Saturday, September 13, 2008

Anna Quindlen Speaks Some Truth

Can You Say ‘Sexist’?: If you're a Republican, you'd better learn. The right wing that trashed the women's movement suddenly finds its inner feminist.

Amid the drumbeat of female Amazonian competence occasioned by the Palin nomination ran one deeply discordant assumption, the assumption that women are strong and smart and sure and yet neither sentient nor moral enough to decide what to do if they are pregnant under difficult circumstances.