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I, Virginia Bergman, pledge not to vote for a male presidential candidate in 2016 just because he's male.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

From the NY Times, the dumbest convention coverage ever

Alessandro Stanley's piece in the political section of today's NY Times has to be the dumbest convention coverage ever. Beyond dumb, however, Stanley's piece is also sexist, harking back to the 1950s when it was considered inappropriate for a woman to outshine her man.

Stanley begins:

Ann Romney is so gifted at politics, she may actually make her husband look a little bad. Their personality gap — her ease, his discomfort — has been evident in most of the many joint interviews they have given television reporters. 

If you can stomach it, you can read more here.

 

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