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Thursday, March 03, 2011

The grizzly truth: identity politics and conservativism don't mix

By Carey Roberts

Sarah Palin has emerged as the nation's foremost advocate of conservative ideals. By design, she has also become the most prominent purveyor of feminist identity politics.

In numerous speeches, Mrs. Palin has proclaimed herself a feminist. In America by Heart the former vice-presidential candidate announces: "It surprises some people to hear that I consider myself a feminist."

Exactly what does this mean?

"Feminism is all about power for the female left," explain Suzanne Venker and Phyllis Schlafly in their hot-off-the-press sizzler, The Flipside of Feminism. "Feminism, like communism, depends on hypothesizing an oppressed class."

Read more: Renewamerica.com

1 comment:

Wesley 'Whitey Lawful' Mcgranor said...

Misses Paline like the rest of 99% are neoconservative. Aside from their foreign policy and moderate embrace of the welfare-managerial state--they also are an extention of the past counterculture.

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