But Hilary Rosen Was Mean to Ann Romney

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 6:40 am

The Obama campaign keeps picking on Mitt’s record at Bain capital.


Romney-Rosen Firestorm Is Reminder: We Need to Redefine Gender Justice

By: Saturday April 21, 2012 7:00 pm

It’s almost poetic that this year’s Equal Pay Day—the one day of the year when Americans are supposed to reflect on the value (and undervaluing) of women’s work—coincided with the media firestorm surrounding the American stay-at-home-mom. The “controversy” over Ann Romney’s decision to stay home rather than work a “regular” job should highlight some of the continuing struggles of women to be valued and respected for their work, in and out of the home.

Late Night FDL: The Struggles I’ve Seen

By: Thursday April 12, 2012 8:00 pm

For Republicans and the media who coddle them, nothing is more painful and likely to induce mass fainting spells than the truth, and the faux “controversy” over Hilary Rosen’s disparaging comments about Ann Romney’s idle life in the lap of luxury is a perfect example of this drearily familiar phenomenon. The fact is, Ann Romney hasn’t worked a day in her life, at a time when even well-off women with children often do so, if not out of economic necessity, out of sheer boredom.

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