An Obama campaign staffer who accused Mitt Romney of not appealing to women is following several notorious misogynists and beaters of women on Twitter.
Lis Smith, team Obama’s director of rapid response, has been tweeting derisive messages at Romney press secretary Andrea Saul, accusing the candidate of not appealing to woman voters. Smith also charged that Romney does not fully back the Lilly Ledbetter fair pay act, and accused Saul of fabricating job loss numbers pertaining to women.
Smith, however, appears to have no problem with a coterie of noted male misogynists who regularly belittle women and, in some cases, physically abuse them.
On Twitter, Smith follows the disgraced boxer and convicted rapist Mike Tyson, as well as the woman-beating singer Chris Brown. She also seems to be a fan of the coke-sniffing, prostitute pugilist, Charlie Sheen.
Smith also follows the notorious womanizer and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as the actor Alec Baldwin, who has been known to refer to his daughter as a “thoughtless little pig.”
Smith has also played fast and loose with the facts, accusing the Romney camp of promulgating erroneous statistics about the percentage of women who have lost jobs under the Obama administration. Despite liberal pushback about a statistic showing that women account for 92.3 percent of the jobs lost under Obama, the figure is an accurate reading of Labor Department figures.
The Obama White House has recently come under fire for paying female staffers 18 percent less than male staffers.