Monday, February 11, 2008

Here's to tough broads...

Pajamas Media: The "Golda" Standard of Female Leadership:
"But Merkel is a conservative. Meir fought for Israel’s survival in the Yom Kippur War. Even Condoleezza Rice’s term as secretary of state has not been hailed as a great advance for women and/or African-Americans. So is a leader who happens to be a women only hailed as advancement if she pursues a feminist agenda outlined by NOW or the Code Pink sisters?

It raises serious questions when Ms. magazine last month refused to run an American Jewish Congress ad hailing Israel’s powerful women leaders: Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch, Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, with the words “This is Israel.”"
Typically, the most successful women in the world aren't the namby pampy fools who run NOW or publish magazines. They are tough-minded realists who know that shooting to kill is always an option, and they don't apologize for who they are. Sound familiar?

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