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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Amanda Marcotte
America's young adults seem star-crossed all right: If she's looking for a serious commitment, and he's looking for a hot date tonight, what are their chances for love, let alone marriage?
Newspaper readers all over the country maybe have gotten a little more flesh with their morning coffee on Wednesday than they're typically used to.
Recently, four female servicemen and the Service Women's Action Network sued the Department of Defense over the military's combat-exclusion policy.
To listen to the pundits, Ann Romney is little more than a "corporate wife" (Fox News commentator Juan Williams), a sexist for "putting a sorority girl grin on a description of women's lives" (Slate's Amanda Marcotte), and a woman who "has never worked a day in her life" (Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen).
The winners in last week's battle between the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation and Planned Parenthood have discarded the pretense of a noble dedication to women's health and revealed their sole interest: abortion.
"Nothing angers leftist feminists more than combining the words 'feminism' and 'Sarah Palin' in a sentence," writes Cassy Fiano at David Horowitz's NewsReal.
"Clearly, the height of a woman's happiness is being saddled for life with a man who barely puts up with her because he fears he can't get sex anywhere else," she wrote Thursday on Slate.com.
But, she added, the video is "in a cutesy format, so let's pretend it's hip."