The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: NOW’s Support of Palin, Female Execs Running in California, and the FarmVille Mom

- In California, two women who went from being CEOs to candidates are now struggling to hold on. [ New York Times ]

- With a hug and a Facebook status update, Sarah Palin has renewed her support of Joe Miller . [ New York Times ]

- The National Organization for Women has made a statement in support of Christine O’Donnell that tells the media to stop the “sexist, misogynist attacks”. [ Daily Intel ]

- Yesterday, a group hacked the Facebook profiles of Glenn Beck , Sarah Palin , and Justin Bieber . Here’s how they did it, and how you can, too. [ Daily Beast ]

- In Jacksonville, Fla., a mother shook her baby to death for interrupting a game of FarmVille . She has pleaded guilty to murder. [ The Florida Times-Union ]

- A judge in New York has ruled that a 4-year-old girl can be sued for negligence. [ New York Times ]

Photograph of Joe Miller and Sarah Palin by John Moore for Getty Images .