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How I finally understood what feminism truly means
on February 24, 2016
This book changed me forever. I have always been (I thought) a feminist. But this book is so compelling, and such an eye opener, that I defy anyone who reads it to take away anything but the truth, sexism is conveniently and endemically used not just by Republicans, and not just by men, but by men and women of every political stripe to pull down women who attempt to achieve any kind of political power. Hillary won the popular vote in 2008 but was denied and demonized by tons of well-meaning and not so well meaning people, activists, media, it doesn't matter. Hillary was trashed and made fun of in ways no man has ever experienced. This book also made me see, for the very first time, how I myself chose to use those same tactics against women whose political stripe I vilified. I felt free to use the same language against THEM that I had bemoaned when used against Hillary. A sagacious, witty and wise entré into the world of politics, and how sexism, pure and simple, is used to bring down women who dare to achieve.