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McCain and Palin Want Women’s Votes But Do Women Want Them?

Sarah Palin has been thrust into the spotlight. With unmarried women representing a crucial voting block this election season, it’s easy to see Palin as a political pick. But will her policies actually help women or hurt them?

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Sarah Palin-drone: Clashing Not Clever

Palin-drone: Sequences of social conservative family values and public policies that run in both directions, but clash rather than flow, and aren’t very clever. syn: hypocrisy.

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VIDEO: The Daily Show on “The Gender Card” and Palin

It’s been seen by more than two million people online already and this hilarious Daily Show take on "The Gender Card" is well worth watching.

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VIDEO: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee Asks GOP About Choice

The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee can’t quite find the right word, and neither can delegates to the GOP convention. If they can’t say it, it’s fair to suggest they won’t uphold it.

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McCain Plays to the Middle, Fails to Deliver

John McCain’s acceptance speech tonight offered rhetoric, but not much policy, for moderates.

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VIDEO: Hiding Sarah Palin’s Extreme Right-Wing Base

The American News Project reports on efforts to down play Sarah Plain’s extreme right-wing roots at the GOP convention.

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An Open Letter to Gov. Palin on Women’s Rights

Gov. Palin, have you thought about what would happen if you succeeded in getting your position — that fetuses have a right to life — established as the law of the land?

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OMFG: Gossip Girl and the RNC

The truth of adolescent sexuality lies somewhere between the abstinence/childbearing catch-22 of the Republican party platform and the racy shock value of the teen soap Gossip Girl.

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Bristol Palin Makes Religious Right “Forget” Its Stance on Teen Pregnancy

Religious right wing organizations have more empathy for Bristol Palin’s pregnancy than they know what to do with. But empathy is nowhere to be found in their judgmental policy agendas for the rest of American teens.

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Far-Right Controls McCain, Plays Both Sides on Abortion

The far-right controls John McCain’s VP selection, the GOP Platform, and now is trying to have it both ways on abortion as they use Sarah Palin to appeal to conservatives, and Cindy McCain to confuse pro-choice voters. They want to control you.

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