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Clutch Magazine: Gender and Your OB/GYN

This Thursday for Clutch Magazine Online I ask readers if gender matters when picking a gynecologist. Here's a snippet: "Before the 1980s, all the doctors who’d treated my mother were white males. Not because she’d explicitly wanted a male doctor, but because in the 1970s, there wasn’t much variety in St. Louis, Mo. So the minute she could find get some diversity, she went for it. Even the vast majority of my childhood pediatricians were either foreign-born or women. But for her, having a female gynecologist was especially important."

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P90seX: How A Capitol Hill Fitness Craze Helped Your Congressman Get Laid

One dude is the founder of P90X, the other is Rep. Paul Ryan, who helped is fellow Congress Critters get buff using the program (and inadvertently, helped a few of them get dates).One of the talking points meant to “humanize” newly appointed veep candidate and Mitt Romney second banana Paul Ryan is that he got a six pack blowing $120 bucks and countless hours going hard thanks to the popular exercise DVD series P90X.

In my brief time in D.C., particularly around 2011 after the GOP took the House, I started hearing quite a bit about Congress Critters and their ilk going hard using P90X. Soon a rash of nerdy, GOP (and some Dem) Butterfaces with washboard abs started humping about the Capitol, getting too flirtatiously aggressive while I was politely trying to get drunk on the rooftop of the W Hotel.

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Obama Critics, Out of Ideas, Call First Lady "Fat"

Click to enlarge.So Andrew Brietbart had a cartoon on his Big Government blog depicting the first lady as a fat hypocrite for advocating healthy eating and exercise and now Rush Limbaugh has coughed up some phlegm to call her a hypocrite for eating short ribs and veggies for dinner while simultaneously not possessing a Sports Illustrated ready swimsuit body. It's the latest thing in Obama hate regarding things that have absolutely nothing to do with his governing! The only thing wrong with all this is that 1) Michelle Obama is not fat and is quite muscular and athletic and 2) Really? Fat calling?

More after the jump.

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