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The Politics Behind The Pink Ribbon --Breast Cancer Funding Hogs Spotlight, Money, Critics Charge

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Even as the economy implodes and the nation prepares for a historic election, America is flooded with the pink ribbons of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During October, the ribbons are on yogurt containers, race cars, video game machines, foot callous scrapers, teddy bears, jewelry, cruise ships, cosmetics, department store gift cards — every conceivable product.

But behind the pink there is politics.

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