Last week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated the media — she said powerful women were treated with a double standard. She got a lot of flack for that remark, but recent events make one wonder if there wasn't something to that statement.
Take for example, the comments made by former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden on Fox News Sunday, where he remarked on Senator Dianne Feinstein's "deep emotional feeling." Or the mock portrait which appeared yesterday on Breitbart.com of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, scantily clad, on all fours looking upwards with her tongue lolling out.
For more, we're joined by Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate’s spinoff site for women.