Skip to comments.Book: Obama White House ‘Has a Real Woman Problem’
Posted on 09/17/2011 9:15:08 AM PDT by MNJohnnie
The Obama White House is a hostile environment for women even though they occupy many of the senior positions in the West Wing, according to a new book.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind interviewed more than 200 people, including President Obama, for "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and The Education of A President," which will be released Sept. 20.
The book portrays a White House in which Obama struggled with a divided group of advisers, some of whom he didn't initially consider for their high-profile roles. And top female advisers said they felt left out of key meetings or overpowered by their male counterparts.
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That could leave a mark.
can’t all those comrades get along?
Thus it shall ever be. As long as men are men and women are women.
I don’t know what to believe here. If my experience is any guide, a lot of liberal women are hyper-sensitive and always looking for slights.
I anticipate a beer.... no scratch that.... a wine and cheese summit soon.
Anyone surprised to hear that Barry has a woman problem has never spent time around a male Malignant Narcissist.
Bingo!!!!..I expect you’re 100% correct..
Or a Muslim.
This stuff, Solyndra, LightSquared, Fast and Furious. This is just the beginning. Wait until our Clown-in-Chief leaves office in 2013. Then we will be hit with a tsunami of stories from ex White House staffers about incompetence, dysfunctionality and corruption in this adminstration. It won’t be pretty.
Obamama is a woman, no?
I’m sure it’s his only chance to be top dog. As soon as he retires to the private quarters, he’s probably treated like the eunuch he is.
Maybe they didn’t read the fine print on they’re NOW tee shirts .....
“Iron My Shirt”....was in small print above the letters NOW I think.
“This stuff, Solyndra, LightSquared, Fast and Furious. This is just the beginning. Wait until our Clown-in-Chief leaves office in 2013. Then we will be hit with a tsunami of stories from ex White House staffers about incompetence, dysfunctionality and corruption in this adminstration. It wont be pretty.”
Depends on your definition of ‘pretty’.
I can think of an excellent way to capitalize on that in the upcoming election.
Don’t they like working for Valerie Jarret?
She’s Obama brain, isn’t she?
Even WE couldn’t have posed Mooshie in a more characteristic pose, or photoshopped her to look that way.
I thought Valerie Jarrett ran things. Maybe she really isn’t a woman?
Everyone knows muslim men don’t respect women.
Laughing (almost) too hard to type.
I wonder if Ubama has a Michael Lewinski stashed somewhere?
The First Wookie, Janet Napolitano, Christina Romer, Elena Kagan, Valerie Jarrett...
That may be the most accurate headline ever.
The Rookie Hussein doesn’t like women.
I’m not so sure because wymyn of the sort likely to associate with hussein always tend to regard not getting what they want as the fault of some man.
Weird, I am surprised to hear of such discontent and unhappiness in a nest of liberals. After all, we know that these are the enlightened, intelligent ones among us. Surely nobody there is even capable of a selfish thought, right? Oh wait, perhaps it is poison fumes in the AC system they inherited from the Bush administration’s climate of hate and culture of corruption causing all the strife.
They can never be happy.
All the evidence I’ve seen/read indicates he had more than one in Chicago. In his higher profile job, it’s harder to hide that type of activity. A nervous, frustrated state results. Ever notice that Barry needs to be constantly on the go? He travels in AF1 relentlessly, breaks all POTUS golf-playing records, is reputedly always looking for a game of pick-up (basketball), throws big weekly parties, reportedly drinks over the limit, vacations all over the place, campaigns nonstop [he gets his best applause from donors], etc. etc.? He’s compensating. He can’t get what he wants so he wears himself out getting everything else.
Or so it seems to me.
Susan Rice, Samantha Powers, Lisa Jackson, Hillary Clinton
Obama's Women Advisers Pushed War Against Libya
Wed like to think that women in power would somehow be less pro-war, but in the Obama administration at least it appears that the bellicosity is worst among Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and Samantha Power. All three are liberal interventionists, and all three seem to believe that when the United States exercises military force it has some profound, moral, life-saving character to it.
That type of treatment is not limited to one political party.
It is pretty solidly reported that the WH is run by a Gang of 3 consisting of Valerie Jarrett (born in Iran), Michelle My Bell and the Wookie’s mother who lives in the WH supposedly to nanny the kids. Those 3 rule the roost. That’s why the “rooster” travels all the time.
Everyone knows Muslim males do not feel comfortable with Women in the decision making process.
From what I hear, most gay bars have the same problem.
Oh I agree, I just find it funny when the Progressives all so superior arrogant posturing about "inclusiveness" and "diversity" turns around and bites them on the butt
The president is someone who when he goes home at night he goes home to a house full of very strong women, she said. He values having strong women around him.....Anita Dunn
I thought Valerie Jarrett had Barky’s balls in a lockbox - guess maybe it’s Moochelle. Or maybe Sasha.
Cue the Aretha....
