The “working woman” controversy continues, with one brave writer getting Hilary Rosen’s back:
Linda Hirshman / Washington Post:Hilary Rosen was right: Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life. — Beltway pundit Hilary Rosen committed a mortal sin of American politics: She spoke the truth with a microphone on. — “What you have,” she told Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night, “is Mitt Romney running around the country saying …
But the reflexive “Peter and the Crowing Cock” syndrome of the Left continues anyway. And, as usual, the Left refuses to correct the distorted language of the Rightie Blogosmear™, as though words didn’t actually matter at all.
So: Do Words Matter? (Originally appeared in slightly different form 14 January 2011)
Now, let me warn you, however, that I am not going to resolve your dilemma; merely limn it. But, hopefully in words traced in lightning and fire reflected off pools of fresh blood.
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