Saturday, August 18, 2012
Michelle Obama, Ann Romney, and Feminism
The New York Times - Campaign Stops blog: The Other Running Mates, by Jamie Stiehm:
The argument over whether American feminism is really dead — or just beaten back into a corner — never fails to get a conversation going. Indeed, it’s fair to say we can’t stop talking, writing or reading the chatter about it, in private or in public. In the late summer stretch from now into September, this topic is bound to heat up as Michelle Obama and Ann Romney make their own campaign stops — though 2012 is no 2008 when it comes to up-ending age-old paradigms for women in politics. . . .