April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON—The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees.
The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday afternoon to mark the final day of Women's History Month — and the consensus was that women ought to go back in history. If Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's mantra is "lean in," these women were proposing that women lean back: Get married, take care of kids and let men earn the wages.
"We're gathered to celebrate Women's History Month, but I don't celebrate Women's History Month," announced writer Mona Charen, one of the panelists. "It doesn't interest me whether a person who happens to share my chromosomes sits in the Oval Office. It doesn't interest me how many women members of the Senate there are."
What interests Charen and the other women on the stage is their belief, as Charen put it, that "feminism has done so much damage to happiness." .....
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