Rebecca Traister discusses Plan B, Obama on MSNBC

The Salon writer examines the administration's decision to overrule the FDA on emergency contraceptive

By Peter Finocchiaro

Published December 12, 2011 6:26PM (EST)

Salon's Rebecca Traister (right)      (MSNBC)
Salon's Rebecca Traister (right) (MSNBC)

Last week, the Obama administration overruled an FDA directive that would have made the emergency contraceptive Plan B available on store shelves to women of all ages. The move was characterized by many (including those writing about it here at Salon) as one chiefly of political cowardice. Rebecca Traister in particular had harsh words for President Obama, and shared them with television-viewing audiences on "Up With Chris Hayes" on MSNBC this weekend.

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