And, in a perfect example of how sexism begets sexism, all women are smeared in process of explaining Why Some Women Hate Sarah Palin—because while we're only talking about the "some" women who hate Palin, it is not "some women" but merely, hugely, "women" who " re weapons-grade haters…When women get their hate on, they don't just dislike, or find disfavor with, or sort of not really appreciate. They loathe—deeply, richly, sustainingly." And why do they loathe Palin? Because she is "too pretty…too confident…[and] could embarrass us."
That this festering turd of an article was written for Time magazine by a woman only underlines how much easier it is to make a career out of being a woman who talks about women if you hate them—and, possibly, yourself.
[H/T to Shaker S.H. in comments. Sarah Palin Sexism Watch: Parts One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, Fourteen, Fifteen, Sixteen, Seventeen, Eighteen, Nineteen, Twenty, Twenty-One, Twenty-Two. We defend Sarah Palin against misogynist smears not because we endorse her or her politics, but because that's how feminism works.]