Archives for August 2008

Shock and awe, in the style of the NYT

Turns out The New York Times thinks that having a baby at age 44 is newsworthy.I never expected to be commenting so much on the election, but the naming of Governor Palin as McCain’s VP has definitely brought up many of the hot button topics that I write and speak about: women, women and work, abortion, family, etc.Now it turns out that the private decisions and details of the governor’s life are so shocking that they merit front-page coverage in the NYT. Remember, this is part of the same ma … [Read more...]