On International Women's Day, whining Westerners and mad Muslims

International Women's Day is an old communist holiday that got picked up in the West.  It's become a profoundly ironic holiday as well.  In the West, where women have greater freedoms than at any other time in human history, many women "celebrate" the occasion by moaning about their victimhood, bashing men, or flashing their breasts.  Meanwhile, in the Muslim world, where no day is a "women's day," those women who try to take a stand are brutally attacked by the mob or by their own government — yet leftist women seem unconcerned by the way in which Islamic countries treat women. Wikipedia has an excellent précis explaining the communist roots behind International Women's Day (hyperlinks and footnotes omitted): After the Socialist Party of America organized a Women's Day in New York City on February 28, 1909, German delegates Clara Zetkin, Käte Duncker and others proposed...(Read Full Post)
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