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Sexist Hate Speech – From The NY Times

Not to mention look-ism, from the laughably self-styled Paper Of Record :

September 6, 2005

The Return of the Shrew, and Other TV Woes
By Margo Jefferson

Nancy Grace belongs to a group of women who play host or make guest appearances on talk shows and write articles and books.

Along with commentators like Ann Coulter and Laura Schlessinger, she has brought one of our oldest female caricatures, the Shrew, back to the culture.

The Shrew used to be a staple of mass entertainment. She was the pushy wife who drove her husband out of the home or behind his newspaper. She was the spinster who hectored neighbors and schoolchildren.

She was plain and sexually deprived.

Margo Jefferson


(Maybe Margot should stick to her usual beat of profound topics, like writing otiose tracts on the wonders of Michael Jackson.)

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