Sisterhood, Bitchez!

Emily's List, the organization which supports pro-choice women running for public office, put up this web site as part of their Sarah Doesn't Speak For Me campaign. Inveterate twit-terer Palin responded by tweeting,
Who hijacked term: "feminist"? A cackle of rads who want 2 crucify other women w/whom they disagree on a singular issue; it's ironic (& passé).
It has been suggested that Palin was having trouble with her words again, and meant to call the women of Emily's List a "gaggle", which may be so (silly wimminz, like silly geese!). But I don't think it's an accident that she grabbed hold of a word which has so commonly been used to dismiss women as loud and unfeminine, and which has specifically been associated with witches, stereotyped as ugly, ungodly women who rebel against the natural order of things by cultivating illicit powers.

And for someone who professes Christian piety, she seems shockingly unclear on the nature of crucifixion. She seems to be under the impression that the extent of the damage done to her Savior by the Romans consisted of their running opposing candidates as the Messiah.

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