16 Aug '11, 6am

Expect the sexist coverage of Bachmann to escalate now that the religious right is turning to Perry

One thing I wondered as soon as news that Texas Governor Rick Perry might consider entering the presidential race started circulating was what it would mean for the Michele Bachmann candidacy. Bachmann and Perry appeal in a large part to the same constituency — the “take back America, values voters, one country under a Christian God” faction of the Republican party. The more Perry began to appear as a viable, electable option, the more you would begin to see subtle dog whistles to the evangelical community that would signal one key question standing between her and a GOP nomination. Do you really want a woman to lead you? It’s a realistic question to ask, when you belong to a movement that believes that the wife should be led by the husband, and it has been plaguing Bachmann in the background of the race to the point where she was even asked directly during the latest deba...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/presidential-coverage-takes-a...

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Sneak Preview of the roundtable session earlier...

razor.tv 16 Aug '11, 1pm

<p>At a roundtable discussion where all four presidential hopefuls came together for the first time, editors from The Stra...

SES San Francisco 2011: Day 1 Coverage #SESSF

searchenginewatch.com 17 Aug '11, 3pm

Susan Bratton's keynote kicked off the first day of the SES San Francisco conference, and what followed was a day jam-pack...