If something doesn’t change soon, I’m going to have to storm into someone’s office and give somebody a good smack upside the head.
No, I don’t usually resort to violence, but the whole ‘white guys are smarter and we should leave the serious political commentary to them’ thing is really old.
4. And when it looks like a woman has finally made it onto the scene, she gets portrayed as uninterested in things like tax policy and the Middle East unlike — wait for it — another white man!
Someone please get me a Xanax or a good stiff drink before I get any more annoyed about all this.
To those making the decisions on who gives good opinion commentary, all I can say is, “Really?” New blood? Fresh perspectives? Don’t compliment yourselves into thinking that we don’t see exactly what’s going on.
I do have to thank you all for one thing, though. You’ve made it very clear that you will rarely make room at your boys’ club table for anyone who doesn’t look like you or think like you. So it’s probably time for us silly wimminz to be done trying to sit at your table.
Ladies, get out your hammers and nails — it’s time to build our own.