Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Adorable but not credible...a white middle-aged man in a woman's body...cute

Emory University Wheel:
So for weeks I blindly denounced criticisms of Palin and attributed any barb about her intelligence or competence to sexism. The emotional stress of seeing Hillary lose drove me to the edge of a feminist tirade, and every time a criticism against Palin snuck up, I’d react with a hysterical, “It’s because she’s a woman, isn’t it?”

But then it dawned on me that it’s not because she’s a woman. It’s because she’s a stereotypical, white, middle-aged Republican man in a woman’s body. It’s as if she’s the end result of some creepy lab experiment gone wrong.

Given Palin’s meager list of credentials, which includes being mayor of a town of 9,000 and only two years of gubernatorial experience, the only point in her favor is cuteness, gosh darn it. Simple, unadulterated, awe-factor cuteness.


Anastasia Beaverhausen said...

This is so very true! She is the old boys club in lipstick and heels.

Drake 8 said...

The idea that woman who are not leftists are men is the stupidest thing "feminists" have ever said.

'Nuff said