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Yes, Herman Cain, “Princess Nancy” Is A Sexist Way To Refer To Nancy Pelosi

Cain Getting Handsy?
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Herman Cain was accused of sexual harassment by two women. Read More »
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Nancy Pelosi portrayed as the Wicked Witch of the West. Read More »
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With seemingly a new woman coming forward every day detailing sexual harassment by Herman Cain, you might think the GOP wannabe presidential candidate would try not to look like a jerk. But during last night’s GOP debate, Cain referred to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as “Princess Nancy” while grousing about Congress. The audience chuckled and clapped; the (all white) dudes flanking Cain on either side looked uncomfortable. “Princess” is a disrespectful way to refer to a powerful, take-no-prisoners woman without calling her a “bitch” and suggests she doesn’t do what she does in Congress because it’s her job but because, oh, she’s such a princess!

Herman Cain is a sexist pig. It’s time for him to drop out of the race already.  [Washington Post] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Doctor Recounts What Abortion Was Like Before Roe V. Wade

  • Dr. Waldo Fielding writes about the horrifying complications faced by many women before Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. [NY Times]
  • Need a pick-me-up? Check out That’s What She Said, a blog featuring tons of amazing quotes from women like Maya Angelou, Ursula LeGuin, and Kathleen Hanna. [That’s What She Said]
  • Nancy Pelosi’s reign as Speaker of the House may be over, but the impact of her history-making appointment shouldn’t be forgotten. [Ms.]
  • Remember the fuss made a few years ago over those photos of a then-underage Miley Cyrus in Vanity Fair? One woman wonders why there isn’t similar controversy surrounding Justin Bieber’s VF cover, in which the teenage singer is covered in red lipstick kisses. [Evil Slutophia]

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Nancy Pelosi Cast As The “Wicked Witch Of The West” In Campaign Ad

She’s mellllllllting … and she’s the Speaker of the House. Nancy Pelosi is the cackling Wicked Witch of the West in a new “Wizard of Oz”-themed campaign commercial by Republican Congressional candidate John Dennis. An actress playing Pelosi flies in on a jet, jabbing Dorothy, Toto and pals with the end of her broom and shrieking that her flying monkey henchmen, the IRS, will come after them. That is, until John Dennis throws a bucket of water in her face. Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Is Nancy Pelosi The Most Powerful Woman In History?

  • After the passage of health care reform, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is being called the “most powerful woman in history” from a variety of media outlets, from The Economist to The Drudge Report. [NPR]
  • A breast cancer prevention slogan at a Polish hospital in Opole which reads “I check the breasts of my workers on my own” has upset women’s rights activists. [Reuters]
  • “Ugly Betty” star America Ferrera says she ignores criticism of her weight and thinks it’s “ridiculous” people even discuss it. Really, because people are criticizing the star of “Real Women Have Curves” for her … curves? [PopEater]
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Conservatives To Whack A Nancy Pelosi Pinata At Conference

According to politics blog, The Washington Scene, guests at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference will attend a party on Friday night where guests can take a whack at a pinata shaped like Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The Pelosi pinata will allegedly be filled with candy, bills and “favorite Pelosi sayings.”

According to Mary Christopher, outreach coordinator for another conservative political action committee, “We’re hoping to have the females whack the piñata and males try their hand at a [Democratic Senate Majority Leader] Harry Reid punching bag.”

Right, because women hitting a woman and men hitting a man somehow makes it OK. Keep reading »

Quickies: Megan Fox Is A Good Kisser & Nancy Pelosi Strikes Back

  • Amanda Seyfried dishes that Megan Fox, her “Jennifer’s Body” co-star, is in fact a good kisser. [TMZ] — News sure to induce groans from girlfriends across the nation.
  • Miley Cyrus abruptly shut down her Twitter reportedly because her rumored boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth, doesn’t think she should have one since he doesn’t. [PopEater — If she’s such an adult why can’t she make her own decisions?

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