"Look! Nothing up my sleeve?" You know that when the magician is attracting our attention one way, the real trick is going on the other way. Slight of hand, misdirection, it's the way that "magic" works.
It also works for politics.
While blinding us with the threat of war in Iraq, Bush is now planning to appoint Dr. W. David Hager to the FDA's Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee. This is a man who will not prescribe oral contraceptives to unmarried woman but does prescribe prayer for women with PMS.
Click on these links to find out more and what you can do.
Time magazine article
N.O.W. press release
American Association of University Women article