Skip to comments.GOP goes to extremes to demonize women
Posted on 02/27/2012 8:05:02 AM PST by SmithL
I remember the uproar over the first "Girls Gone Wild" videotapes. People really were upset. Times certainly have changed. Witness the cover of the new Sports Illustrated "Swimsuit" issue on stands now at the grocery store. It's revealing enough to make a grown woman blush or angry. Or both.
So are the very public spectacles that have unfolded in the last three weeks. First, one of the most conservative board members of the Susan G. Komen Foundation was wildly applauding the organization for cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood. That was until public opinion swamped Komen and the board member in question resigned.
Then, a Republican lawmaker in Indiana attacked Girl Scouts, claiming that organization is a tactical arm of Planned Parenthood. Wow. I'll bet the millions of former Scouts, many of whom are lifelong Republicans, never dreamed they were doing anyone's political bidding when they were 12.
These are the same mothers who, for the last decade or longer, have encouraged their daughters to play Little League baseball. Should that organization be worried?
These attacks on women are not one-of-a-kind events. They are national in scope. What's clear is this: These chilling offensives are meant to demonize women, . . .
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abortion is an attack on women,
trashy pornography is an attack on women,
sex without consequences mentality is an attack on women
Again, the crazy left is totally backwards
Darn right. We also hate kittens and puppies and demonize men as well as women. When we wipe the dripping blood from our mouths we talk about all this openly. We all know that the smug, self-rightous liberal is correct about all things especially that we demonize women — just because we like to.
Thanks for a laugh this morning. This article is dumb it’s funny!
This written by the same people who rip Sarah Palin with every opportunity.
Example: The Susan Komen organization did not reverse its decision because of "public opinion". It did so because of massive pressure from Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and other powerful elements within the pro-abortion lobby.
frigging lying sack of crap and these bioz0o’s claim to be journalists and a serious paper.
The girl scouts are with planned parents hood and one only has to read their comments or see who was in charge of the girl scouts of America.
Then there is the cutting funding to planned parenthood, how is that an attack on women when all one group is doing is to say we are giving you patients but you do not do the medical needs and instead you just send out the patient and then receive money off us.
Then how do they explain how they attack O Donnell , Sarah, Angle, Michell Bachmann and any other conservative woman?
The loons on the left like these idiots do stuff and then say it’s the republicans doing it and sadly even some Dems think it is true and ignore how they treated Hillary
But it’s OK to rape as many women as you like, as long as you’re a strong abortion supporter like bill clinton.
The major concern of their female readership is weak batteries in their mechanical companions.
The left attacks women ALL THE TIME!!
Phyllis Schafly, Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, Ann Coulter, Christine O’Donnell, etc, etc.
What they mean is the GOP attacks LEFTIST women and since they believe ALL WOMEN except conservatives are LEFTISTS, ergo, the GOP attacks women.
Besides, I haven’t met a liberal YET who has anything but PRAISE for the “religion” than enslaves, beats, mutilates, and sbuses women as part of its religious creed.
So the bunch of San Francisco Pansies who run this newspape need to stop trying to LIE about such a blatant falesehood.
This is actual "news" in San Francisco. People take this stuff seriously there. That is what is scary. That level of ignorant stupidity is allowed to vote too.
exactly, these people commit acts and then shout it is the other side doing it.
The GOP then defends itself instead of getting infront of this.
Ever tried to point out to a radical lefty the facts on issues like this, planned parenthood , girl scouts, their billionaires who support the left etc?
Not one Dem yet has ever heard of the facts, heck I know plenty who have no clue about this Govt gun running to drug lords which in turn commit murder including our own or even using tax money to pay off donors .
They are so twisted with lies and distortions from the Huff post to Kos, to move on to the MSM that they cannot grasp the basic facts let along the more complex issues and always come down with name calling or insinuations.
It’s just cheapo old OK corral PR. The criminal will always hide behind a uniform or blaming some group out there, and pretend they are part of a victim group.
