The blogosphere the past few days has begun to resemble Durham, N.C., circa 2006 following the alleged Duke lacrosse team/stripper-rape nonincident: Pitchforks ready, torches lighted.
Feminists groups such as NOW and The New Agenda are outraged that Clinton — or at least her image — is being treated disrespectfully by the boys. Conservatives are outraged that there’s not enough outrage, as would be the case were the party boys Republicans.
An attorney wrote on the Feminist Law Professors blog that Favreau should not be excused for “youthful indiscretion” and questioned Obama’s judgment “in continuing to rely professionally on someone so young and irresponsible and offensively sexist.”
FitzWalter, quickly, my smelling salts! Oh, and dust off the guillotine while you’re at it.
That’s the problem with feminists in this country: they’ve executed so many men without due process. With guillotines, and the assistance of their servants, all of whom are named for some reason “FitzWalter.” Parker finishes her column with another lazy antifeminist jab:
In the meantime, feminists might channel their free-ranging anger toward, say, Iran, where yet another woman recently was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
Silly feminists–we should send them someplace where they’d really have something to b!tch about! Yes, that’s right: we can’t ever point out injustice or discrimination in the United States, because there are even more oppressive countries for women. Until women in this country are stoned to death for adultery, or set on fire by their in-laws, or forbidden to appear in public without a male relative as an escort, feminists should STFU. See Ann Bartow’s specific reply to this lazy and stupid accusation of feminist inaction.
Memo to Kathleen Parker: since there are more progressive countries in the world when it comes to gender equity, you’re not allowed to complain about American feminists ever again. You should peddle your antifeminism in countries and regions of the world that need it much more urgently than the U.S. Quickly, woman, there’s no time to lose: the men of Canada and Scandinavia need your irrational and “free-ranging anger” at feminism more than ever!