RON HART: Who really has a 'War on Women'?

Published: Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 05:14 PM.

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. — President Obama gave a stem-winder of a speech last week. He reminded me of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Kim Jung Un or Fidel Castro, talking forever and egotistically veering off on repetitive, odd tangents in front of a staged audience.

His speech did have a new spin on his old theme of blaming Republicans. He referred to the IRS targeting of conservatives, Benghazi, and the NSA snooping as “phony scandals.” If anyone knows how to conjure up a “phony scandal,” it's Obama and his O-bots. Remember the narrative the media advanced for them that Mitt Romney and the Republicans had a “War on Women"?

Democrats go through campaign slogans like Taylor Swift goes through boyfriends. Recall Sandra Fluke (the woman who could not afford $18 a month for birth control but who could pay $80,000 a year to attend Georgetown Law School) and her manufactured drama. Dems then targeted what they called the “birth control moms” demographic. These are moms who value birth control but apparently don’t know how to use it.  Against all evidence, they were made to feel that Mitt Romney and the GOP were going to take away their birth control.

Democrats are allowed to paint the narrative that they are better to women. I do not want to mock the myth that defines Democrats (but it is kind of what I do), but let’s look at the way major Democrats treat women:

Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.):The Chappaquiddick swim champion left a young campaign worker to drown. After that he became the Democrat “Lion of the Senate.”

Bill Clinton (D-Ark.):Even though the Clinton Library is the only presidential library with a stripper pole and a two-drink minimum, he is the Democrat stalwart. Any politician who survives womanizing to get reelected should pay the Clintons royalties.

Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D-N.Y.) resigned in disgrace when it was discovered that he was hiring expensive hookers for “dangerous” sex acts. This was the most embarrassing thing to happen to a governor since Arnold Schwarzenegger did "Kindergarten Cop." Spitzer went after prostitution while he was N.Y. attorney general (maybe it was a customer complaint case).  The hypocrisy has no end. Republican David Vitter paid $300 for a New Orleans hooker and Larry Craig trolled for gay sex in an airport bathroom stall, but Spitzer paid $4,300 an hour. Even in shenanigans, Republicans are more fiscally responsible.



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