Smart women around the web have so much to say. Things that ought to be making their way into the op-ed pages or the op-ed online space, but don’t. That’s the whole reason The Broad Side was born! This week, I’ve got some Broads of the Week whose thoughts and opinions I’ think you’ll enjoy!
Dawn at This Woman’s Work wonders about the link between some anti-obesity efforts and the profit motive.
Marty at Don’t Take the Repeats took former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour to task for his last minute pardon and clemency orders, wondering what they mean to the children of those pardoned and what lesson was sent about forgiveness and consequences.
Tracey at Sweetney (along with Doug from Laid-Off Dad) created a Shop-In event to show their support for JCPenney standing by their choice of Elen Degeneres, even after a conservative group called One Million Moms, a group affiliated with the American Family Association, called for a boycott against JCP for hiring the openly gay Degeneres as their spokesperson. And it doesn’t look there actually are one million moms, at least not at their Facebook page.
Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan wonders about being a mother with a lot of jobs and the narrow margins of keeping things running.