Psst. Know anybody who knows anything about PR, handling the public and not creating shit storms?
Komen is looking for a new “Director of Public Policy”, likely to replace the “Senior Vice President of Public Policy”, the lovely Karen Handel, whose talent for mishandling PR and creating shit storms is legendary.
Anyway, if you know . . . → Read More: Susan G. Komen has a job opening. Karen Handel booted?
Sitting back after the dust has settled on Susan G. Komen’s awkward about-face (which is actually no about-face at all but a bit of temporary cover), one thing has become clear. Komen has given back the voice of the pro-choice movement, too long drowned out by the money and loud talking heads . . . . . → Read More: Fallout from the Komen disaster. New-found power for pro-choice voices.
Wow. This kind of switch rarely happens. Note that such about faces are rarely for altruistic purposes. They usually reveal an untenable position that can no longer be held (aka too many lies to cover up). Brinker was caught in a lie. Only time will tell if Komen can ever recover its credibility.
Ezra Klein . . . → Read More: Komen Caves! Switches decision on Planned Parenthood. Ezra Klein: not so fast.
You can usually tell a guilty person by the way that person shifts the excuses for a crime. The more the excuses change and evolve, the guiltier the person appears.
The Susan G. Komen foundation is in big trouble. Not so much money-wise – it’s raking in the cash from the far right and anti-choice . . . → Read More: The ever shifting winds at the Susan G. Komen foundation
It’s OK. It’s pink!
I felt a little bad feeling so much animosity towards a person, but Nancy Brinker’s reaction to her disengagement from Planned Parenthood has quickly become the stuff of history. Not the good kind mind you, but the wrong-side kind. Now I find her organization is soft on guns, hard on poor . . . → Read More: Susan G. Walther-Komen soft on guns. Hard on women.
It's OK. It's pink!
I felt a little bad feeling so much animosity towards a person, but Nancy Brinker’s reaction to her disengagement from Planned Parenthood has quickly become the stuff of history. Not the good kind mind you, but the wrong-side kind. Now I find her organization is soft on guns, . . . . . → Read More: Susan G. Walther-Komen loves guns. Women’s rights not so much.
Of all the posts, tweets and articles on the Komen Cave, Winstead brings the fire and the facts together in the best summation of the whole bamboozle by Brinker and co. Lizz needs to go on Fox News or CNN and debate Nancy Brinker or VP Karen Handel.
So far, Komen is pulling a Palin, . . . → Read More: Lizz Winstead knocks it out of the park re: Komen and Planned Parenthood
From Dammit Janet!
While the the big news, and the ultimately sad news, is that the Susan G. Komen foundation has allowed far-right evangelical ideology to interfere with its formerly well-respected humanitarian work, the news that Planned Parenthood has replaced the $650K it lost from Komen so quickly is good news, indeed.
. . . . → Read More: Planned Parenthood gains back the $ it lost to ideology-driven Susan G. Komen turnabout