Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

A Thousand Points of Lite

Okay, this is amazing. Newsweek has released an inside the beltway spoof of the (scripted) reality shows “The Hills” and “The City” which takes us inside the world of Barack Obama, or as his screen caption identifies him, “Barack, President”. … Continue reading

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Vote of Confidence

The Feminist Majority Foundation website drew my attention to a new study conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute showing an increase in political awareness, confidence, and engagement among girls ages 13-17 since the last time similar data was gathered, … Continue reading

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Cease and Desist

The mainstream media’s seemingly endless barrage of banality with regard to First Lady fashion continues in the latest of a long string of articles devoted to dissecting the style choices of First Ladies past and present (in this case, Hillary … Continue reading

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Ummm…

CNN is currently illustrating their front page top headline about Hillary Clinton’s possible- looking- more- likely- all- the- time- just- go- ahead- and- announce- it- already- why- don’t- you appointment as Obama’s Secretary of State with this picture. Seriously, people, … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point?

Tina Brown’s newest project, the news blog The Daily Beast, today published the findings of a poll they conducted post-election looking at a broad array of issues pertaining to attitudes and opinions about women, politics, and the media. The poll, … Continue reading

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Nattering Nabobs of Negativism

    I thought I’d post a brief personal response I wrote for a class in which we were discussing Laura Mulvey’s “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” and Richard Dyer’s “Stereotyping“. Mulvey discusses the construction of gender and the “male … Continue reading

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The Metamorphosis of Michelle Obama

In an excellent article published on Salon.com on November 12, 2008, Rebecca Traister looks at Michelle Obama, a Harvard educated lawyer whose career and ambitions have largely taken a backburner to her husband’s as his political career has blossomed. She … Continue reading

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