All Further Articles for 2012-11-07

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Team Rape/Misogyny Loses Big, Entirely Deservedly
One of the most gratifying elements of last night's results was women's repudiation of and victory over all the right-wing crazies, most male, who think they have the right to tell women what or what not to do with their bodies. Almost all went down to defeat, with the lone sorry exception of Iowa's Steve King. Women, too, were elected in record numbers. It seems sluts vote. "People should not be afraid of their government. A government should be afraid of their people."
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
After Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa, Ohio puts Obama over the top, and never mind Citizens United, Karl Rove, True the Vote, flipping machines and seven-hour waits at the polls. Obama tweet: "We're all in this together." YES. Nerve-wracking. And Maine approves marriage equality, the first state to do so in a popular vote. A good night.
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