The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: June 29, 2010

-A live microphone  caught a group of journalists mocking  Sarah Palin during a speech. (Did we learn nothing from  Carly Fiorina ?) [ Politico The Daily Beast ]

-Forbes’  latest Celebrity 100 list includes 34 women, six in the top ten. [ Forbes ]

- Sharron Angle plays hide-and-go-seek with the media , leading some to wonder if silence is a campaign strategy. [ New York Times ]

-The “love child” label  needs to go . [ Salon ]

-Nearly 3/4 of beer purchases are made by men, but a brewing company has discovered that  women make better taste testers . [ Jezebel ]

Photograph of Sarah Palin by Ethan Miller/Getty Images.