Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Commentary: Don't underestimate Palin's appeal to women

This is a very interesting article by an author who does not support Palin but warns Democrats not to assume women will not vote for her because of her conservative values. There seems to be a bit of irony to me that feminists are not thrilled that a woman is running for VP per the article's quotes of Gloria Steinem. Regardless of her views, she is a woman and she is a serious contender in the political world. I guess Democrat feminists only want women of their own political party to be free.The nomination of Sarah Palin has turned our assumptions about women and politics on their head. Many Democrats have presumed that her policy positions run contrary to those held by women, and that women will not vote for her.

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