Posts tagged "hillary clinton"

Hillary Clinton Says “No” To A Second Term

It’s a good thing Amy Poehler left “Saturday Night Live,” because Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is has confirmed she’s leaving politics in 2012. Regardless of whether President Obama is elected for a second term, Clinton said she’ll be moving onto things. Despite rumors that she might lead the Defense Department or even run for…

Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Asked, “Which Designers Do You Prefer?”

Speaking on a panel in Kyrgyzstan yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was asked by a moderator, “Which designers do you prefer?” Clinton asked, “What designers of clothes?” and the moderator answered yes. “Would you ever ask a man that question?” Clinton asked, apparently with a laugh. The moderator responded, “Probably not. Probably not.”…

Jessica Wakeman / December 3, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Posts An “It Gets Better” Video

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton filmed an “It Gets Better” video in light of recent suicides by LGBT teens. Telling gay young adults “it gets better” might pack more of a punch if she actually supported gay marriage. But the sentiment, albeit hypocritical, is appreciated. [YouTube]
Sorry, European ladies, no additional maternity…

Jessica Wakeman / October 19, 2010

Krystal Ball’s New Statement About The Scandalous Photos Released Online

Krystal Ball, the 28-year-old Virginia Congressional candidate whose embarrassing private photos were dug up by a right-wing blog and posted on the internet, released the public statement today of my feminist wet dreams.

Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2010

Why I Don’t Want Hillary Clinton For Vice President

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may trade places with Vice-President Joe Biden on the 2012 election ticket, veteran journalist Bob Woodward said yesterday. “President Obama needs some of the women, Latinos, retirees that she did so well with during the 2008 primaries,” Woodward told CNN yesterday, adding that the switcheroo is “on the table.” Did…

Jessica Wakeman / October 7, 2010

Hillary Clinton Brings The Butterfly Clip Out To Play

An imagined conversation between Hillary Clinton and the government official standing next to her in this photo:

Guy: Really, Hillary? A butterfly clip?
Hillary: What? It’s silver — it’s my formal butterfly clip. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in town!
Guy: Girl, seriously, that is a bad look.
Hillary: You try being Secretary of State…

Julie Gerstein / September 21, 2010

Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding: 10 Things We Hope Happen

Generally, I’m not that enthused about weddings. But if I got an invite to Chelsea Clinton’s wedding to Marc Mezvinsky, I’d be there in a second. After a year of speculation, new details have finally emerged about the mega-party of the summer. It looks like it’ll be happening on July 31st. While people thought it’d…

Nikki Dowling / July 5, 2010

Would You Rather … Be Restricted To Gaga Or Hillary Clinton’s Wardrobe For The Rest Of Your Life?

Welcome to Would You Rather, a game in which we concoct hypothetical style dilemmas and ask you to choose which option’s worse.

Today’s challenge: Would you rather be restricted to Lady Gaga or Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe for the rest of your life. In a nutshell, the pants-less vs. the pantsuit. To consider: Lady Gaga…

Leonora Epstein / June 10, 2010

Quotable: Gloria Steinem’s Not Surprised Hillary Clinton Isn’t President

“I do think Hillary Clinton’s candidacy changed the atmosphere. I never for a moment thought a woman could win. It’s too soon. But I do think that her candidacy made it possible for many more people to imagine a woman president. How she got up every morning and took that much punishment, I don’t know.

Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Might Be Dunzo In 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she would not serve another four years if President Obama is reelected in 2012, because she hopes to slow her pace and do more writing and teaching. “The whole eight [years] — that would be very challenging,” Clinton said. “It’s a 24/7 job and I think at some…

Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2010

Hillary Clinton: “We Cannot Accept The Ongoing Marginalization Of Half The World’s Population”

No one can deny Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been a longtime, committed supporter of the rights of women and girls globally—especially the right for women to plan their pregnancies. Clinton spoke this afternoon at the International Conference on Population and Development on the 15th anniversary of its historic Cairo summit, when 179 government…

Jessica Wakeman / January 8, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton & Sarah Palin, The World’s Most Admired Women

I’m not surprised that according to a recent Gallup poll, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in the world (16 percent), but I am surprised that she nudged ahead of Sarah Palin for that position by just a hair (15 percent). Three women in the top five are all African-American—Oprah,…

Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2009

Turns Out Hillary Clinton Is Way More Popular Than Barack Obama

It looks like Hillary Clinton may have won out over Barack Obama after all. Well, at least in the most recent approval polls—and we all know that life is really just one big popularity contest. A poll of news watchers showed that our Secretary of State has a 75% approval rating with only 21% disapproval.

Nikki Dowling / December 17, 2009

Quotable: Hillary Clinton On Planning Chelsea’s Wedding

“I am officially a MOTB: a mother of the bride. And I am very excited about it … But it’s daunting to try and plan a wedding. Madeleine Albright called me the other night and said, ‘Well, when I was Secretary of State and had not a minute to myself, I had to plan a…

Kate Torgovnick/ / December 7, 2009

Quotable: Hillary Clinton Needed Arm-Twisting To Become Secretary Of State

“I was stunned after the election when President Obama asked me to consider this. I didn’t want to do it. I just really had a lot of doubts, and I kept suggesting other people: Well, how about this person! How about that person! This one would be really good! But then a friend of mine…

Kate Torgovnick/ / December 1, 2009

D.C. Gossip: Will Obama Make Hillary Clinton His Vice President?

Unsubstantiated rumors and vicious gossip isn’t just for Hollywood—our nation’s capitol loves spreadin’ rumors, too. The latest buzz out of D.C. is that President Obama will drop his vice president, Joe Biden, from his 2012 re-election ticket and run with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his VP instead. The logic supposedly is that the…

Jessica Wakeman / November 25, 2009

Do You Really Care Who Does Hillary Clinton’s Makeup?

Oh, for crying out loud. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State, a big and important job in which the president actually listens to what she has to say. So why, then, is the entire first paragraph of a recent Vogue article about Clinton dedicated to the color of her pantsuit at the U.N. General…

Jessica Wakeman / November 18, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Run For President, Plans To Retire

Hillary Clinton told NBC’s Ann Curry she won’t run for president again and plans to retire after she wraps up her Secretary of State gig with Obama. [Politico]
All kinds of things were wrong with a front page story on the New York Times about the Roman Polanski case. The worst offense is how the…

Jessica Wakeman / October 12, 2009

(Another) Quote Of The Day: George W. Bush Wisecracks At Hillary Clinton’s Expense

“Wait till her fat keister is sitting at this desk,’ [George W. Bush] once said [of Hillary Clinton] (except he didn’t say ‘keister’).” — from “Me Talk Presidential One Day,” by former Bush speechwriter Matt Latimer, GQ

Susannah Breslin / September 16, 2009