akin’s definition, only exists and is “legitimate” if there’s a penis involved. I laughed and tweeted about … Continue reading Akin’s Legitimately Medieval Views of Women

Ritt Momney loves Google Hangouts

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Google+ Hangouts could be a game changer for celebrities and political figures. Mitt Romney recently went on a Google+ Hangout and was able to speak directly to the people who are on the fence about voting for him. He didn’t have to call a news network (even though he did partner with Fox News) and get something scheduled. He could have just posted a video but that doesn’t have the same effect as a live conference with feedback from eager participants. The message is undiluted and has a spark of earnestness because it isn’t … Continue reading Ritt Momney loves Google Hangouts

Ritt Momney loves Google Hangouts

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Google+ Hangouts could be a game changer for celebrities and political figures. Mitt Romney recently went on a Google+ Hangout and was able to speak directly to the people who are on the fence about voting for him. He didn’t have to call a news network (even though he did partner with Fox News) and get something scheduled. He could have just posted a video but that doesn’t have the same effect as a live conference with feedback from eager participants. The message is undiluted and has a spark of earnestness because it isn’t … Continue reading Ritt Momney loves Google Hangouts