Hey, wanna get pointlessly outraged? Read this Wall Street Journal editorial by Naomi “I hate my own sex” Schaefer Riley.
Ladies, You Should Know Better
How feminism wages war on common sense.
Okay, first word and I’m already offended.
Not quite true. The word “ladies” offends me only in context, and I have to get to the end of the sentence to really pick up on the condescension.
And the offense is deliberate. Nobody calls me a “lady” in that smarmy tone or tells me that feminism is the opposite of common sense unless they want me to tweak out. Although, to be fair, the author may not have written the headline herself. So let’s get on with the guts of the article.