It works for a while, but as things turn South of the Border on us, I think the nuttos and the GOP idiot RINOs who are now thinking to get on the Democrate game, assassinating our conservative characters etc... is going to bear its “fruits” of ridicule.
When I left the theater, that statement was still turning over in my head.
Could I do that? Could I "respect" the views of liberals, especially the views expressed by this person who wrote the article posted?
I cannot quite bring myself to embrace this concept. I do give "default respect" to people who haven't said or done things that would be mutually incompatible with respect.
I guess it is clear this SF author does NOT "respect" my views, so I am not bound to respect his. Still trying to wrestle this one down.
Excuse me but Sports Illustrated is owned by Time Inc. what’s the tie into the GOP?
Frankly I do not know why Conservatives are afraid of Liberals for this article shows they are insane for Dennys leap in logic is amazing. If you attack an organization that promotes abortion and abuse of women, you are attacking women. Huh? 50% of abortions are women; trashy pornography is an attack on the dignity of women; sex without commitment (marriage) is an attack on the emotions and mentality of women. Even the New Times noted that something is wrong when over 50% of new births in this country are illegitimate. Without stable families married man & women civil society cannot survive. With all that is happening in this country the left concentrates on minutia.
Is this a homosexsual? Does he (or she, or it) have a dog in this fight, really?
Yes, I hate my wife, my daughters and my 4 granddaughters. It’s a conservative thing.
So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion;respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.
Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none.
When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.
When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.
Hah. Never mind, the quote doesn’t apply. I was working off memory, but when I read it, it applies to religion.
Well, on second thought, Liberism IS a religion...
This is a corollary to Alinsky’s rule #5 about ridicule being man’s most potent weapon, the corollary being you just make ridiculous stuff up if you don’t have anything else.
Democrats go to extremes to make sure that women aren't born in the first place through contraception, abortion, or partial birth abortion. If they live through a botched abortion the Democrats want a doctor to snuff out her life. As she grows, the Democrats want her indoctrinated into the lesbian life style. If she doesn't become a lesbian, the Democrats want her to use contraceptives so that she can have multiple partners and get STDs, or have abortions so that she can go sterile. The Democrats just LOVE women.
It doesn't matter whether those "views" involve religion or politics or whatever. I think the point is that you should respect the right of another to hold their own views, without having to agree with them.
But today, some on the Left not only seek to demonize conservative viewpoints, or disparage those who hold them - but actively seek to criminalize ideas they loathe.
Their brains work different then most folks..
I could have sworn the babes of distress these days are both spouses of democRats.. Lockyer and Mirkarimi.. but they’re not being demonized, just bruised and battered.. so that’s OK.
We were discussing the Swim Suit issue of SI last week at the barber shop and determined that “some things” are impervious to “the curse”.
Democrats go to extremes to demonize regular americans.
Two Words: Sarah Palin.
Yeah, the liberals never demonize any woman.
The American press is like a getaway car driver for Democrat bank robbers.
“I didn’t kill those people or steal that money, I just helped them get away with it.”
Why would a grown woman either blush of be angry over the artistry of the cosmetic surgeon and the PhotoShop expert who produced that photo? More importantly, why is that cover relevant to the right's (strongly supportive) stance on women or the left's anti-everything stance?
He lives in Laguna Beach and writes for the San Francisco Chronicle. You do the math.
Projection. Every time one of these Alinskyite agitators opens his mouth, his intentions fall out.
I would never look at that magazine, well... except to read the articles, but that’s all.
The neuterization brigade in this country is trying its best to turn women into men. Oppose their agenda, and you’re “demonizing” women. I guess I was demonizing my grandmother by appreciating her Christian moral standards and her being a stay-at-home mother.
I won't post their "Athletes in Bodypaint" from the same issue, because there wasn't much to read.
Oh wait...they juxtaposed Christian with bitches so it's no big deal.