fiancé: This is a little long but it’s a great read:
me: OH MANNNN.
I LOVE THAT SOME REPUBS ARE LIKE, YALL ARE CRAZY?!!!!
fiancé: lol. Him and Bruce Bartlett are the big ones
Bartlett was part of Reagan’s Reganomics team
THIS IS FUCKING NUTS.
WE BAIL THEM OUT.
AND THEY SUE US?!
fiancé: Let me read.
In the meantime check this out:
Yea, that’s pretty greedy. That’s awful
Since when did like Newt Grossanimal get up in the polls? Continue reading
It would be easy to file this under the category of “men behaving badly,” to dismiss it as a testosterone-induced, hard-wired connection between sex and power (powerful men attract women, powerful women repel men). And some might conclude that busy working women don’t have time to cheat. (“While I’m at home changing diapers, I just couldn’t conceive of it,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the New York Democrat, once said.)
But there may be something else at work: Research points to a substantial gender gap in the way women and men approach running for office. Women have different reasons for running, are more reluctant to do so and, because there are so few of them in politics, are acutely aware of the scrutiny they draw — all of which seems to lead to differences in the way they handle their jobs once elected.
–When It Comes to Scandal, Girls Won’t Be Boys