TLWC’s Viviana Hurtado Talks Virginia Primaries, Iowa Caucus, & Janet Jackson on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin

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Isn’t it a little slippery to not say hypocritical when some decide that the laws aren’t fair (whine) because they didn’t dot their i’s or cross their t’s? Of course the law can be unfair.  That’s what courts and legislation are for: codify, and when necessary, rectify the law of the land for the benefit […]

TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin Talks Keeping Up with Herman Cain & Kim Kardashian

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OK, OK, OK. Knock it off. GOP Presidential nominee hopeful Herman Cain and reality super nothing Kim Kardashian are NOT an item.  They don’t exist in the same universe.  Unless you heard the “Beauty Shop” segment of NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin.  This week I joined Michelle Bernard of the right-of-center think tank The […]

TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado Talks about the Media and the GOP Primary Race on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin

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The 2012 Presidential election is less than a year away and I’m wondering, “Are we there YET?” No. But with this election season ramping up over the summer (The Donald, anyone?), by now I’m a little frayed at the edges.  And we have 11 months, 1 week, and 11 days until Election Day, Tuesday, November […]

The Sport of Women: TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin

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One fellow recently filed a reclamo, electronically: Fellow: “You…are so chatty on the WLC whereas your e-mails are positively laconic.  I can’t even read between the lines because they only fit on one line!  Will the real Viviana please stand up?” Viviana: “It’s called I am crushed by email and it’s either being “laconic” or […]

Is Prez Obama Anti-Woman? TWLC’s Viviana Hurtado Answers on NPR’s “Tell Me More with Michel Martin”

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Some things just don’t go together. Al Gore and the Macarena. Kim Kardashian and authenticity. President Obama and being “Anti-Woman.” That’s just one of the chismes in Pulitzer-prize winning columnist Ron Suskind’s book, Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President. The White House acknowledges that at the beginning, the male advisors closed rank […]

Open Letter to Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel

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Dear Mr. Stengel, When I noticed the lack of Latinos and Latin Americans in the 2011 Time 100, I thought: Again?  My criticism does not probe whether Gossip Girl Blake Lively should be on the same “list” as Afghan prosecutor general Maria Bashir or if the blonde bombshell took the place of someone more relevant. […]