Archive for September 5th, 2008

The awesome Jon Stewart and the Daily Show reminds us that while conservatives are now up in arms over the sexist attacks on Sarah Palin, they were singing a very different tune just a few months ago. Watch how Bill O’Reilly’s attitude to teen pregnancy has miraculously changed, while other conservative pundits and policy advisors have suddenly become passionate critics of the sexist double standard.

Link from Jezebel.

Edited to continue the Palin theme: Rob Rummel-Hudson writes as eloquently as usual on why Sarah Palin is not a really supporter of parents of children with special needs (she cut funding for special education programmes by 62%), and in the Irish Times, Mary Mullin, also the Alaskan mother of a child who has Down’s Syndrome, writes about why she’s not supporting her suppposed “soul sister” (thanks to Q for that link).

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