Tuesday, January 08, 2008

"next to of course god america i / love you

"THE woman in question became a lawyer after some years as a community organizer, married a corporate lawyer and is the mother of two little girls. Herself the daughter of a white American mother and a black African father — she is considered black — she served as a state legislator for eight years, and became an inspirational voice for national unity.

"Be honest: Do you think this is the biography of someone who could be elected to the United States Senate? After less than one term there, do you believe she could be a viable candidate to head the most powerful nation on earth? If you answered no to either question, you’re not alone. Gender is probably the most restricting force in American life...

Read the whole piece by gloria steinem.


Arlene said...

belated happy new year, sarah!

tell miles that vowels are useful in making one open one's mouth wider. throat doctors would be out of business without them. hee.


p.s. i hope you are still seriously using your own toothbrush.

SarahJane said...

thanks arlene. he'll be relieved.

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