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Confessions of a Bad Woman
Creators Syndicate, by Mona Charen

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/11/2013 6:06:58 AM

I suppose I’m a bad woman — by today’s standards, that is. For some reason, I take absolutely no pride in the accomplishments of women per se. I am utterly uninspired by first women astronauts or secretaries of state. It is of no consequence to me what percentage of the United States Senate or House of Representatives shares my chromosome pattern. I don’t wait with gnawing impatience for America to pass the milestone of needing a fellow to fill the post of first gentleman. This is not to say that I resent or disparage female accomplishment.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/11/2013 6:21:53 AM     (No. 9110199)

I guess I am too bcause I agree with her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 1/11/2013 6:43:24 AM     (No. 9110218)

I agree with her so strongly that it probably makes me a misogynist, racist

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/11/2013 6:44:38 AM     (No. 9110220)

When female accomplishments are largely ceremonial like Hillary´s joke of a legacy,I´m not interested either.Nor am I impressed with the last two affirmative action SC judges.

Obama comes out one day and says most of his positions are held by the most qualified (men),then hurriedly throws together a photo op of zillions of women in his inner circle.Maybe the real truth is MO doesn´t want any women around her dumass husband.

Women are also generally more honest than men which disqualifies them from working for Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pianogirl88, 1/11/2013 7:27:46 AM     (No. 9110265)

Oh my goodness...it´s such a delight to read that Mona agrees with me. My dear mother (who has been gone for 37 years) was a staunch believer that she didn´t need a Congress filled with women for her best interests to be represented, nor did she need to think of God as a woman to find spiritual nurture. I, too, am a bad woman, apparently....hooray!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: smobooks, 1/11/2013 7:55:14 AM     (No. 9110301)

So I´m not a self-loathing woman after all? (Or does this mean I´m not the only one?)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Astounded!, 1/11/2013 7:57:37 AM     (No. 9110309)

Mega dittos, Ms. Mona!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Judith, 1/11/2013 8:37:32 AM     (No. 9110376)

What I see now as women of high accomplishment strike me as more of the same affirmative action that placed a stupid, highly incompetent man in the whitehouse and seriously talks about hillary as potus. There must be more women voters than men because we seem to be picking out leaders the way women used to pick out hats. Very attractive and highly impractical.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/11/2013 8:51:58 AM     (No. 9110401)

Is it statistically true that women vote for Demonrats? If so, the irony is telling because that means that women vote for Demonrats in order to be taken care of, because that is what Demonrats promise their voters.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: DARling, 1/11/2013 9:43:56 AM     (No. 9110500)

#7, I use three names (no hyphen, like Mary Todd Lincoln) because I want to honor two of the best men I´ve ever known. I had a heck of a time with that at the Social Security office after I was married. The idiot at the counter kept trying to put in my middle name, while hyphenating my maiden and last names. I kept saying, "No. My maiden name will be my middle name, and my married name my last---no hyphen!" After half an hour, she finally got it right, and even said, "Well, why didn´t you say so?"

I loathe nonsense like getting the House girls together for a group photo/hug with Pelosi, as if the male members of the House don´t matter. I don´t want a "wise Latina" on the Supreme Court, I want the best person for the job. Everyone who yammers about rights seems to do more and more to set groups of people apart.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pianogirl88, 1/11/2013 10:22:53 PM     (No. 9111835)

#7, #10...I used to use three names, as well....no hyphenated names, because my husband dislikes that. However, nobody would use my maiden name, from which my musical heritage comes. So, when I went back to an almost full-time music career many years ago, I dropped my husband´s last name for professional reasons. I´ve met people in the last 15 years who knew my parents 40 years ago, and they would never have recognized my married name.

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