Posts tagged "hillary clinton"

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.

By: 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…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / 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…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / 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…

By: 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…

By: 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…

By: 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

By: Susannah Breslin / September 16, 2009

Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” List Makes No Sense To Us

Forbes‘ annual “Powerful Women” issue hits newsstands tomorrow, but their 2009 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world has left us scratching our heads. The magazine insists the list is based on power, not popularity. They go by press mentions and the size of the country, business or organization the woman runs.

By: Nikki Dowling / August 20, 2009

Hillary Clinton May Wear The Pants(uit), But Her Agenda Is All About Women

It’s about time someone started focusing on women’s rights, at home and abroad, and it looks like Hillary Clinton is just the woman for the job. On her 11-day trip to Africa, Hill first gave the smackdown to a guy who oddly asked her what Bill thought of something. Then, according to the Washington Post,…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 18, 2009

Is The Secretary Of State’s Wardrobe In A State Of Emergency?

When it comes to Hillary’s style choices, it seems she’s in a lose-lose situation. She pioneered the pantsuit revival, but some take issue with her signature outfit. When it comes to the “pants saga,” Newsday says the Secretary of State has been looking especially dowdy as of late: “[Her suits are] looking downright shabby, not…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 13, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Has No Sense Of Humor

When Hillary Clinton snapped at the African college student who asked her about hubby Bill’s opinions on world issues, she didn’t have a sense of humor! [NY Daily News] — Yes, that’s what’s wrong with this picture: Humorless feminists can’t take a li’l sexism now and then.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2009

Hillary Clinton Not So Into Channeling Bill

At a town hall in the Congo, a student stepped up to the microphone to ask Hillary Clinton about a loan China recently offered the Democratic Republic of Congo. “What does Mr. Clinton think, through the mouth of Mrs. Clinton?”

Hillary stared at him. “You want me to tell you what my husband…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 11, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Newspaper Columnist Suggests Hillary Drink “Mad Bitch” Beer

If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had been invited to the Obama’s “beer summit,” she should have knocked back a bottle of Mad Bitch beer, said Dana Milbank, a columnist for The Washington Post, in a video on the WaPo web site. [Politico] — Because insinuating a powerful woman is a bitch is funny.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Probably Won’t Ever Be President

Speaking on a Thai television show, Hillary Clinton said she isn’t thinking about the 2012 election and is “100 percent focused” on her Secretary of State gig. “I doubt very much that anything like that will ever be part of my life,” she said. [Huffington Post]
After critics balked at the idea of using taxpayer…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2009

Hillary Clinton Fractures Elbow, What Would You Write On Her Cast?

As it turns out, Hillary Clinton is not a robot. You see, robots don’t break bones. They don’t even have bones. They have gears. So Clinton’s recent elbow fracture after a fall in the State Department garage (what exactly was old Hil doing down there, we wonder…) is unequivocal proof that she is, in fact,…

By: Lily Q / June 19, 2009

Quickies!: Dr. O’Malley Officially Leaving “Grey’s Anatomy”

A source told Us Weekly that T.R. Knight has officially left the cast of “Grey’s Anatomy” behind. [Us Weekly] — The source says he’s “had enough of ABC”, which is perfect, because I’ve had about enough of George O’Malley!
Hilary Clinton fractured her arm during a fall on the way to the White House…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 18, 2009

Zahra Rahnavard: Iran’s New First Lady (We Hope)

Watch out (or celebrate), Iran, Zahra Rahnavard may be your next Hillary Clinton. She’s an artist, a politician, and also the fire behind husband Mir-Hossein Mousavi’s presidential campaign. From what I’ve seen, it appears she might even have more followers than he does — crowds of women (and men) roar when she shows up to…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 11, 2009

Is Hillary Clinton Allowed To Cry In Peace Now?

Hillary Clinton was visibly shook up while honoring a 25-year-old fallen diplomat, Brian Adkins, at a State Department ceremony last Friday. Her voice cracked when she began listing his accomplishments, and she never recovered. This wasn’t the first time Clinton became teary in public. Before the primary in New Hampshire, she became very…

By: Annika Harris / May 8, 2009

Quotes From The Next Secretary Of State

The hearing to confirm Sen. Hillary Clinton as the next secretary of state began today. And although Clinton isn’t facing much opposition, she fielded many questions regarding issues affecting the United States. Here’s the gist of what Clinton had to say…

By: Annika Harris / January 13, 2009

Quickies!: This Is What Happens When You Over-Pluck Those Brows

I’m a cat lover, but never have I considered swapping my eyebrows for a cat tattoo. All of the women in these pics should grow bangs. [Just Whatever]
Awww. These guys proposed to their girlfriends in Essence magazine, and now you can help them win a $50,000 dream wedding by voting on their surprise marriage…

By: Annika Harris / January 5, 2009