Wednesday, April 25, 2007

ZOMG. I kinda agree with MoDo. *fear*

I need a shower.

Via National Review's Hillary Spot, a source of much hilarity...Michelle Obamarama makes fun of her husband because he doesn't clean up after himself and is less competent than a five-year-old at making the bed. He's "A great man, a wonderful man. But still a man." Ouch.

Maureen Dowd takes exception (I can't read the original because I refuse to give money to the NY Times):

her chiding was emasculating, casting her husband — under fire for lacking experience — as an undisciplined child.... But it may not be smart politics to mock him in a way that turns him from the glam J.F.K. into the mundane Gerald Ford, toasting his own English muffins. If all Senator Obama is peddling is the Camelot mystique, why debunk the mystique?

Uh, no shit. Assuming Obama's goal is to beat Hillary (ostensibly a woman) for the nomination, why on Earth would his wife want to go around saying, "Yeah, he's cool, but he's just a man and inferior to women" ????

Ya know, if, say, Mr. Pelosi, or Mr. Boxer (or any husband of a female candidate who hasn't already been been POTUS himself) stood up at a rally and pointed out that his wife can't fold a map, calls him to plunge the toilet, and keeps trying to get him to talk about his feelings while he's watching a game, the national outcry would make the Imus debacle look like a fender-bender that gets reported on Page 18 only because one of the drivers is a local celebrity.

The truly funny part is MoDo taking up on behalf of a man and against the accepted tenets of contempory feminism. Maybe she's still looking for a husband.

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