Born and raised on the mean streets of New York City's Upper West Side, Katie Halper is a comedian, writer and filmmaker. She is the host of the Katie Halper Show on WBA1, writes for places like The Nation, Feministing, Jezebel and appears on places like MSNBC, RT, Sirius radio (which hung up on her once). Katie's had her photo taken with Rudy Giuliani and was called "cute and somewhat brainy" by the National Review.Katie Halper
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Here are some GIFs from your favorite misogynists. Make sure to send them to your Republican female friends! 1. Newt Gingrich: “I’d leave my third wife for you!” The former Speaker of the House, who defends s0-called family values, attacked Bill Clinton over his infidelity, and condemns homosexuality and abortion, had no problem bringing his wife, who was recovering from cancer treatment in the hospital, divorce papers, so he could get married for the third time. 2.Governor Jack Dalrymple: “My heart beats like a fetus for you!” This 3. Michael Burgess: “You make me hornier than a 15-month fetus.” During a House Rules Committee debate on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Michael Burgess (R-TX), a Tea-Partying former OB-GYN and the current Vice President of the Subcommittee on Health, said (emphasis mine):
This is a subject that I do know something about…. There is no question in my mind that a baby at 20-weeks after conception can feel pain. The fact of the matter is, I argue with the chairman because I thought the date was far too late. We should be setting this at 15-weeks, 16-weeks… You watch a sonogram of a 15-week baby, and they have movements that are purposeful. They stroke their face. If they’re a male baby, they may have their hand between their legs. They feel pleasure, why is it so hard to think that they could feel pain?
4. Bob McDonnell: “You must be seeking an abortion because I want to transvaginally probe you.” The Republican Governor of Virginia supported a bill which would have required that women undergo transvaginal ultrasounds before having an abortion. The outcry was so overwhelming, he changed his mind. But we know where his heart really is. 5. Rush Limbaugh: “We’re gonna have so much sex, you’re gonna gave to overdose on birth control.” During his attack on the so-called “slut” Sandra Fluke, this Viagra-using radio host and unofficial GOP head, revealed that he had no idea how birth control actually worked, saying, ”