Feminists and Muslims hate Valentine’s Day

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FrontPageMag explained, here and here. (Re: feminists, see also this Wikipedia entry.)

Now, I am not convinced by the neocon take there on why Muslims hate it – I suspect Muslim opposition to it has far more to do with it being what they would perceive as Western cultural imperialism, spreading in their societies; thus, their opposition in that case is scarcely different from, say, Russians disliking Halloween.

But their take on feminists’ dislike of Valentine’s – desiring to replace regular observances of the day which usually celebrates heterosexual romantic expressions of love, with an activist day focused on violence against women instead, thus hijacking the occasion for their cause – is spot on, as can be seen from the Wiki, too.

Of course, it’s part of a larger trend.

Progressives hate all traditional Western holidays and traditions, and have declared war on them.

Progressives have declared War on Christmas (and Dutch…

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Oh, the inhumanity!

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LOL! Mollie Hemingway rules. 🙂

*P.S.: See also: Feminists Fighting McDonald’s Are Learning The Wrong Lessons

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As always, Mollie Hemingway knows the score.

Though the lie about women making 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for the same exact work has been repeatedly debunked by many academics, this week was the first time that we saw the media really hold partisans accountable for spreading the false statistic for political gain.

Today, then, we have some partisan media types spinning the aftermath of the talking point’s dramatic implosion.

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OK, so we can no longer pretend that women are making the same decisions men do about what they seek out of work. So let’s — and here’s where it gets foggy — do something at the federal level to “value” teachers more and petroleum engineers less. Otherwise we’re “blaming” women for their choices in which professions they choose.