Amanda Marcotte as Eliza Dolittle

I find this amazing, an entire post by Amanda Marcotte without profanity.

I was hired by the Edwards campaign for the skills and talents I bring to the table, and my willingness to work hard for what’s right. Unfortunately, Bill Donohue and his calvacade of right wing shills don’t respect that a mere woman like me could be hired for my skills, and pretended that John Edwards had to be held accountable for some of my personal, non-mainstream views on religious influence on politics (I’m anti-theocracy, for those who were keeping track). Bill Donohue—anti-Semite, right wing lackey whose entire job is to create non-controversies in order to derail liberal politics—has been running a scorched earth campaign to get me fired for my personal beliefs and my writings on this blog.

The truth be told, the Iowahawk Amanda Marcotte as Eliza Dolittle was a great parody, which just didn’t sit well with me.  For while Eliza was dirt poor, she was a lady.  Eliza was every bit as strong as Professor Higgins.   In contrast, Marcotte is no Eliza Dolittle.  Marcotte is only a weak woman, and not a lady. 

So why is it that every time a liberal woman gets in over her head, like Mrs. Pelosi and Air Pelosi, or Marcotte, she tries to play the sex card?   Marcotte did not fail as professional political blogger because she was a woman.  She failed because she is vulgar, crude and bigottted.  

Speaking of real bloggers, I have seen Michelle Malkin take plenty of flax but never once seen her play the “But I am woman card.”

You see Amanda, a real blogger, like Michelle, can take as well as give.  Your problem Amanda is that you can dish it out  but you can’t take it.

 (H/T photo:   Colossus, via Iowahawk )

Update:  And Melissa too:

Melissa McEwanI regret to say that I have also resigned from the Edwards campaign. In spite of what was widely reported, I was not hired as a blogger, but a part-time technical advisor, which is the role I am vacating.

I would like to make very clear that the campaign did not push me out, nor was my resignation the back-end of some arrangement made last week. This was a decision I made, with the campaign’s reluctant support, because my remaining the focus of sustained ideological attacks was inevitably making me a liability to the campaign, and making me increasingly uncomfortable with my and my family’s level of exposure.

At least that solves the mystery of their status with the Edwards campaign.

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