Posts tagged "washington post"

Worst Motel Owner Ever Tells Employee To Talk To A Reporter, Then Fires Her For Doing Exactly That

Last month, the Washington Post wrote a story about the debate over raising the minimum wage in America, focusing specifically on how, despite bold headlines on both sides of the cause, for the average worker the relief would be welcome, but it wouldn't be life-changing. One such employee was Shanna Tippen, a Days Inn employee, who…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 30, 2015

PurrVerse: I Don’t Need Male Protection, Thanks

Women are given mixed messages on a regular basis. We’re told that we’re shattering glass ceilings and are independent ladies, while at the same time we’re told we’re a mess barely keeping ourselves together. Just today I got a Facebook advert demanding my attention so I can discover the newest fad diet that doesn’t really…

By: Kitty Stryker / June 12, 2014

Breaking: Old White Man Writes Something Offensive About Rape Victims

An old white man who writes for The New York Post wrote something callous and unfeeling about victims of sexual assault. SURPRISE! George Will penned an op-ed about those silly college gals who can't make up their minds about sex and crying rape. The piece was published both in the NY Post (not surprised) and The Washington Post (slightly surprised…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2014

Washington Post Op-Ed Argues That Teachers Shouldn’t Be Jailed For Having Sex With Underage Students

Last week, we told you about an appalling case in which Montana Judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced convicted statutory rapist Stacey Rambold to a mere 30 days in jail for raping a then-14-year-old student (who subsequently committed suicide). Judge Baugh justified his lenient sentencing, saying that the victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Columnist Declares February A Sarah Palin-Free Month

Washington Post op-ed writer Dana Milbank has pledged to make February a Sarah Palin-free month in his column. Perhaps we should follow in his footsteps ... [Washington Post] Why isn't Condoleezza Rice married? That's the pressing question TV host Piers Morgan asked the former Secretary of State when she visited his new talk show o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

Sarah Palin Has An Op-Ed In The Washington Post. And It’s Not About What You Think.

Sarah Palin must have pulled some serious strings to get her op-ed published in today’s Washington Post. Usually the respected paper only prints actual news, but, hey, free speech? You'd probably assume that given the past two weeks of her life, Sarah would be writing about her abrupt resignation. Nope. In an effort to show…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 14, 2009