Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Nets Silent on Sexism of Anonymous Quotes Graham Used

So says Media Matters for America. Perhaps not silent altogether, but it sure is true that sexist assertions are one of those creatures which many pundits can't spot. Is it there or is it not there? How does one earn the reputation of a bully? How many people must call you that? And is there a difference between gals and guys in that? What can a woman do not to be called a bully? And a man?

The standards are different, you know, and because that different standard is still so widely accepted we sorta swim in the sea of sexism without noticing it.