Archive | April, 2012

Where in the World? 4/29/12 Edition

April 29, 2012

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Things are hopping in this election year, so I’m not always writing here as much as I’d like to. But I’ve still got my pundit hat on.  Some other places I was hanging out this week? I was over at …

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Is “VEEP” the Kind of Veep We Want?

April 25, 2012

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Image via HBO/http://www.selina-meyer-veep.com/ If Elaine from Seinfeld turned to the world of politics, and added in a dash of Curb Your Enthusiasm and a pinch of The Office, you’d have Selina Meyer, the vice president of unnamed political party in …

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Condoleezza Rice in 2012?

April 23, 2012

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Mitt Romney needs a lot of things to happen and a lot of stars to align for him to become the President of the United States.  But of all the items on that ever-growing list, there’s an intangible, yet important, …

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PunditMom’s Weekend Picks!

April 21, 2012

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You know you’re always looking for something new to read over the weekend!  Here are some picks for you from some of the blogs I’ve been reading this week: Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan takes on the question of …

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Mitt Romney’s VP Choice: Who’s on Your List?

April 20, 2012

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Now that Mitt Romney is the unofficial GOP Presidential nominee who will be taking on President Obama in the fall, all good pundits are turning their thoughts to vice presidential predictions! (What will we do when there’s nothing to predict!)…

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Ann Romney Can Lose the Victim Card

April 19, 2012

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We’re probably almost done with the life cycle of the Ann Romney vs. Hilary Rosen episode of Mommy Wars 2012. Most major news outlets have pulled in just about as many experts as possible to parse how the presidential campaign …

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I’m Ready for Equal Pay. How About You?

April 17, 2012

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When I was first starting out as a young journalist, I believed there was no question that I would get paid the same salary as men doing the same job. After all, we’d come a long way, right? Women were …

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Democratic Women Don’t Hate Moms & Valuing Women’s Work

April 16, 2012

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It was a super big week for me last week thank to Hilary Rosen and her one crazy comment about Ann Romney and motherhood. After her slip of the tongue about whether Ann Romney had every been a working mom, …

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Apparently I’m a Socialist: More on Ann Romney & Mommy Wars 2012

April 13, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons Well, I knew this whole Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life” showdown with Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen would re-ignite the ever-percolating “mommy wars” (Devra, make it stop), but it’s taken on …

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More Political Mommy Wars? Here We Go Again!

April 12, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life. Ouch. I’m counting the seconds until CNN commentator Hilary Rosen, who also is a DNC adviser, gets the boot from DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Not …

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GOP Candidates on the “Hot” Topics

April 11, 2012

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And then there were three.  With Rick Santorum bowing out of the presidential race to salvage any chance he has at running again in 2016, three Republican candidates remain in the race.  So where do they stand on the “hot …

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Ann Romney as GOP’s Secret Weapon: Should She be the Republican Candidate?

April 11, 2012

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With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Mitt Romney can unofficially turn his attention to campaigning against President Barack Obama. But he’s been having problems connecting with voters, especially women. Can Mitt turn that around? And if so, how? …

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