The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: GOP Primaries, Workplace Bullying, and Gay Cadets

- Sarah Palin -endorsed candidate Joe Miller may have defeated Lisa Murkowski for the Republican Senate primary in Alaska, beating out a member of the state’s ruling family. [ The Daily Beast ]

-Major media outlets seized on the sensational Virginia Quarterly Review suicide as evidence of widespread workplace bullying, but some say editor Ted Genoways was no bully. [ The Observer ]

-A lesbian cadet’s expulsion from West Point brings the institution’s vibrant underground gay community out of the shadows. [ New York Times ]

-Virginia Attorney General and cartoon villain Ken Cuccinelli restricts abortion under the guise of protecting women. [ Salon ]

- Barbara Walters hopes to create a spinoff of The View geared toward men, but will they actually watch it? [ NY Daily News ]