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Former Head Of Family Research Council Says Obama Has A Woman Problem

Former Head Of Family Research Council Says Obama Has A Woman Problem

Ladies, don’t you vote for President Barack Obama this fall.  He’s got a serious problem with women.  Or so claims Gary Bauer, former head of the Christian Coalition.  It seems he simply doesn’t value them, or their opinions.

Bauer lays it all out in a new op ed published in Politico. “[T]he candidates fare similarly on the question of who better understands women’s issues — with Obama at 42 percent and Romney at 40 percent. Most revealingly, though, 46 percent of women polled said that Romney better understands women’s issues. Only 41 percent said Obama better understands them….This president seems to prefer making symbolic and overtly political gestures to women rather than doing the hard work of addressing day-to-day dynamics in his workplace.”

Bauer’s evidence? A lack of enough high level women in his administration, and two books that insinuate the same.

Bauer’s claims that Obama doesn’t respect or value women, especially in the workplace, is ironic considering Bauer’s own role in a movement intent on keeping women in the home caring for children. Brauer once advocated the turn of the century beliefs of Theodore Roosevelt that “[It] is the tasks connected with the home that are the fundamental tasks of humanity. . . . if the mother does not do her duty, there will either be no next generation, or a next generation that is worse than none at all.”

Bauer states that the “war against women” rhetoric is just “Democrats’ way of diverting voters’ attention from their own failures and injustices toward women.”  Sounds like the pot is calling the kettle black.

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12:49PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Anything these people say, especially at a time like this is driven by their horsepooh, theocratic agenda!

12:36PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

I find this to be an appalling statement and that women are going to buy into this! Honestly, who passed the Lilly Ledbetter Act? 20 years after ERA failed due to women bra-burners who stupidly undermined the real issue of equality for both genders. I don't hear this administration fighting to take away women's rights; yet this Congress has spent 2 yrs. doing just that!!! The single 2 biggest legislative issues on the GOP held Congress agenda has been doing away with women's rights to their own bodies, calling rape an allegation and supporting legislation 33 times to healthcare reform. Women are not naive; however I fear for my own gender if they buy into this!! OMG.

4:41PM PDT on Jul 16, 2012

Where's a muzzle when you need one? He's a WACKO. . . . . .

5:32PM PDT on May 31, 2012

Coming out of the mouth of that "thing"?....hahahahaha...

9:42AM PDT on May 15, 2012

I just LOVE how christians act, I find it ironic as hell, there VERY good people if you believe in what there saying, but if you dont and they cant convince you to they lie, they name call, they play the victim card, say just outright laughable statements like this, but yet fail to realize what there doing, if these people knew the history of christianity there would be no christians, funni thing here is jesus was real, and a VERY good man WAY ahead of his time, but is EVERYTHING modern christians are against, in now day terms he was a radical liberal hippie of his time, irony at its finest(also used cannabis which to is so ironic I bust a gut when I think about it)

1:23PM PDT on May 14, 2012

Bauer, that little right wing religious nut "doth protest too much" he just needs to come out of the closet and get rid of his frustrations. He has to pick on others to make himself seem straight. What a little nerdy jerk or jerky nerd. Why does anyone let him speak in public? As a straight person I am happy that others have equal rights. A gay marriage doesn't effect my marriage in any way. My marriage doesn't effect anyone else's marriage. The only one who can effect a marriage is the husband who goes out looking for new hot younger women. Or the woman who looks away from her problems, or just boredom.

11:56AM PDT on May 14, 2012

Isn't amazing that conservative white guys who forever have trouble getting a date with a woman are always harping on Afro American guys who never have a problem in the date getting department!

9:36AM PDT on May 14, 2012

that guy is a hipacrete, really sure obama doesn't seem to have been doing alot to help woman directly but that was trying to force them to stay at hme and be a work at home mom who cwren't alllowed to get a job and would be completely reliant on the husband.

7:35AM PDT on May 14, 2012

This man doesn't speak for me... in this or any other issue apparently.

How does a population tired of the lies, Bible-beating, loss of freedoms and 'Christian' rhetoric stop the craziness?

We vote.

7:23PM PDT on May 13, 2012

Wishful thinking on his part (I hope). Peace

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