Politics

"Gaga" for Liberals? Liberal Women Crowd Forbes Top 100 List

| by CEI

Forbes magazine today released its list of the world’s most powerful women. Glancing through the list, which contains quite a few prominent political women, one notices a proliferation of liberals and a sad dearth of conservatives and libertarians. To wit:

liberal 1. Michelle Obama, First Lady, U.S.
2. Irene Rosenfeld, Chief Executive, Kraft Foods

liberal 3. Oprah Winfrey, Talk show host and media mogul

debatable? 4. Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany

liberal 5. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, U.S.

6. Indra Nooya, Chief Executive, Pepsico

liberal 7. Lady Gaga, Singer and performance artist

8. Gail Kelly, Chief Executive, Westpac

9. Beyoncé Knowles, Singer and fashion designer

liberal 10. Ellen DeGeneres, Talk show host

liberal 11. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, U.S.

12. Angela Braly, Chief Executive, Wellpoint

liberal 13. Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security, U.S.

14. Cynthia Carroll, Chief Executive, Anglo American

15. Sheila Bair, Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

wow, one conservative! 16. Sarah Palin, Political maverick and commentator

17. Mary Schapiro, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission

18. Ellen Kullman, Chief Executive, DuPont

liberal 19. Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice, U.S.
20. Ursula Burns, Chief Executive, Xerox
hmm 21. Angelina Jolie, Actor and UN Goodwill Ambassador

liberal 22. Katie Couric, News anchor

liberal 23. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Health & Human Services

24. Anne Lauvergeon, Chief Executive, Areva

liberal 25. Elena Kagan, Supreme Court Justice, U.S.