because of the rank sexism that's led to attacks on the show. they're trying to build a wall of solidarity for women. if you missed ava and c.i.'s incredible 'TV: The perverts still drool over Shirley Temple' back in october, make a point to read it now. they're covering the attacks on the show and the need by some in society to try to force women into these little cookie cutter shapes.
there's a ton of stuff with iraq that ava and c.i. have to try to hammer into a tv piece at 3rd estate tomorrow but i think there's a good chance they may weigh in on the attacks on whitney yet again. so you can look for that.
and from verbal attacks on a woman to physical attacks on women, the national center for injury prevention and control at the centers for disease control and prevention conducted a survey and released the results this week. 'the new york times' covered it in thursday's paper with an article by roni caryn rabin which noted:
Nearly one in five women surveyed said they had been raped or had experienced an attempted rape at some point, and one in four reported having been beaten by an intimate partner. One in six women have been stalked, according to the report.think about those figures.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'