"Roger Ailes made a jaw-dropping comment about CNN's Soledad O'Brien during a college lecture on Thursday night. The Fox News chief was speaking to journalism students at the University of North Carolina. In the question-and-answer segment of the talk, he referred to O'Brien as "that girl that's named after a prison." Ailes was referring to the Soledad Correctional Facility in Monterey County, California..."
Via Yahoo News: "Mitt Romney linked North Korea's failed rocket launch to the Obama administration in a statement released late Thursday night, saying the president's efforts to appease the regime have "emboldened" Pyongyang...". The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks down the absurdity of Mitt hitting Obama after the failed missile launch under Kim Jong-un.
"The political "war on women" turned personal on Thursday as Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen and Ann Romney took their dispute over stay-at-home moms to the airwaves in dueling TV appearances that only added more fuel to the fire over women's career choices. In the wake of Rosen's jab Wednesday night that Ann Romney had "never worked a day in her life,"
"In a move that will no doubt rankle the efforts of anti-gay institutions, the psychiatrist who published a controversial 2001 study proclaiming that "highly motivated" gay and lesbian people could change their sexual orientation is now retracting his initial claims.
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer chastised Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen and made her double-down on her apology to Ann Romney for saying Ann had 'never worked a day in her life'. The Romney campaign has spun the comment into a 'war on moms', desperate to drive attention away from the Republican 'war on women' evidenced by anti-women GOP legislation across America (regarding equal pay, reproductive rights, and even drug testing for child support).
Via Think Progress: No one is arguing that raising children isn't work. Democratic strategist and CAP Action board member Hilary Rosen is a single mother of twins who had to go through the expensive and challenging process of adoption with her then partner Elizabeth Birch.