Scenes from Post-Feminist America

Actual opening paragraph of an actual CNN article:
When Rep. Joe Wilson interrupted President Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress by yelling "You lie!" a livid House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked as if she was about to jump out of her seat and give her colleague a five-minute "time out" for misbehavior.
Wow. There are a lot of ways I would describe Nancy Pelosi's reaction—

—shocked, pissed, appalled, horrified, revolted—and "like a mad mommy" isn't one of them.

But, then again, when I look at Nancy Pelosi, I don't axiomatically frame everything I see through a lens of her womanhood. I guess my built-in ladyfilter enables me to see women having emotions that don't emanate from their ladyness.

Or maybe I'm just not a lazy sexist dipshit.

[Via Shaker Dimethirwen.]

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