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So the spin on this gem.. Gibson was too hard on her and it's unfair journalism. He even asked the same question 4 times! And he would never go after Obama like this..and she proved to all she could handle it.
Article on Salon.com:
[url=http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2008/09/11/zombie_feminism/index.html]Z... feminists of the RNC[/url]
How did Sarah Palin become a symbol of women's empowerment? And how did I, a die-hard feminist, end up terrified at the idea of a woman in the White House?
By Rebecca Traister
(...) The pro-woman rhetoric surrounding Sarah Palin's nomination is a grotesque bastardization of everything feminism has stood for, and in my mind, more than any of the intergenerational pro- or anti-Hillary crap that people wrung their hands over during the primaries, Palin's candidacy and the faux-feminism in which it has been wrapped are the first development that I fear will actually imperil feminism.Because if adopted as a narrative by this nation and its women, it could not only subvert but erase the meaning of what real progress for women means, what real gender bias consists of, what real discrimination looks like. (...)
And on that cheery note, closing for length. Do I hear VII?