If you’re going to fight the war on women, you better start here. And don’t forget to read the comments, unless you want to stay an Obama supporter. As a former Dem, I learned the hard way, minds are like umbrellas, they only work when they open. God Bless America !

The Crawdad Hole

Earlier this week I discussed how the Democrats’ accusation that the Republican Party was waging a “War on Women” was a disingenuous attempt to shore up support among a critical constituency that had abandoned them in droves in the 2010 election. As noted, the GOP erased a 10 point gender gap, no small feat considering the history of that gap.

Yesterday Hilary Rosen spoke on Anderson Cooper on this exact topic. The headlines about her comments all focus on her personal arrogance and denigration of Ann Romney, which I will get to in short order, but I wanted first to discuss what else she said. It was rather interesting. From the transcript:

HILARY ROSEN: Well, first, can we just get rid of this word, “war on women”? The Obama campaign does not use it, President Obama does not use it—this is something that the Republicans are accusing people of using…

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  1. I love the reblog feature on WP ! This is an important post and discussion on the, shudder, War on Women. There is no war on women. But it sure made me run to twitter and update my 3 year old profile.

    https://twitter.com/#!/blogho

  2. Cool beans Lola….I think my Russian spambots will love it too 😉

  3. Rosen is a veteran in the war on women

    Rosen on Palin, circa 2008