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“You’re only willing to defend certain women. You’re only willing to take a moral stand when you know your liberal supporters will stand behind you. But what if you did something radical and wildly unpopular with your base and took a stand against the denigration of all women, even if they’re just single moms? Even if they’re Republicans?” writes Bristol Palin in an open letter to President Obama, which asks when he’ll reach out to comfort her, as he did when Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke was called a vulgar name by Rush Limbaugh.
“Mr. President, when should I expect the call?” asked Miss Palin, who racked up several insults over the years from HBO host Bill Maher, a million-dollar donor to the Obama re-election campaign.
“I’m not expecting your super PAC to return the money. Youęre going to need every dime to hang on to your presidency. I’m not even really expecting a call. But would it be too much to expect a little consistency? After all, you’re president of all Americans, not just the liberals,” she adds.
“Interesting that the Dems thought they had a big winner on this whole ‘war against women’ thing, but it’s the people on the right who are gleefully keeping it alive now,” observes “Instapundit” and Pajamas Media contributor Glenn Reynolds. made from recycled plastic water bottles. The campus is pleased: It takes 27 plastic water bottles to make the yarn for one gown, and with a thousand grads, some 27,000 empty bottles “will be put to use instead of into the landfill,” the university says.
“It’s part of our strategic plan to enhance our commitment to sustainability, so this is a great demonstration of our efforts,” says Beth Pollins, assistant to the vice president of student affairs at the campus.
Caps and gown cost $32 each. After commencement, organizers have advised grads to just go ahead and recycle their wardrobe.