Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.
There’s not much to add. Geraldo does his usual level of whatever it is he does.
Check out Annie-Rose Strasser’s piece at Think Progress regarding the “Fox and Friends” discussion about what Rivera also called a possible “lesbian cabal.” Strasser notes that Gretchen Carlson, the one “female host,” is “clearly … uncomfortable,” and apparently tries to change the subject. Unsuccessfully.
RIVERA: Is the sub-text of the Department of Homeland Security scandal that there is some kind of lesbian kabal, that it’s a same sex takeover. …It seems everyone is talking around it. Is that really what people are saying, that men are disadvantaged because women and specifically lesbians are ruling the roost there?
CARLSON: I don’t know about that last part.[...]
KILMEADE: We don’t know for sure. But it’s easy to come to that conclusion that there is some different type of glass ceiling separating the Homeland Security Department in this case.
RIVERA: No machos need apply?
Strasser makes another observation:
… it’s understandable that Rivera might not know about women in leadership positions. His own employer, Fox News Corporation, seems to have just one female executive out of 10, and one female board member out of 16.