She The People: Michael Dukakis


Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/28/2012

The presidential debate: Don’t forget, Romney and Obama, that sticking to the script can be lethal, too

SHE THE PEOPLE | All that would really mean is we’d get yet another volley of talking points we’ve already heard ad nauseum.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Kitty Dukakis, Michael Dukakis, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Manly Barack Obama

If he’s seen to have “a kind of ESPN manliness,” are decades of shots at Democrats as “feminized” “girlie men” who need to “man up” on their way out at last?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, David Brooks, girlie men, Joseph McCarthy, lavender scare, LBJ, JFK, Robert Caro, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, "The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, " Mitt Romney, Fifty Shades of Grey, Osama bin Laden, Michael Dukakis, Kitty Dukakis, Bernard Shaw, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, Maureen Dowd, John Kerry, Mommy Party, Daddy Party, Chris Matthews, ESPN President