Posted by The Progressive on February 29, 2004
Unplugged | Kate Clinton

Give Me an L

The same week The L Word premiered on Showtime, the W announced that he was going to press for $1.5 billion for his so-called Healthy Marriage Initiative for poor people. Like red meat thrown before the Atkins crowd in the Republican Party, the initiative would teach problem solving, negotiating, and listening skills, which might then trickle up to the Bush Administration. Advertising campaigns will publicize the value of marriage, augmented by the fine work of The Bachelorette and My Big Fat Obnoxious Fianc