Tag Archive | "Michele Bachmann"

Political Crazy Times!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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Image via Boris Rasin via Wikimedia/Creative Commons license There is just TOO much going on in the world of presidential politics to weigh in on all the pundit-y goodness that could surely fill pages of this site!  But what’s a …

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Michele Bachmann is Out. Or Is She?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons/(CC) Gage Skidmore It was really just a matter of time until Michele Bachmann’s presidential race was over.  I had a sense that things were close when her children showed up with her on interviews right before …

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PunditMom’s Holiday Gift Guide!

Monday, December 12, 2011

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‘Tis the season for gift guides! While I don’t usually put one together, my amazing friend Samantha from Garza Girls gave me the inspiration to think about what would make the perfect gift for the pundits in your household.  After …

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Do Women Need a Woman to Stay Engaged in the 2012 Race?

Friday, October 14, 2011

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via iStock Photo/Sean Locke Women candidates for president or vice president have been far and few between in our lifetimes. Until 2008, to see any woman on a national ticket, regardless of party, was a rarity.  Sure, there were a …

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Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter’s Cervix Out of Your Campaign

Monday, September 19, 2011

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When political candidates start using our personal lives — the really personal parts — for their own political gain, they cross a line.  And some of the GOP Presidential candidates have ventured into dangerous territory as they’ve been discussing our …

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The GOP Presidential Debate in Two Minutes

Friday, September 9, 2011

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In case you hit the sack early on Wednesday night, or just didn’t have the stomach to watch the Republican canned speech event debate, here’s a quick recap for your weekend cocktail party discussion pleasure: Newt Gingrich — You kids …

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Michele Bachmann and Newsweek

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Many political observers thought that when Hillary Clinton gave us those 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling, that finally, FINALLY, women were going to be taken seriously as leaders.  Unfortunately, those in the media who are more concerned with …

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Michele Bachmann and Me

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Michele Bachmann and I had lunch together.  It’s true!  She even had these lovely Tea Party cookies! OK, there were about 200 other people in the room, too. But we were both eating in the same place at the same …

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Ridiculous Politics

Saturday, July 16, 2011

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Just when I think that the world of politics can’t get any more ridiculous, someone comes along to prove me wrong. Some Americans are still holding the Vietnam War against Jane Fonda and apparently they all watch QVC.  Because there …

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The Real Political Armageddon

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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There’s been a lot of talk in Washington, D.C. and on the news shows about how our prolonged national debt ceiling nightmare will be the equivalent of political Armageddon for whoever loses this battle.  It’s just a matter of days …

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Five Pieces of Advice for Michele Bachmann from Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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I know Michele Bachmann and Hillary Clinton are at complete opposite ends of the political spectrum, but now that the congresswoman from Minnesota has made her 2012 presidential bid official, she should prepare herself for the inevitable increased amount of …

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Political Word Games

Monday, June 20, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago, I had a great time meeting and being interviewed by Kelly Wallace, iVillage’s Chief Correspondent, in connection with the release of my new book, Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing

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