I hope that even women who favor legal abortion can see Obama’s claim that there is a war on women for what it is — shameless pandering. Silly me, I once thought that the whole point of feminism was to assert that women be recognized as equals and not simply as sex objects.
What does this obsessive focus on birth control and abortion do, but reduce women to their sex organs? Women’s health has come to mean abortion, birth control and breast cancer, as if those are the only reasons women need medical treatment and the only thing we have on our minds.
Forget the economy, jobs, foreign policy and runaway government spending. No, we just sit around contemplating our reproductive organs all day long. We are apparently too dumb to be interested in any other issue. Who is being sexist here?
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