Well he sure didn’t write Dreams of My Mother.
although I guess he didn’t even write Dreams of my Father either. But you’d think the parent who actually tried to raise him would get more credit than the one who abandoned him. Oh wait - they both abandoned him. What a mess.
You mean DEMS got BRAINS????? /s
We all know how Muslim’s feel about women...
Actions speak louder than words.
Don’t listen to Obama. Yes, he is an eloquent speaker when reading from a teleprompter, but observe his actions - Solyndray, Fast and Furious, Treating Women Poorly, Taking expensive vacations while millions struggle to make ends meet (A leader leads by example)
Look at that fat ass Blackie O running around telling everyone they should eat more healthy foods when she’s gotta be pushing 3 bills on the scales.
She’s a tall women, and a wide one as well.
250 lbs. easy. Possibly 300 lbs.
Obama is nothing but a BS artist, plain and simple.
His actions prove him to be an incompetent nincompoop who is in way over his head.
Why wouldn’t any law firm hire him after his long and expensive education, paid by who?
Does Obama talk about working his way thru college to pay his tuition?
No. He got some kind of sponsorship from someone (Ayers?) but we don’t know, and the media won’t ask.
They are nothing but enablers for Obama and the Dems.
They are now trying to pin Solyndra on Bush.
The MSM will flat-out lie and most people are too-busy or too intellectually lazy to do a little research.
A few people I talked to aren’t even aware of Solyndra, and I live here in the SF Bay Area and it’s been on the news quite a bit, but the words “Obama” and “Solyndra” aren’t mentioned in the same story.
It’s amazing they myths people will believe about conservatives (The TP is racist, Palin is a dingbat that hunts deer from a helicopter, etc...) while the same media ignores(aka “Lying by omission”) when it comes to anything bad about Dems.
I remember how CBS refused to call Gary Condit a Democrat.
Instead, CBS kept referring to him as the “conservative Congressman from California” (FU, Dan Rather. Have you called Ohio for Bush yet?) when Condit was the main suspect in the Chandra Levy disappearance/murder.
The majority of the media simply refused to ID his party affiliation most of the time.
Not only do we have to fight the Dems, but the Media and the Indoctrination of our kids starting from Day 1 in Kindergarten.
I remember when I was in HS and taking a Government class and my Teacher was a big liberal.
He didn’t teach, he would preach about how great Communism was, etc...
In HS, I was introverted and shy (I’m the opposite now and have been shortly after HS) but one day, I stood up and let loose with a long diatribe about how he isn’t teaching anything except to be liberals and how grand Communism is and went on to tell the class the story of how me and my parents fled Hungary after the Soviet occupation and the failed revolution, and how horrible it was living under the oppression of Communism.
He dismissed it as an “isolated incident” which really set me off as I had relatives raped and murdered and told the entire class about it.
Again, he said “That’s not how real communism is” and went on to tell the entire class how wonderful life is under Socialism, which is basically Communism lite and the next step towards it.
Despite scoring well on the weekly quizzes and Finals, he flunked me and I had to attend Summer School to graduate.
Fortunately, the Teacher for this Government class focused more on how our Government is structured, how it works, how bills are passed, etc..., but she also indocrinted us with a healthy dose of liberalism and I did have a few debates with her about it, but I passed with a “C” (I should have gotten a “B” - I’m sure she dropped me from a “B” to a “C” because I was a “Problem” student simply because I challenged her opinions, not any facts)
Like I said, we’re fighting two enemies - the Dems and the MSM
The Dems wouldn’t stand a chance if our media and our schools weren’t propaganda outfits.
In California, home-schooling has been banned. You have to send your kid to a private school, which is expensive, or a Government indocrination Center, run by Liberal, Union Teachers that teach liberalism and not skills that will allow you to learn about making a living.
I remember one Teacher had all kinds of liberal bumper stickers and posters all over the classroom, and told us when we turn 18 (Or it might have been 21, before the voting age was changed.) to vote Democrat, because the Republicans were “evil” and only were basically Millionaires out for themselves while the Dems were for the “working people” and for us to join a union, or to try to unionize our future place of employment.
I don’t have kids, but I hear it’s far worse now. We’ve all seen the “Obama” classroom videos on You Tube, were young children are basically being taught to praise him in songs and other ways.
I have two nephews, and during the Reagan era, Teachers would just bash him relentlessly and kids would have nightmares of nuclear Armageddon thanks to the schools and media. (Remember the TV movie called “The Day After”)
Even music wasn’t exempt, as MTV had plenty of vids that bashed Reagan visually and in the lyrics.
Indoctrination, plain and simple.
Thank you for that rant. It’s what we all are thinking, know full well, and “hope & change” back to reality.
That IS true. Could be anything.
Actually, you CAN homeschool in California. I know many in our parish in San Diego who do. #2 - in fairness to your 2nd government teacher, I believe that they are not allowed to mark you higher than a ‘C’ grade if the class had to be retaken. I specifically remember that I know the UC system would not count the 2nd grade higher than a ‘C’ - in your case it was unfair you had been flunked the first time, and too bad you didn’t save tests and take it to the principal to challenge the grade.