Nancy LeTourneau

It’s Not Sexist, Just Irrelevant

I’m going to be brutally honest here. If the press were to have written this about Hillary Clinton instead of Jeb Bush, you could bet your last dollar that there are folks who would be screaming “SEXIST!!!” Jeb Bush is eating like a caveman, and he has literally shrunk in size. The former Florida governor,… Read more »

“Sticking With the Issue After the Media Lost Interest”

It’s hard to imagine that it was less than a year ago that the media became consumed with horror stories about child migrants from Central America entering the United States. Some of us noticed that all of that (as well as the fear-mongering about Ebola) disappeared from the headlines as soon as the 2014 midterms… Read more »

What Makes Us Exceptional

This week President Obama did something unprecedented…he took responsibility for a terrible mistake that took the lives of two good men. Here’s a part of what he said: But one of the things that sets America apart from many other nations, one of the things that makes us exceptional is our willingness to confront squarely… Read more »

Do the Personal Qualities of a President Matter?

One of my favorite things is when people bust up conventional wisdom. That’s exactly what Paul Waldman did with an article titled: Sincerity is Overrated. You don’t need a president who’s sincere, you just need one who’ll do the things you want. Even though President Obama’s integrity is one of the things I admire most… Read more »

Daylight Video

If you read what I wrote this week about how patriarchy constrains and damages men, you’ll understand why this one by Phoebe Snow winds up on the list of my favorite “feminist” songs.