-The Washington Post has debunked five myths about female candidates. (We hope those two are mutually exclusive.)* [ Washington Post ]
-Where have all the good girls gone? The Glee stars have taken their wholesome image into their own hands like the innocent superstars of history: Britney Spears , Christina Aguilera , and Miley Cyrus . [ New York Times ]
Photograph of Dilma Rousseff by Jefferson Barnardes for Getty Images.
*Correction, Nov. 2. This post originally incorrectly quoted from a Washington Post article, mischaracterizing a myth about this year’s female candidates as being "extra-feminist" instead of "extra-extremist."