Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Low approval of Congress points to high seat change in November., WH, Cuomo’s HUD career under scrutiny, Steinem criticizes Palin for using feminist brand.
- Gallup: Low approval of Congress points to high seat change in November
From a historical perspective, Americans’ job approval ratings of Congress in 2010 rank among the lowest Gallup has measured in a midterm election year. The 16% recorded in March is the lowest single reading in a midterm election year, just above the low from all years of 14% in July 2008.
- The Buffalo News: Cuomo’s HUD career under scrutiny
Pinto argues that Cuomo, now running for governor of New York, helped create the framework for the subprime crisis by pushing unrealistic and irresponsible affordable housing goals as head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
L.A. Times: Steinem criticizes Palin for using feminist brand
In an interview with @katiecouric, Steinem argued that a woman who chooses not to have an abortion can call herself a feminist, but “you can’t be a feminist who says other women can’t have an abortion.”