Tag Archive | "moms and politics"

Sarah Palin’s Whining Isn’t Helping Anyone

Friday, January 9, 2009

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After watching the new Sarah Palin interview clip from the not-yet-released movie Media Malpractice, I recognized another thing about Palin. While I’m betting she was a Tracy Flick kind of gal in high school, that teenage girl also had …

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Will Michelle Obama Spark the Next ‘Mommy Wars’ Skirmish?

Friday, November 14, 2008

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Loads of media types are already wondering aloud, what kind of parents the Obamas will be. For me, that question is sort of silly — won’t they continue to be the same kind of parents they’ve always been? My …

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The Post Where PunditMom Defends Sarah Palin

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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No, I did not suffer a severe head injury or have a GOP epiphany since yesterday. My progressive bona fides are very much intact, thanks (I am the Goddess of All Things Liberal, after all!). But as I was thinking …

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Sarah Palin Revisionist History?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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I suppose it’s only natural that people try to revise the part of their histories that doesn’t fit with their self view. So I guess Sarah Palin is no exception. But it’s important to be careful how far one goes …

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Is Michelle Obama Ready for All the Parenting Advice?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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The Obamas were pretty successful through the presidential campaign keeping one kind of criticism at bay– whether Michelle was home enough as a mom and who was caring for the kids. The few times that Sasha and Malia Obama were …

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PunditMom Two Years Ago — And the First Woman President Will Be …??

Sunday, November 9, 2008

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Two years ago, I wasn’t sure that Hillary Clinton would be elected the first woman President of the United States in 2008. Turns out my sense about the common wisdom at the time was right. But now, I’m wondering what …

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Time to Move On

Friday, November 7, 2008

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If you read my blog with any regularity, you know that I was slow to support Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. Part of that was because I had ardently supported one candidate at the beginning of the race …

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Political Moms Are Here to Stay!

Friday, November 7, 2008

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Politics aren’t just for old white guys anymore! You know the ones I mean, the ones on the cable news talk shows. They don’t have a lock on pithy political commentary anymore. (I guess some of them aren’t so old, …

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MomsRising on PunditMom Radio!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

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Need something to do while you’re eating lunch on Friday? Please join me and my guest Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director of MomsRising Friday at noon Eastern time on my new BlogTalk Radio Show! We’ll be talking about how an Obama …

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