“Family First!” for thee but not for me.

Michelle Malkin‘s new column is up today. 

Sisterhood of the protected female liberal journalist

Let’s talk Mommy Wars, double standards, and the media elite. Last Friday, Obama Campaign National Finance Committee member Howard Gutman attacked Sarah Palin’s ability to be a good parent and have a high-powered public life at the same time. In a finger-wagging appearance on the Laura Ingraham radio show, Obama’s operative scolded the Republican mother of five children for not putting her professional career on hold.

“Your responsibility is to put your family first,” Gutman lectured as he singled out Palin’s Down’s Syndrome baby and pregnant teenage daughter. “The proper attack is not that a woman shouldn’t run for vice president with five kids, it’s that a parent, when they have a family in need,” should get out of the public sphere and stay home…

When you get a moment, I recommend taking time to read it.  As usual, Michelle has turned out a top-notch column.

On a side note from Kathryn Lopez, “it’s not all about sex.” 

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