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Entries by Linda Keenan from 06/2008

Dreams From His Mother

| Posted 06.06.2008 | Politics

While Obama's mother's personal choices surely cost her children some measure of stability, she also gave them a powerful model for idealism and feminism in action.

My Big Russ

| Posted 06.13.2008 | Media

Tim Russert is already being lionized for the Washington powerhouse that he was, but I wanted to express what he meant to a little-girl news junkie growing up far from the action of national politics.

Am I a Hillary-Hating Sexist? You Tell Me

| Posted 06.25.2008 | Politics

I argued that the first woman president should be one who didn't come in on the coattails of a man, but is it realistic to expect a female leader at this moment to be perfectly cleansed of male power?