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Katherine Fenton, the 24 year old pre-kindergarten teacher who asked a question in the last debate about pay disparity between men and women, is getting smeared by the wingnutters. Media Matters describes it:

Conservative media figures attacked debate questioner Katherine Fenton as a "feminazi" and "tool" for asking the candidates about their views on pay inequity.  Conservative author Matthew Vadum attacked the premise of the question as a "feminazi leftist lie."

This seems to be just the beginning.  A website calling itself The Washington Free Beacon is further smearing Fenton by posting tweets supposedly from her twitter account, since taken down, under the headline "Party girl questioner loves joose, hates cops, and women who watch sports."

If you read the Beacon smear and want an antidote to the slime, see link for has taken the Free Beacon to task by posting comments excoriating the disgusting behavior of anonymous staff who are attacking this private citizen.

Of course, what the wing-nuts don't like is the fact that Romney failed in his debate performance.  Fenton's question, which was actually directed to the President, elicited the "binders full of women" comment that the Romney camp hates to see out there.

Most right-wing talk radio begins around noon with Lush Rimbaugh followed by Hannity.  But in Atlanta, Neal Boortz has picked up the Beacon libel and spread the word on his show.  Based on these tweets, Boortz doesn't believe Fenton is an undecided voter.  He can't stand the fact that the "binders full of women" comment has gotten such traction and is making Romeny, once again, a laughing stock.  Boortz actually said this morning:  "What if he had said 'binders full of CEOs' or 'binders full of men'?  We wouldn't be talking about this."  So his answer is to continue the smear.

I don't think this is the last of it.  By the way, Fenton says she's still undecided.

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  •  Tip Jar (7+ / 0-)

    The white man knows how to make many things, but he does not know how to distribute them - Chief Sitting Bull

    by cka on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:18:45 AM PDT

  •  "still undecided" ? ? ? (1+ / 0-)
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    Guess some girls like it in binders . . .

    Fake Left, Drive Right . . . not my idea of a Democrat . . .

    by Deward Hastings on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:29:30 AM PDT

  •  Gotta love the right wing smear machine (2+ / 0-)
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    cka, tardis10

    but in this situation, it may help us.  If they go after Fenton as they did Fluke, Obama's numbers with women are going to improve again.  She'll become the Oliver Twist of pay equity for women.  Even if she is undecided about who is going to work to get equal pay for her.

    I have some more Romney advice for her, as a preK teacher and Romney wanting to cut early childhood education funding, maybe she should vote in line with the best interest of keeping her job.

  •  she actually didn't exist at all (3+ / 0-)
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    cka, milkbone, LinSea

    She was just a 3D projection created by Candy Crowley and CNN in coordination with the Labor Department and several of the Polling organizations around the country and planted to give Obama an edge in the debate.

    Oh, and we never landed on the moon

    A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people ... restore their government to it's true principles.

    by maddrailin on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:32:58 AM PDT

    •  These wingers (0+ / 0-)

      amaze me.  Boortz on Wednesday actually read President Obama's full statement about Libya in the Rose Garden, went right on reading the "acts of terror" statement, and still told his (mostly dumb) listeners that President Obama didn't say any such thing.

      The white man knows how to make many things, but he does not know how to distribute them - Chief Sitting Bull

      by cka on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:35:16 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  More RW terrorism. (3+ / 0-)
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    cka, uyanga, LinSea

    Basically,don't dare be a citizen (don't testify before congress,don't ask any uncomfortable questions,don't you dare vote) unless you are one of us. And not one of the current GOP leadership will call this behaviour out. Not one.

    "George RR Martin is not your bitch" ~~ Neil Gaiman

    by tardis10 on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:34:42 AM PDT

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