27 Aug '11, 2am

Palin takes on Steinem, loses | Care2 Causes

Palin takes on Steinem, loses | Care2 Causes

Last Friday on Fox News, Sarah Palin called Gloria Steinem’s “brand of feminism” passe, out of touch and not at all resonant with her plucky can-do conservatism. Except…well, except that all the rights Steinem fought for back in the day are being torn down now by Palin and her minions/cubs/whatever you want to call the Tea Party. Let’s look at some of these points. Fair Pay Palin waxed semi-philosophical on how women like her are now going out and fulfilling their dreams, working and having a family. It all sounds so idyllic and wonderful, doesn’t it? Well, until you realize that women still make 21% less than men — that’s $.79 on the dollar. It’s rather disingenuous for Palin to point to these successes when she said of the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act: “It would have turned into a boon for trial lawyers. Again, thankfully with the existing laws we have on the books, they ...

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