“It’s not accidental" that 75 percent of officeholders are men, former Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) says in the video.
Words matter, especially when they come from a presidential nominee.
Where "political correctness" goes too far, the solution is "correct politics" -- civic engagement that is ethical, respectful and honorable. That is what anyone running for president should demonstrate and demand.
What were they all thinking? Oh yes, I know, that they owned me, that I was theirs forever and always and they could do whatever the f*ck they wanted to me.
A mansplainer assumes a woman knows less than he does. A male muter assumes a woman knows less than he does and thus feels no need to explain.
I do not doubt in the least that Cardinal Dolan and the Bishops take their task with the utmost seriousness and compassion. But, ethics are informed by experience and, as such, their ethics will remain fatally flawed and their conclusions fatally unjust.
An event recently occurred that I've yet to shake. Someone insinuated that I hate women, and although I'd never remotely thought that to be the case, as we approach Mother's Day I ironically find myself pondering how I feel about the opposite sex.