NYTimes hits new low: uses “Trophy Wife” as factual descriptor of presidential candidate’s spouse — from WIMN’s Voices Blog

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“The question may seem sexist, even crass,” she says. “but serious people — as well as Mr. Thompson’s supporters — have been wrestling with the public reaction to Jeri Kehn Thompson, whose youthfulness, permanent tan and bleached blond hair present a contrast to the 64-year-old man who hopes to win the hearts of the conservative core of the Republican party.”

Election 2008 — another surreal experience coming up. Serious debunking is in order. Is Bill Clinton a trophy husband? Would that even be a concept?

Remember: It’s a man’s world unless women vote.

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