Do looks matter for women in politics more than they do for men? According to a study released today by Name It. Change It., a joint project of
Since the 2012 Presidential election, conservatives have been trying to think up ways to revive their movement. Last week a number of them approached the subject, including George F. Will (basically you're doing great don't change anything), Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (basically you're doing g ... More >>
Hillary Clinton is considered a top choice for the Democratic Presidential candidate in 2016. But the blood clot she recently developed after a concussion has both sides offering their opinions as to whether this will hurt her chances (presuming she decides to run, of course). Not surprisingly, it ... More >>
In terms of electability, what have we learned from Mayor Bloomberg? Well, for one, you don't have to come from a political background to win three terms as the head of New York City government. Two, being a billionaire can be a viable campaign strategy (sorry, Mitt Romney). Three, political lo ... More >>
In this article, a pundit argues that it'll be Hillary Clinton. If she runs, that is. Says the author: "The economy will proably be strong by then, and I don't think the Republican A-team--who sat this election out--is nearly as formidable as their supporters hope. "Hillary Clinton and Corey Bo ... More >>
A week after the party of Kang had their national convention, the party of Kodoshad theirs in Charlotte, NC. It was a lively affair, with a floor fight strong-armed by party bosses, and big speeches by Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Sandra Fluke, and some guy running a crap economy who nonetheless no ... More >>
Mo Rocca talks peckers, Büchner heads for the hills: Our festival review roundup
In what we'd like to think of as an "antidote" of sorts to Holly Van Voast's surge in boob-flashings at Barnes & Noble book signings (a target of which recently included Hillary Clinton's husband, Bill), a man surprised the Secretary of State with his own version of an homage recently in Honolulu.
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Hillary Clinton! First there were those allergies that caused her to cover her mouth in the iconic Situation Room photo taken by White House photographer Pete Souza as the administration watched the raid on Osama Bin Laden. Then she was unceremoniously removed f ... More >>
This photograph of Barack Obama's national security team during the Osama bin Laden raid, taken by official White House photographer Pete Souza, moved us all. What were they thinking? What were they seeing? Look at those faces! Especially...Hillary Clinton. It's as if she'd seen a ghost. Or f ... More >>
The Daily BeastThe second annual Women in the World summit started on Thursday with a welcome from Tina Brown, Editor in Chief of Newsweek and the Daily Beast, who hosted the event, and ended with a farewell on Saturday. Over the course of the few days, an esteemed collection of women and me ... More >>
photo courtesy of APBottoms up.This past weekend, Bill and Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Hillary's mother, Dorothy Rodham, and newlyweds Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky, were all spotted at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Long Island wine country.
Before you click away from this post thinking that it'll be just more blather about Chelsea Clinton's wedding, be aware that it is exactly that, but with a twist: outrageously huge porta-potties. Seriously. These rent-a-johns are bigger than my apartment by far, and carry a hefty cost of $15, ... More >>
Isn't that great? He spoke out today against the proposed Uganda law which would serve draconican punishments for same-same coupling, in some cases including the death penalty.
Sarah Palin, or maybe her ghostwriter, wrote in Palin's new book about sharing a hypothetical cup of coffee with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. On Meet the Press today, David Gregory passed the idea along to Clinton, who said OK.
Here we have Hilary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi, part of Power Plays, a new exhibit of Kellesimone's work at a gallery in, uh, Santa Monica. The Margaret Thatcher and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paintings are way more intense. They're on view until January 2nd. Recommended for political junkies and/or s ... More >>
In other world news, the North Korean bureaucracy has emitted a joke in response to Hillary Clinton's tough line on the communist state's weapons trading, and her comparison of its leaders to "unruly children" unwilling to behave properly at the great Adult Table of Nations. "We cannot but regard M ... More >>
Hillary Clinton fell on her way to the White House and broke her elbow yesterday, and will require surgery. Condolences pour in from all over the internet. "It must be a vast right-wing conspiracy" -- Holy Coast. "Was she confused and disoriented?" -- Ann Althouse. "When reached for comment by Bu ... More >>
While the chaos over her old seat increased, Hillary Clinton cheerfully took her new one this morning, receiving the diplomatic-corps equivalent of a rockstar reception at the State Department this morning. She made a little speech, much interrupted by cheers, in which she said she wants the foreign ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. The Politics of Meaning Author: Daniel Graham, Jr. Publisher: Preview Press Date: 1995 Discovere ... More >>
Some of you have the sneaky habit of going away for Christmas and not clicking on my column, which this time was a saucily insightful year-in-review essay accompanied by a spread of moi photographed as various oddballs from '08 (Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton, Heath Ledger, and Amy Winehouse). So I ... More >>
The year in picturespictures of me!
Athena, Aphrodite, and a girl named Hillary
Ah, those talking heads-the TV yabberers, not the guys singing about buildings and food. We've grown a little...
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