The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: March 11, 2010

-Despite the increasing popularity of baby slings, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has declared them a suffocation hazard. [ New York Times ]

-Rep. Eric Massa ’s chief of staff gave Nancy Pelosi advance warning about his scandalous behavior. [ Washington Post ]

-Even pro-choice pioneers question the value of Angie Jackson ’s abortion tweet. [ Salon ]

-” Jihad Jane led a troubled life before turning to radical Islam. [ Washington Post ]

- New evidence emerges in the investigation of John Ensign , the embattled Nevada senator who tried to steer lobbying work to his mistress’ spouse. [ New York Times ]

- Howard Stern feigns concern for Gabourey Sidibe ’s health. [ Gawker ]