The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Media Sexism, Man Caves, and WikiLeaks

- Vanity Fair peers inside the increasingly strange and secretive universe of Sarah Palin and her traveling political circus. [ Vanity Fair ]

-Why did President Obama decide to redecorate the Oval Office in the midst of a recession? [ New York Times ]

-The Women’s Media Center skewers cable news anchormen and their casual sexism. [ Salon ]

-Authorities in Sweden have reopened the rape case against WikiLeaks founder and international man of mystery Julian Assange . [ CNN ]

-As Alaska finishes counting absentee ballots from last Tuesday’s senatorial primary, incumbent Lisa Murkowski concedes the race to Palin -supported upstart Joe Miller . [ Washington Post ]