Obama's Own War on Women

Is there really a war on women, and if so, who is waging it?  Perhaps we can begin to learn the answer from a tale of two congressmen: October 26, 2009 - The story breaks that Rep. Alan Grayson called a female adviser to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke a whore.  Although the slur earns him praise in the progressive media, prominent Democratic colleagues -- including Steny Hoyer and Anthony Weiner -- join Republicans in condemning his remark. In dramatic contrast, President Obama reacts by fundraising for Grayson in Florida the next day.  With Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Kendrick Meek also present, Obama praises Grayson: "We owe you one, buddy[.] ... This is a guy who doesn't back away from a fight, and doesn't back down from what he believes in." August 19, 2012 - Rep. Todd Akin discusses the odds of conception after rape in a way that is ignorant and offensive, but not malicious.  Mitt Romney and other top GOP leaders condemn Akin's remarks as inexcusable and...(Read Full Article)