Some Good Friedan 'Dialogue'
I put 'dialogue' in quotes, of course, because the Men's Rights Activists don't really make for good intellectual discourse. But, bless their angry little hearts and their dense, impenetrable heads, they do try their damnedest. This article gives a nice tribute to Friedan, but it's really the comments that I wanted to share. Here are some of the MRA's comments that particularly make me chuckle:
Woman who have embraced feminism are largely bitter, soulless, materialistic skanks! It should come as no surprise that the two people most responsible for destroying the moral fiber of America, Freud and Friedan and degenerate talmudic jews.
Viva La Raza Blanco!!
Posted by: Ian Santiago | February 09, 2006 at 10:10 PM
Friedan was an evil talmudic-bolshevik and I hope that she burns in hell.
(the rest of the comment not presented because, in typical MRA fashion, it's exhaustivly long and boring).
Posted by: Ian Santiago | February 09, 2006 at 12:09 PM
All feminists from Western nations should be exiled to Saudi Arabia and that would cure them of their nonsensical philosophy.
Posted by: Ian Santiago | February 09, 2006 at 07:17 PM
Wow! People don't know her history. She is a known communist and everything she said about her husband beating her and having to slave in the kitchen was all lies.
She came from a very wealthy family and never cooked and cleaned in her life. She had maids and even had other people raise her children.
She was also a stout anti-lesiban, so much for women's progress as she shut out many women.
She also try to defect to the USSR, but they rejected her as a radical. No! She wasn't a feminist, she was a hard core socialist and just wanted women to join her in that political cause.
I have no respect for liers that use it for their ends. Sorry. She deserves nothing but the dirt on her grave.
Posted by: Joe Williams | February 09, 2006 at 06:40 AM
Notice how, in the last comment, Joe is trying to invalidate Friedan's ideas because she's never done any "women's work?" He's just proving why we celebrate women like Friedan for providing opportunites outside of traditional sex roles. What a dork! Thanks for proving our point Joe-"all women should be barefoot and pregnant"-Willams! Here's a response that made my heart swell
Joe, how is it that a woman must cook and clean in order to have validity? So what if she came from a wealthy family? How does that diminish what she stood for? Who questions a man's motives just because he comes from wealth and enjoys the perks that come along with it? How many successful men are the primary caregiver for their children? Think about it.
Posted by: Damoon | February 09, 2006 at 08:24 AM