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Sarah Palin's Campaign - Sexism and Gender Discrimination

Sarah Palin's campaign has faced sexism and gender discrimination since the announcement that she would be John McCain's vice president and the first Republican female on the presidential ticket.

Hours After Palin Selection, She's Labeled 'Former Beauty Queen'
Hours after Sarah Palin's selection as John McCain's running mate, the vice presidential candidate was labeled a former beauty queen by various media outlets. Yet there's much more to Palin than that.

Both Sides Rally as Charges of Media Sexism Against Palin Surface
Palin's candidacy again raises charges of media sexism in the 2008 campaign. Once the battle cry of Democratic supporters of Hillary Clinton, now long-time stalwarts of the Republican party who are female are also saying the same thing about coverage of Sarah Palin.

CNBC Commentator Says, "I Want Her Laying Next To Me in Bed."
When CNBC commentator Donny Deutsch said male voters are thinking, "I want her laying next to me in bed" about Sarah Palin, even the hosts of the CNBC show Squawk on the Street were uncomfortable.

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