GOP Finds a Frontwoman

At Salon, Irin Carmon profiles Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers, “a mild-mannered congresswoman from eastern Washington.” Carmon sees McMorris Rodgers’ rise to prominence in the G.O.P. as a gambit to solve their “struggle to find a feminine voice.” McMorris Rodgers, writes Carmon, is the “apparent aspirant to be [Romney’s] running mate” and a new “defender on women’s issues” for Republicans.

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