Apparently, the mere acknowledgment of a fetus is a big no-no to some militant Feminists. Enough of a no-no, that one had to post about it in the community forum of Feministing.com, a hot bed of predictable Feminist shrieking and cognitive dissonance.
A Yahoo sportswriter committed the horrid politically incorrect faux-pas of writing the following about a pregnant member of the Canadian Women’s Curling team:
As with all curling teams, Team Canada features five members. Well, six, if you really want to get technical with it.
Alternate Kristie Moore, 30, is 5½ months pregnant, making her just the third athlete known to be with child during Olympic competition.
Huh. There doesn’t seem to be anything rage-worthy in those sentences, does there? Not if you are, you know, sane. If you are a militant feminist, however, it’s a different story. A member of Feministing.com’s community posted about it (I picture her taking a break from scrawling madly in her manifesto to post it, all furious and furrowed brow-y) and said the following:
(aww, yeah. I made it a cliffhanger! Sneaky broad, yes? Wait — is that redundant? Hee hee)