Carly Fiorina demolishes phony ‘War on Women’ meme on CNN

Carly Fiorina demolishes phony ‘War on Women’ meme on CNN

Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina "War on Women" on CNN

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 – Back in the day, the networks’ Sunday morning political talk shows were a fairly reliable source of useful political news. More recently, staffed by partisan hosts and festooned with lefty catchphrases and Democrat talking points, they’ve become a major dead zone in what’s already a vast wasteland to begin with.

Screen Capture of Carly Fiorina on CNN's "State of the Union" broadcast, 07/06/14.
Screen Capture of Carly Fiorina on CNN’s “State of the Union” broadcast, 07/06/14.

But for a brief shining moment this past Sunday (July 6) on CNN’s “State of the Union,” hosted by Obama aide Candy Crowley, we got a bracing dose of truth from former HP head and former California Republican senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina.

Questioning on the show predictably got around to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision—namely that it was okay, at least for a privately held company, to opt out of the mandatory abortion coverage demanded by Obamacare, given that company’s religious stance. Religious freedom and all that.

The decision was limited in scope. But that didn’t predict the hell raising left to unleash intemperate Alinskyite fusillades of the usual “Republican War on Women” claptrap they’ve been using forever, in spite of zero evidence that such a conflict exists or ever did. Hence the predictable baiting of Fiorina on the issue by the usual network lefty propagandists suspects, otherwise laughingly referred to as “reporters.”

But Fiorina was having none of it, calmly demolishing the “War on Women” nonsense rather decisively. We particularly liked her conclusion, via a random fortune cookie fortune, which pretty much says it all:

“Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.”

Unfortunately, no manner of logic or reasoning will make the lefties give this nonsense up unless their Party Bosses tell them to. In any case, Fiorina struck at least one small blow for reason, even if only the usual dozen people were watching the show.

Check out the whole enjoyable clip for yourself via the YouTube video below. It will make your day.

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Terry Ponick
Biographical Note: Dateline Award-winning music and theater critic for The Connection Newspapers and the Reston-Fairfax Times, Terry was the music critic for the Washington Times print edition (1994-2010) and online Communities (2010-2014). Since 2014, he has been the Business and Entertainment Editor for Communities Digital News (CDN). A former stockbroker and a writer and editor with many interests, he served as editor under contract from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and continues to write on science and business topics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA, MA) and the University of South Carolina where he was awarded a Ph.D. in English and American Literature and co-founded one of the earliest Writing Labs in the country. Twitter: @terryp17