Posted on | October 9, 2012 | 11 Comments
Has any recent phenomenon been more strange than the Left’s embrace of the Vagina Monologues as an expression of female “empowerment”? This theme — gynecology as ideology — reveals the underlying narcissistic appeal of identity politics, wherein the craving for self-esteem is satisfied by celebrations of group solidarity
This groupthink trend is what causes leftists to attack actress Stacey Dash as inauthentic — a race traitor — for her endorsement of Mitt Romney. (“hoe kill yourself“? Really? You stay classy, liberals.) Heaven knows what abuse will be heaped on Gabby Hoffman for questioning the Democrats’ “vote-with-your lady-parts” message:
The question beckons: Should women vote with their brains or their lady parts? If the latter best resonates with our gender, then they might want to reevaluate their priorities.
Much like their radical feminist supporters, many Democrats think that government-subsidized birth control is the only issue concerning women.
The Left, with the Democrat Party claiming to be the party of women, ironically has hurt women the most. CNSNews.com reported in July that 780,000 more women are unemployed since Obama took office in 2008. . . .