Speak Out Though Not Spoken To

Remember Katherine Fenton, the young woman who asked the candidates a question about the gender pay gap during Tuesday’s debate? The one who gave Barack Obama the chance to remind us that the first law he ever signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and gave Mitt Romney the chance to give us all a great meme (and also invent a story about his track record of hiring women)? Well, because that 24-year-old woman had the nerve, the audacity, to ask about gender inequality – IN PUBLIC, OUT LOUD – she’s now the target of attacks on the right.

Article Here Via Feministing.Com

Oh, and if you’re not outraged enough, there’s a blogger suggesting that Obama only won because of the “slut vote!”

Here’s a direct quote:

“I’ll be the first to admit it.  A couple weeks ago I predicted a Romney win.  I predicted this largely because…

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