DoubleX Gabfest, the "Which Lie Is Worse?" Edition
Slate's DoubleX Gabfest on Elena Kagan, Rep. Mark Souder's sex scandal, and whether the Tea Party is a feminist movement.
Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010, at 10:54 AM
In this week's Gabfest, Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin of DoubleX and The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss Elena Kagan's singledom; Republican Rep. Mark Souder's sex scandal; and whether it's worse for a politician to have a sex scandal, like Souder, or to lie about your war record, like Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
The DoubleX Gabfest weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Emily's Pick: "Rekers Scandal Stirs Legal Questions in Anti-Gay Cases," from the New York Times.
Hanna's Pick: "Sexual Assault on the Psychiatric Ward" from Slate.
Margaret's Pick: The nature documentary about babies, Babies.
Here is a list of other articles mentioned in the Gabfest:
Hanna Rosin is the author of The End of Men, a co-founder of Slate's DoubleX and a senior editor at the Atlantic. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Margaret Talbot is a staff writer for The New Yorker.
Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor and writes about law, family, and kids. Her forthcoming book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Empathy and Character. Find her at email@example.com or on Facebook or Twitter.