October 17, 2012
Binders Full of Women: A Meme That Means Something

Romney did a good job appointing women to high office in the context of a bipartisan statewide push to get him to do so as a new governor, but a terrible job in finding and promoting women to senior roles in the context of the high-paying private sector business he built himself. That may be why, by his own admission, his social power network when he came into office led to all all-male pool of job applicants. And as any woman with a job knows, getting the job is not the same a being paid the same amount as male colleagues for it — the question on the table before Romney Tuesday night, and one he ultimately punted on.

Read more. [Image: Binders Full of Women]

Binders Full of Women: A Meme That Means Something

Romney did a good job appointing women to high office in the context of a bipartisan statewide push to get him to do so as a new governor, but a terrible job in finding and promoting women to senior roles in the context of the high-paying private sector business he built himself. That may be why, by his own admission, his social power network when he came into office led to all all-male pool of job applicants. And as any woman with a job knows, getting the job is not the same a being paid the same amount as male colleagues for it — the question on the table before Romney Tuesday night, and one he ultimately punted on.

Read more. [Image: Binders Full of Women]

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