Support Blue America's 'Women Not In Binders' Candidates

Didn't you just love how Mitt Romney tried to make believe he supports women in the workplace? It wasn't even a good lie. In fact, it was a denigrating lie.

Diane Sweet wrote this earlier on C&L:

Guess what? Romney's answer isn't true, he never asked for such a study.From David Bernstein:
What actually happened was that in 2002 -- prior to the election, not even knowing yet whether it would be a Republican or Democratic administration -- a bipartisan group of women in Massachusetts formed MassGAP to address the problem of few women in senior leadership positions in state government. There were more than 40 organizations involved with the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus (also bipartisan) as the lead sponsor.They did the research and put together the binder full of women qualified for all the different cabinet positions, agency heads, and authorities and commissions. They presented this binder to Governor Romney when he was elected.

Mittens can sure come up with a lie right on the dime and right on time. You know he's a phony because his religion forbids women to have any meaningful role in it. Oh they can get jobs to help out if need be and cook, clean and have babies too....plenty of babies. But they cannot be part of delivering ordinances and sealing families together. HBO's Big Love had a great storyline in the final season. Barb Henrickson played wonderfully by Jeanne Tripplehorn felt women should be as important as men in the Mormon religion and tried looking for offshoot groups that supported women's rights in the LDS church. When her husband Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton) found out about what she wanted he freaked out and threatened her to stop it this instant or he'd disown her. It may have been a dramatization, but the sentiment is the same.

Well, at Blue America you know we support the most independent and progressive women running for Congress. We would never think of needing someone else to make a binder full of eligible applicants for us to support.

Howie wrote this on Blue America's Facebook page:

During last night's debate, Mitt Romney refused to ever answer the key question about supporting equal pay for women doing equal work. He couldn't because most of his party-- including Paul Ryan, his choice for the GOP vice presidential slot-- voted against it. Only 3 House Republicans voted for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. 171 Republicans including Paul Ryan voted against equal pay for equal work. (Five wretched Blue Dogs voted with the Republicans and 4 were defeated in the Great Blue Dog Apocalypse the next year and the other, Dan Boren, is finally retiring.)

This year there are 5 outspoken, independent-minded progressive women who Blue America has endorsed for House seats: Patsy Keever (NC-10) Ann Kuster (NH-02) Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) Aryanna Strader (PA-16) Sue Thorn (WV-01)

All of their male opponents have been loud and persistent opponents of equality for women and all have voted against proposals for expanding women's health coverage. We really do need more women in Congress-- more progressive women in Congress. Remember, Michele Bachmann is a woman too, a woman who votes in lockstep with Todd Akin and Paul Ryan.

Please consider a contribution to Sue and our 4 other great progressive women congressional candidates on the Blue America page

Megyn Kelly said that CNN was 'pandering to women" all night. That's shocking for a women to say even from FOX on so many levels. Please support BA's incredible un-bindered women candidates so we can change the make up of Congress.

Please consider a contribution to Sue and our 4 other great progressive women congressional candidates on the Blue America page


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