Escándalos Políticos: the Santorum Surge and Susan Komen: TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin
Escándalo. This just sounds soooo much more dramatic than “scandal,” ¿no?
You can almost say: escándalo is the spice of life (as long as it’s not malicious, that’s otra cosa: being a Mean Girl).
You know, along the lines of:
¡Uyyy! Esa Giselle is a tigresa supermodel the way she defended El Brady.
I never was a fan of all that Tex-Mex’ing porque funny business pasa like sexting.
¡Thump! [insert smelling salts to bring abuela back to life]
She told me she’s moving in with…el novio. ¡THUMP!
I entered Tell Me More‘s “Beauty Shop” with Michel Martin, CEO and founder of the Bernard Center on Women, Politics, and Public Policy Michelle Bernard, US World News & Report‘s Mary Kate Cary, and founder of the politics blog Wonkette and The Guardian columnist Anna Marie Cox to talk escándalo político: how Rick Santorum‘s symbolic sweep in Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri momentarily has blocked Mitt Romney‘s momentum toward the GOP Presidential nomination, the Susan Komen Foundation/Planned Parenthood fall-out, and the White House battle with religious groups led by the Catholic Church over the health care law requirement to offer contraception.
It was also a “Beauty Shop” first: leading and speaking for half the show!
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