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Glamour: How the Women at the Heart of the Impeachment Trial Make It Work

January 28 2020

Various women on the Left involved in the impeachment proceedings are glamorized through flattering "how they make it work" interviews.


Vogue: Michelle Obama Just Won a Grammy Award

January 27 2020

Michelle Obama is honored with a Grammy award for the audiobook version of her 2018 memoir.


Elle: Mrs. America Tells The Origin Story Of "How We Became Such A Divided Nation"

January 22 2020

Cate Blanchett talks about her new role as the housewife and mother, Phyllis Schlafly, spinning Schlafly's movement as anti-woman


Vanity Fair: Trump Attacks Greta Thunberg At Davos, Then Claims He Doesn't "Know Anything About Her"

January 21 2020

Disregarding President Trump's important speech on economic flourishing at the World Economic Conference, Vanity Fair paints it as simply a continuation of his "feud with a child."


Glamour: How to Raise an Activist, According to the Harris

January 21 2020

Senator Kamala Harris continues to receive flattering treatment and Elle now extends the favor to her niece, championing her incredible activism...something they would never do for a conservative.


Elle: Hillary Clinton Discusses Her Hopes And Fears For The 2020 Election: 'This Is No Ordinary Time'

January 21 2020

Elle allows former Secretary Hillary Clinton to use her continued celebrity status to influence the elections and endorse her upcoming docuseries.


Elle: The New York Times Editorial Board Endorsed Both Elizabeth Warren And Amy Klobuchar

January 20 2020

Elle finds the failure of the NYTimes to choose a candidate to endorse refreshing and enlightened. Would they feel the same way if Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar were conservative candidates?


Cosmopolitan: Literally Everything You Ned To Know About the Equal Rights Amendment

January 19 2020

Cosmo panders to the lie that woman are not granted equal rights as men under the Constitution and claims that the ERA is uncontroversial while painting anti-ERA advocates as outdated and sexist.


Vogue: Has the Women's March Changed, Or Have We?

January 18 2020

Vogue attempts to resurrect a dying, liberal-charged Women's March by accusing women of complacency.


Elle: Tag Yourself In These Ridiculously Adorable Barack And Michelle Obama Photo Booth Pictures

January 17 2020

Elle can't get enough of the Obamas, celebrating them like the cutest celebrity couple.


Glamour: The Women's March 2020 Is This Weekend. Go, So You Don't Have to Go Next Year

January 17 2020

Glamour tries to publicize and glamorize the Women's March as taking a stand against all the "harm" that women have experienced under our current administration, framing the issue as a women under attack and fighting back.


Glamour: The Constitution Never Said Women Would Be Equal. The ERA Aims to Change That

January 16 2020

Glamour celebrates the passage of the ERA as granting women equality in the Consitution.


Cosmopolitan: Enough of This Garbage. Here's a Friendly Reminder of All the Women Who Currently Run Countries

January 15 2020

Cosmo hops on the Warren train, further blowing up the rumor that Sanders said a woman could not win the U.S. presidency.


Vogue: Elizabeth Warren and the Resurrected Dream of a Female President

January 15 2020

Warren is hailed as ressurecting the dream that Hilary Clinton began.


Vogue: What You Missed From the Seventh Democratic Presidential Debate

January 15 2020

Vogue provides a highlight reel of the Democratic candidate debate.


Glamour: Elizabeth Warren Leaves No Doubts About a Woman's Electability in 2020

January 15 2020

Warren capitalises on rumors of Sanders saying a woman can't make it to the White House.


Glamour: Is Andrew Yang 2020's Unlikeliest Feminist Truth Teller?

January 14 2020

Andrew Yang is championed as a feminist hero for his "woke" attitude on women in the workplace.


Cosmopolitan: Elizabeth Warren Doesn't Think a Billionare Should Be President

January 9 2020

In their newest installment of "Candidates Come To Cosmo," Elizabeth Warren provides the "answers" to issues covering health care, diversity and more.


Elle: Elizabeth Warren Wants You To Ditch That Guy, Get A Dog, And Vote To Tax The Wealthy

January 8 2020

Elizabeth Warren Wants You To Ditch That Guy, Get A Dog, And Vote To Tax The Wealthy


Vogue: Can Elizabeth Warren's Selfie-Taking, Plan-For-That Campaign Win Her the Nomination?

January 7 2020

Vogue treats Warren to yet another profile, highlighting her support and covering everything from her lawyer background to her "plans" and wardrobe.


New York Magazine: One Year in Washington Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reshaped her party's agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders' campaign, and hardly has a friend in town.

