Liberals Fall Back on Old Cliches After Romney’s “Binders Full of Women” Remark
By the way, Romney asked for that binder. He asked for “a binder worth of qualified and experienced women,” which was the key point. He didn’t say “resumes,” but they’re trying to make a gaffe out of this like they tried to make a gaffe out of his European trip.
There’s no gaffe here.
See, they live in this bubble. They create this illusion that Republicans hate women, and so something happens, and they have a knee-jerk reaction. “A binder filled with qualified women,” somehow proves Romney hates women. It’s difficult to keep up with. And yet again the truth is that it’s Obama who has a workplace that’s hostile to women. You will remember this. Weekly Standard: “Last night, President Obama presented himself as a crusader for women’s issues. …
“What’s interesting about this is President Obama’s own history with women in the workplace. When one of President Obama’s debate coaches, Anita Dunn, worked at the White House, this is what she reportedly had to say about her experience there: ‘This place would be in court for a hostile workplace. … Because it actually fit all of the classic legal requirements for a genuinely hostile workplace to women.’ In the same piece, former economic adviser Christina Romer is reported as saying, ‘I felt like a piece of meat.’
“‘”I felt like a piece of meat,” Christina Romer, former head of the Council of Economic Advisers, said of one meeting in which Suskind writes she was “boxed out” by Summers,’ reported the Post. TIME magazine called Obama’s White House a ‘Boys’ Club.’ … And Obama’s own staff is mostly made up of males, who, as the Washington Free Beacon reported, get paid more than their female counterparts.”