gender, language, other topics, politics



That is exactly how I am feeling – not so much because of the New Hampshire Democratic results themselves (which were what might have been expected), but because of the interesting responses to them from the media and other savants.


I feel as if I have been punched hard in the solar plexus, and I am not happy.


I feel that way because of many responses to both Clinton’s loss, Clinton herself, and a couple of remarks made by her female supporters and surrogates, responses that, in a rational universe, would make no sense at all. Actually, even in the universe we currently inhabit, they make no sense at all. Unless.


Unless what? Unless they are coping (none too well) with the threatened advent of powerful women. Continue reading