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Life as an Anti-Woman Woman

posted at 7:25 am on August 20, 2012 by

I think I’m having an identity crisis. When the news that Mitt Romney had selected Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running-mate broke late Friday night, I was ecstatic. However, according to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, I reacted inappropriately because Ryan is “not a pick for women.” Now I’m confused. I’m a woman, yet still borderline giddy with excitement about the pick. I mean, have you seen Paul Ryan? But I digress… In all seriousness, I believe Mitt Romney made a strong, wise pick in Representative Ryan and his selection will bring the discussion back to the appropriate focal point: the economy. However, according to Andrea Mitchell and all the liberals who claim that the War on Women comes from the Right, I must be doing something wrong.

Not wanting to betray my gender, I decided to look a bit more into why exactly Paul Ryan is not a good pick for women. Mitchell claimed that Ryan’s opposition to both abortion and Obamacare place him in opposition with my gender. Think Progress continued along the same reasoning when they posted “5 Reasons Why Paul Ryan is Bad for Women’s Health” on Monday. The reasons included:

1. Ryan’s support of a “Personhood Amendment” which would give a fetus legal rights.
2. His opposition to all forms of abortion.
3. His desire to ban abortion coverage from state Obamacare exchanges.
4. Ryan’s comment comparing Row v. Wade to the Dred Scott Decision.
5. His support of defunding Planned Parenthood.

I think I see a trend here. At one time, women’s rights encompassed suffrage, equality in the workplace, etc. Now, the “right” liberal feminists claim to fight for fall under the umbrella of “reproductive rights.” The real question is: what really is a “reproductive right?” Is it the right to have a child? If so, that’s certainly not something liberal women support, considering that being Pro-Life is seemingly synonymous with being “anti-women.” Could it be the “right” to contraception? While I don’t believe we have a “right” to birth control, few, if any, conservatives support banning contraception altogether. What we don’t support is a contraception mandate that will interfere with the morals of certain religious groups. Hence, you can understand my confusion. To be socially conservative is to be anti-women according to liberals. Apparently conservative women are a paradox. I will say, it’s quite strange to live in a country where I’m considered an anti-woman woman.

Although liberal “women’s groups” claim to support my gender, they are actually pushing us backwards. What I find most insulting about this ideology is the implication that women think not with our brains, but, rather, with our reproductive organs. This is not only pandering, it’s patronizing and insulting. Liberals and feminists, you do not stand for women. You do not own our vote. I find the patronizing much more insulting than the imaginary “War on Women” cooked up by liberals. I’m sick of the claims that conservatives are “anti-women.” However, this claim is a manifestation of a classic liberal tactic of bipolar stances. If you’re not for a liberal viewpoint, then you are “against” an entire group of people or viewpoint all-together. For example, if you are not in favor of the liberal concept of “social justice,” then you’re for injustice. If you’re against abortion, then you’re anti-woman. It’s merely a fallacy, not the truth.

It is ridiculous that liberals have pandered to women so much that they believe we only care about their imaginary “reproductive rights.” You know what women want? We want a country where equality of opportunity is prized, not equality of outcome. What we don’t want is to be under an administration that implies women cannot make it without government support. Or one that allows millions of female (and male) children to be murdered through abortion. You’ve heard of race traitors, right? Well, if it turns out that conservatives are against the female gender, I guess I’m a gender traitor. If that’s what liberals call a pro-life, socially conservative stance, then I wear that with a badge of honor.

Originally Posted at The College Conservative

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Liberal women are only a useful idiot voting block. Any liberal woman in power is usually a homosexual, terrorist leaning, disbarred lawyer, who hates men. They lead the majority of the brainwashed, college grad, females down the path of ‘reproductive rights’ with the college degree ring in their nose. They despise minority women and have them around only to pander to these poor, abused, females, and get their votes. They have gleefully destroyed the educational system where getting an abortion is much more likely than a useful education. They have dumbed down every aspect of America under the fraudulent concept of equal this or that. Equal, may arse. The man haters have gotten preferential treatment, front of the line results, with no expectation of actually being able to do the job. The feminization of America has turned it into a non-competitive, third world, business environment. These brainwashed, shrieking masses are destroying generations of young men, gleefully and with a cruelty only these socialists cretins can muster. It’s a wizard of OZ scam of historic proportions and any women who willingly joins the man haters club is worthy only of derision and avoidance. All you need to know is that these women, lie, cheat, obfuscate, hide behind criminal judges, etc… All for the right to kill their own baby. Pretty clear to me, when the puppet masters are homosexual, man haters, that the puppets are to be avoided at all costs…

frizzbee on August 20, 2012 at 8:59 AM

An excellent illustration of just how offensively stupid identity politics really are.

Cylor on August 20, 2012 at 9:44 AM

Well done, Amy. I, too, get so tired of liberal women acting as if they speak for all women. Yet polling on various reproductive rights issues shows that women are about equally split on things like abortion. Liberal women do not speak for all women.

Libby Sternberg on August 20, 2012 at 10:18 AM

I saw something a lib friend posted on Facebook about how Paul Ryan had “considered a bill that would ban many forms of birth control.” I could not find any information on this, other than this same claim being made by liberal groups – no details about what the bill was or what it would supposedly ban. Does anyone have any idea what it was talking about?

tikvah on August 20, 2012 at 11:24 AM

I saw something a lib friend posted on Facebook about how Paul Ryan had “considered a bill that would ban many forms of birth control.”

They are either hoping lying early confuses people or they are talking about ‘abortion’ which many liberals consider a form of birth control.

GardenGnome on August 20, 2012 at 12:08 PM

Amy, you must present yourself to the re-education camp for immediate reprogramming.

Just kidding, Amy, nice post. Thanks for reminding me that not ALL women think like the idiots that wind up with the most camera time.

TASS71 on August 20, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Recall the idiocy of NOW in the last cycle or two.

John Edwards gets an award from them, I think it was “Woman of the Year”.

Sarah Palin breaks new ground for women in Alaska, then America, and she gets referred to as “not really a woman”.

To paraphrase you Amy, have you seen Sarah Palin?

She is most definitely all woman.

The self induced beclownment of the Feminist Left continues apace.

Brian1972 on August 20, 2012 at 2:53 PM

I’m vehemently pro-choice, but anyone who votes in this election based on the abortion issue is a fool. Worrying about the legal status of abortion is a luxury of wealthy societies. Obama’s socialist economy wreaking will take us out of the club of the wealthy. I know most people think America is immune to the fate of Argentina, of being wealthy and then falling badly. Perhaps, they imagine it is the magic of America exceptionalism. But no country is immune to socialist ravaging of the economy.

thuja on August 20, 2012 at 3:03 PM

I know most people think America is immune to the fate of Argentina, of being wealthy and then falling badly. Perhaps, they imagine it is the magic of America exceptionalism. But no country is immune to socialist ravaging of the economy.

thuja on August 20, 2012 at 3:03 PM

I agree with you, and I’ll take it further: America is, at the moment, in the grip of the most anti-American administration in our country’s history. For the first time ever, the President and his circle want America to fail badly. They intend to implement socialism as a means to ravage the economy.

Mary in LA on August 20, 2012 at 7:18 PM