March 27, 2009

Big bush not allowed

Filed under: Body Image,Gender,Media,Media Gallery — Tags: , , , , — Melanie @ 12:42 pm

My student, Roscoe, alerted me to the latest commercial for the Schick Quattro razor with bikini trimmer:

Enough said.

December 16, 2008

Obama on Bush-era reproductive issues

From abstinence-only education, abortion and the cost of birth control to the global gag rule, the Obama administration is ready to take fix the damage left by in the wake of the Bush administration.

Read complete article here.

September 25, 2008

Political Theater and the Maverick

Filed under: Media,Politics — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Melanie @ 3:45 pm

I just watched Senator Chris Dodd’s interview with Wolfe Blitzer on CNN.  Unfortunately, I have not been able to locate a clip at this time.  In essence, he rebuked Senator McCain’s lack of clarity and inisght on the situation while using this financial crisis as a moment for photo ops.

Read the full story here:

“…The developments came on a day of political theater at the Capitol and at the White House where President Bush met with Congressional leaders and the presidential candidates, Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, and Senator Barack Obama, Democrat of Illinois…

…Mr. McCain was seated at one end of a long conference table, Mr. Obama at the other, with the president and congressional leaders between them. Neither spoke, though Mr. McCain smiled broadly as reporters shouted questions that went unanswered by President Bush.”