Skip to comments.Sarah Palin needs to rein in her harsh feminist rhetoric
Posted on 02/14/2011 7:42:57 AM PST by pissant
I applaud Sarah Palins passion, her adroit sense of humor, and her you-go-girl! gumption. But the more I learn about Sarah Palin, the more I become perplexed by her over-heated gender-bending rhetoric.
I believe we can all agree that men and women should have equal opportunities. But lets not confuse equal opportunities with identical outcomes. Just because a woman has the same right to an education and a decent job doesnt mean she will pursue the identical career path, toil as long, or work as many years as a man.
Men and women have differing proclivities and interests most Americans understand this fact. But then there is the small band of disaffected feminists who adamantly insist any and all social differences are the product of gender discrimination.
So where does the former vice-presidential candidate stand on all of this?
Lets take the gender wage gap. Dozens of studies show that when the relevant factors are taken into account training, experience, hours worked, and so forth any salary difference is smaller than a twinkle in Nancy Pelosis eye.
But during the 2008 presidential campaign, Palin used the myth to skewer her Democratic opponent. Ignoring the fact that most of the top-level staffers in Obamas former Senate office were male, she made this charge: Out on the stump he talks a good game about equal pay for equal work, but according to the Senate payroll records, women on his own staff get just 83 cents for every dollar that the men get.
Ratcheting up womens sense of resentment, Palin then asked, Does he think that the women arent working as hard? Does he think they are 17% less productive?
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
What say you, womyn?
This article sounds like it was written in sixties.
Reminds me of people who used to say “I’m not prejudiced. I know several black people.”
Alinsky’s Fourth: “Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules.”
Alinsky’s Fifth: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.”
PDS FUD Alert.
I CAN HAS FUD?...oh, not that kind of fud. Never mind.
What is pathetic? The article?
No. The gibberish that comes out of her mouth.
Lolz Grizzly ping! :)
Carey Roberts? Never heard of her.
Sorry, the woman hating days are over. Conservative women are saving the cause from the establishment types. Its all around the nation,,, a trend. And more better,,, they are killing the common belief that only the left is the place for a woman to accomplish anything. Go Sarah...
Top Three Sarah Bashing Techniques:
1 - Be proud and just come out with it: “I hate (despise, detest, loath) Sarah because.....”
2 - Disguise yourself as an admirer: “I love (applaud, admire, support) Sarah, BUT.....”
3 - Claim to not have an opinion, then describe how she scares you, your kids, the local outlaw biker club, etc.
Oh, puhleeze. Me thinks the author just hates Sarah Palin, not "harsh feminist rhetoric".
Carey Roberts sounds like she has a burr up her butt. Maybe it is contagious?
Harsh rhetoric? She shouldn’t criticize her Democrat opponent for claiming to be politically correct, yet paying his female staffers less than the men?
It’s harsh rhetoric to point out that a Democrat is being a hypocrite?
As for the men in McCain’s campaign staff, I’d say she was very restrained in what she has said about them. Considering that they were selfish losers who were apparently working hard to sabotage the campaign and get Obama elected.
Yeah, that’s harsh!
Out of palin’s mouth, right?
Your pathological derangement is what is pathetic.
The minute this article popped up on my news feed I should have known pissant would rush over to FR to post it.
Do you realize what a sad little insect you are, sitting around in your urine stained underwear just waiting for a negative article on Governor Palin?
You define pathetic.
Palin has yours in a lock box?
That’s just like you to throw satirical humor into a serious discussion......
Just for the record, folks, Carey Roberts appears to be a man. Either that or a really, really ugly old woman.
RINO whine by a “man” who can’t measure up to Sarah’s intellect.
More of Sarah:
Santorum “the knuckle-dragging Neanderthal”?
Take care, my dear, lest you be hoist ‘pon your own petard.
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This old goat (and I’m not even talking about pissant here) should lay off of Palin. It’s not as if she was herself researching Congressional staff salaries and going on some sort of crusade. As it is, detractors complain that she didn’t go along well enough with the script that McCain’s staff was giving her.
Not quite. But nice try.
Palin: Women Need Equal Pay For Equal Work, Not Just A Talking Point
She has the intellect of Gloria Steinem, her husband isn’t the head of the family and she’s a proud champion of illegitimacy, casual sex and single parenthood!
Get real! If she had a “D” beside her name, she’d be denounced by people on this board. Call yourself a Republican and counter-cultural values become perfectly acceptable! The woman is not a conservative!
[Not sure if its feminism or brainlessism, either way its pathetic. ]
You are unhinged pissant. What next, are you going to start posting anti-Palin scribblings from down at the insane asylum? At this point, you are the brunt of jokes, a rabid buffoon.
Right.... the same kind of posters who defended Guiliani, Romney and Arnold on here. Her lifestyle and values contradict conservative tenets.
But its alright as long as she talks the talk.
Hey, I’m all for “equal pay for equal work”...
if you take into account
length of time in the workforce,
amount of time taken off,
general productivity, etc...
when these factors are taken into account,
women are actually being paid MORE than men for equal “work”.
I can see the laughter just pouring out.
The author of your hit-piece certainly does define “brainless”. As does your idiotic crusade to carry our political enemies water for them.
Palin is an idiot!
Her life, itself, is a perfect example of women's ability to succeed. She should quit talking about it and get on with economics, the budget and foreign policy.
I've got to say that she's losing me.
The contrast with Margaret Thatcher is revealing. Though she came to power at a time when women had fewer rights, she rarely (if ever) made an issue of her gender.
The author is a conservative. As am I. Much moreso than the Palin fanclub, apparently. I don’t like Title XI affirmative action supporting, amnesty pimping, TARP cheerleading, sovereignty-killing LOST promoting, DADT repeal acquiescing, global warming believing, semi conservatives all that much
It’s almost as if the writer is trying to divert us from the obvious fact that Sarah Palin would be a better president than Obama.
Though I’m starting to think Pee Wee Herman would be better than Obama.
Do you know what perplexes me?
YOU DO! You whining, sniveling, snot-nosed, liberal Jack-Wagon!
Which candidate meets with your approval? Or is it a mythical candidate that exists in your head?
He’s complaining about Palin’s PC BS liberalism and you call him a liberal?
Considering everything in your post is a distortion or an outright lie, your PDS is coming through loud and clear.
Somebody got beat up by a girl. ;o)
Or else be labeled as a “hater”, lying or just plain mean nasty people, picking of poor Sarah for no good reason. Although the nastiest insults and most vitriolic responses come from the Palin Cult. (See #19!)
If these people were to live up to the same code they claim is so highly regarded and displayed by their icon, they would be gracious and respectful of other opinions and reflect that in this discussion. The truth is revealed in how they behave, which further confirms why we do not support her.
I will take her over Obama and any of the current GOP presidential wannabes, any day. Sarah has my vote.
However I am pretty sure she knows "9" is "IX". Its no wonder you don't understand her positions. You brainless wonder.
Every single word is demonstrably true. And easily so.