Barbie Girl

Another term I used to see was infobabe. Pundits used to be craggy old guys, but in the end they all died out. Probably Bertrand Russell was the last one.



The Digger

I came across this word a few years ago. Then it was associated with Fox News and its policy of using women presenters. The kind of women that Private Eye might characterise as fruity. Fruity presenters. Fruity weather women. Fruity pundits. 

Babeocracy seems to imply a fantasy world where things are run by attractive and well-educated women such as Condoleezza Rice, Ann Coulter, Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin. Obviously it could never happen.


 Another political babe in the news recently is Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.