January 6 2020

New York Magazine provides a rave review of AOC's first year in Washington.


Vogue: Julian Castro Has Dropped Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

January 3 2020

Like other Democratic presidential candidates, Julian Castro is given a glowing exit profile.


Elle: Barack Obama Bought The Fleabag Jumpsuit And Has More Time Than Any Of Us

January 3 2020

Elle fawns over former President Barack Obama, similar to Oprah, with his lists of book and movie recommendations.


Elle: I'm Having A Great Time At President Bloomberg's Open Office White House

January 3 2020

Mike Bloomberg is celebrated for his new trendy ideas and future "open office" White House.


Glamour: Kamala Harris Won't Be on Tonight's Debate Stage. Regardless of Whom You Support, That Should Matter to You

January 3 2020

Glamour continues to defend former Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris, blaming her failed candidacy on gender and racial biases.


Vogue: The Week in Washington: Speaker Pelosi Is "Never Afraid and Rarely Surprised"

January 3 2020

Vogue goes decidedly mainstream, continuing to fawn over Nancy Pelosi and the impeachment proceedings.


Elle: 20 Women Of Color In Politics To Watch In 2020

January 3 2020

Elle lists the women to watch in 2020, including Linda Sarsour despite her repeated anti-semitism.


Vogue: Hulu Is Blessing Us With a Greta Thunberg Documentary

January 3 2020

Greta Thunberg continues to be the darling child of the Left, now to be celebrated in a Hulu documentary.


Glamour: Kristen Gillibrand and Kamala Harris Are Out of the Presidential Race, but Elizabeth Warren Is Keeping Their Ideas in It

December 16 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren continues to champion the causes of Senators Gillibrand and Harris, treatment a conservative would never receive.


Elle: After Trump, Melanie D'Arrigo Helped Get Democrats Elected. After Kavanaugh, She Decided To Run.

December 12 2019

Elle profiles yet another female Democrat running for office, inspired by the "infringement" or "violation" or women's rights in this administration.


Elle: Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg Is Time's 2019 Person Of The Year

December 11 2019

Ignoring worthy honorees such as the Hong Kong protesters, Elle fawns over Time Magazine's choice of Greta Thunberg as their person of the year.


The Hollywood Reporter: Alicia Key Highlights Mueller Report, Hosting Grammys in Musical 2019 Recap

December 10 2019

Alicia Keys used her appearance as guest host of The Late Late Show to take a shot at President Trump while recapping the year in song.


Elle: Nancy Pelosi Lays A Smackdown With The Power Of The Holy Spirit

December 5 2019

Elle gushes about the love and kindness in Speaker Pelosi's heart shown in her response to a reporter that dared to ask if the impeachment inquiry was simply because Democrats don't like President Trump.


Elle: Here's Princess Anne Mocking Trump With World Leaders And Sassing The Queen

December 4 2019

Elle and others all praise Princess Anne for refusing to greet President Trump at a reception at Buckingham Palace.


Glamour: Kamala Harris Drops Out of the Presidential Race - And the Internet Has Thoughts

December 3 2019

Kamala Harris is treated to flattering goodbye profile after she drops out of the 2020 presidential race.


Vogue: Elizabeth Warren Got Emotional With a Young Voter in Iowa

December 2 2019

Elizabeth Warren is painted as following in the emotionally-available steps of Barack Obama among others.


The Washington Post: Valerie Plame, America’s most famous ex-spy, finds her new identity

December 2 2019

In a flattering profile of Valerie Plame, a Democrat running for Congress, The Washington Post writes that "she looks astoundingly good, at 56, as if the high-altitude desert air has preserved her skin since the day she arrived here 12 years ago." Not mentioned? Her anti-Semitic tweets. Thanks to @elianayjohnson for bringing this to our attention.


Vogue: For Justice Democrats' Alexandra Rojas, AOC Was Just the Beginning

November 27 2019

Co-founder of Justice Democrats, the PAC that recruited AOC to run for the House, is treated to a flattering profile by Vogue.


Glamour: If Manny Jacinto's Cheekbones Can't Get You to Care About Climate Change, I Don't Know What Can

November 22 2019

Glamour fawns over yet another celebrity who joins Jane Fonda's "firedrill fridays" and gets arrested.


Cosmopolitan: Jane Fonda Keeps Getting Arrested for Protesting and Raising Awareness for the Climate Crisis

November 22 2019

Jane Fonda is celebrated as a hero for her repeated acts of civil disobedience in an effort to bring attention to the climate


Yahoo: Michelle Obama, Serena Williams and Sandra Oh are all superheroes, according to this new comic-book-style celebration

November 18 2019

"The Real Life Superwomen Project" highlights trailblazing women but fails to include a single conservative women in the list.


