Well WHAT should we talk about today?
I haven’t yet watched
the debate; I had dinner with three fantastic female friends instead. But it
only took one post-cocktail phone-check to hear about the “binders.” Personally,
I find his later comment about being flexible so women can go home and cook
dinner much more repugnant. I also don’t think it’s news that a) he sucks on
women’s issues, and b) he sucks at talking about it. But Bindergate puts public
attention back on these issues, which is great, and it’s led to some handy
round-ups of the facts on Romney’s record on women.
First, read today’s blog post from Rachel Maddow. (She’s a
woman, but she already has a job, so she wouldn’t be in a binder. She works
late sometimes though. But she doesn’t have a husband. Hmm. Perhaps in the next
debate, Bob Schieffer can ask Romney which came first, the demanding job or the
Then go to http://bindersfullofwomen.com/.
(Gosh someone put that up fast. Probably in all that spare time after doing the
dishes and putting the kids to bed.)