Councilwoman Tish James, who’s currently running for public advocate, will be doing some cable news punditry this weekend. Tomorrow morning, Ms. James will appear on MSNBC’s Up With Chris Hayes to discuss her agenda and Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban. Read More
Councilwoman and candidate for Public Advocate Tish James wants an apology from the Fox News host who suggested rapes do not occur on college campuses during an appearance on the roundtable show The Five.
“Questioning whether rapes happen on college campuses is deeply offensive to all, especially those who have suffered irreparable harm as a result of these vicious crimes,” Ms. James said in a statement. “Furthermore, when the very existence of rape is challenged in a public forum, such as a widely-viewed cable news channel, it discourages the reporting of an already under-reported crime.” Read More
No clear frontrunner has emerged in the race for the Republican nomination, but Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is winning the all-important Glenn Beck demographic. On his radio show yesterday, the conservative pundit announced his support for Congresswoman Bachmann. She responded by sending a statement to her supporters boasting about being backed by Mr. Beck. “I’m thankful for my friend Glenn Beck,” Congresswoman Bachmann wrote. Read More