Cosmopolitan: The Candidates Come To Cosmo

November 18 2019

Cosmopolitan has an entire page dedicated to positive profiles and interviews with different Democratic presidential candidates.


Elle: For Justice Democrats, First There Was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Now, There's Jessica Cisneros

November 18 2019

Elle profiles a young women running for Texas Representative, naming her the "next" AOC.


Elle: Selena Gomez, Megan Rapinoe, Janelle Monae, And More Partner Up With Michelle Obama To Increase Voter Participation

November 11 2019

Michelle Obama's "When We All Vote" organization is highlighted by Elle, featuring star-studded support and assumptions that increasing votes will provide support for leftist policies.


Glamour: All the Women (and Men) n the 2020 Presidential Race--So Far

November 11 2019

Glamour provides glowing profiles of each Democratic presidential candidate.


Glamour Magazine: A Guide to All the Celebrity Endorsements for the 2020 Presidential Election

November 11 2019

Glamour publishes flattering profiles of the celebrity endorsements for Democratic presidential hopefuls.


Elle: DC's Hottest Club Is Jane Fonda's Civil Disobedience Party

November 5 2019

Jane Fonda is fawned over by Elle for her weekly climate protests which disrupt Washington D.C. streets and subsequent trips to jail as a result of her repeated civil disobedience.


Cosmopolitan: Cosmopolitan Glamorizes Democrats, Leaves GOP Out in Politics Landing Page

November 4 2019

Cosmopolitan idolizes Democratic women with a hero image on their politics landing page.


Vanity Fair: Two Days in the Life of Nancy Pelosi, Political Grandmaster

October 24 2019

Vanity Fair treats Nancy Pelosi to a flattering interview which characterizes her as a women of style, substance, and courage, placing her as the female icon standing up to the President.


Elle: Rep. Maxine Waters Deletes All Of Facebook With One Look

October 24 2019

In a continued campaign against Free Speech, Elle glorifies Maxine Waters among other Democrat representatives as standing up to and taking down Mark Zuckerberg.


NBC News: Trump's Nancy Pelosi 'meltdown' tweet was the perfect self-own. Here's why.

October 18 2019

NBC News and others praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pointing her finger at President Trump but when former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer did the same thing to then President Obama five years ago, she was accused of being disrespectful and racist.


The Economist : Can fashion keep up with 21st-century trends?

July 31 2019

When asked about First Lady Melania Trump's fashion sense, Vogue editor Anna Wintour ignores the question and makes it all about former First Lady Michelle Obama.


Vogue: Madam President? Five Candidates on What It Will Take to Shatter the Most Stubborn Glass Ceiling

July 5 2019

Vogue attempts to elevate the five female Democratic candidates running for president with positive profiles and flattering photos.


The Washington Post: The first Democratic debate night transcript

July 5 2019

NBC anchor Savannah Guthrie, before asking candidate Elizabeth Warren a question, sounds like a personal campaign ad saying, "You have many plans – free college, free child care, government health care, cancelation of student debt, new taxes, new regulations, the breakup of major corporations."


Teen Vogue: Andrew Gillum Lost the 2018 Midterms, But He's Still Moving Florida Forward

April 30 2019

Teen Vogue says that Andrew Gillum stays true to his word.


Washingtonian: What It’s REALLY Like to Be a Woman in Congress

March 3 2019

Washingtonian features Democratic women in article on what it's like to be a woman in Congress.


Politico Magazine: The Most Important New Woman in Congress Is Not Who You Think

February 15 2019

Politico celebrates more Democratic females.


Refinery29: Exclusive: New Hampshire's Maggie Hassan To Chair The Women’s Senate Network

February 12 2019

The Women’s Senate Network, a Democrat-Only female Senator group, depicted by Refinery29 as representing all women


NewsBusters: We Love Them!' Barf: 'SNL' Promotes Liberal Democrat Women as Heroic Crime Fighters!

February 10 2019

SNL' Promotes Liberal Democrat Women as Heroic Crime Fighters.


The New York Times: Nancy Pelosi, Icon of Female Power, Will Reclaim Role as Speaker and Seal a Place in History

January 2 2019

The New York Times calls Nancy Pelosi the “Icon of Female Power.”


Salon: Cynthia Nixon declares herself a "democratic socialist": "Count me in”

July 11 2018

Salon touted Nixon but painted Kavanaugh in a negative light for his opposition on abortion, net neutrality, etc.