Saturday, March 24, 2012


I saw this at Conservatives4Palin (via Memeorandum):

Gov. Palin via Facebook
Two fellow Alaskan women, Kirsten Powers and Penny Lee, penned a letter to the New York Times calling out misogynist attacks on women in public life.

They included this interesting aside: "Coincidentally we both hail from Alaska -- where women are treated as equals -- so perhaps our threshold for this kind of behavior is less than here in the Lower 48."

As an Alaskan woman, I completely agree. Women up here do not tolerate the sexist stereotyping and behavior.

The letter Palin is quoting is in reference to Bill Maher's recent Times op-ed, "Please Stop Apologizing," which asked people to ignore offensive speech they don't like.

I'm not going to address the content of Maher's op-ed. I just find Palin's assertion that Alaskans don't tolerate sexism a wee bit curious.

Here's has-been right-wing rocker Ted Nugent waving a machine gun and (after an insult of Barack Obama) saying to Hillary Clinton, "Hey Hillary, you might want to ride one of these into the sunset, you worthless bitch."

Nugent previously said the following about Hillary Clinton:

You probably can't use the term "toxic cunt" in your magazine, but that's what she is.

Gosh, who is that I see with Ted Nugent? It couldn't be you, Sarah, could it?

Sure looks like tolerating to me, Sarah. Then again, you're not in Alaska in that picture, so maybe it doesn't count.

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