Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Sex and the Voting Booth

Single Votes

So. How many years has it been since women in the United States got the vote? Right. So. Why is it exactly that women don't seem to be taken seriously as voters - by politicians, the media, society in general - whether they are in the so-called "soccer mom" or "single anxious female" bloc?

No wonder the ERA always seems to not quite make it into Constitutional law...Those in political power think that I care more about all things cosmo (drinks, magazines, shoes - whatever) than I do about, let's say, the erosion of freedoms guaranteed under the Bill of Rights or my reproductive self-determination or...

And what is a "manolo blan-something" anyway?

Via Broadsheet

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