Being Liberal and a Progressive in a RED STATE is not an easy thing these days. I started this blog to vent my frustrations on our lives being taken over by right wing conservatives with their propaganda machines. I have also learned an important lesson in the last year, it is that reading is the only way to get real information, you cannot depend on the news you see on TV.


Friday, October 24, 2008

His Third Wife

That was the profound insight of my oldest son on McCain Picking Sarah Palin. The more I thought about that statement the more I found myself thinking that if you had to psycho-analyse the thought behind the choice, my son was the first to pick up on the why. Wives and VP picks, all either models or former beauty queens!

This column by conservative Kathleen Parker sizes it up:

....One does not have to be a psychoanalyst to reckon that McCain was smitten. By no means am I suggesting anything untoward between McCain and his running mate. Palin is a governor, after all. She does have an executive resume, if a thin one. And she's a natural politician who connects with people.....

.....Science provides clues. A study in Canada, published in New Scientist in 2003, found that pretty women foil men's ability to assess the future. ‘Discounting the future,’ as the condition is called, means preferring immediate, lesser rewards to greater rewards in the future.....

.....That men are at a disadvantage when attractive women are present is a fact upon which women have banked for centuries. Ignoring it now profits only fools....


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