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The feminist way to say “Happy Father’s Day”: Nag Dad about not doing enough housework

June 20, 2016

From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:

Slaughter: Happy Father’s Day–and get busy folding that laundry for me.

How ordinary people wished a happy Father’s Day yesterday to the men in their life:

“You’re the best, Dad. I love you!”

How feminists wished a happy Father’s Day yesterday to the men in their life:

“Happy Father’s Day! Let us all commit to expect fathers to be equal caregivers & just as competent in the home as mothers are in the office.”

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As might be expected, the author of the the above tweet, New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter, soon started complaining that–surprise, surprise!–almost none of her reply tweeters were agreeing with her.

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A number of the reply tweeters were women. Erin Arlinghaus had this to say:

“Thanks, but I already told my husband and kids’ dad I love and appreciate him unconditionally. It’s more my style.”

Read the whole thing here.

Posted by Charlotte Allen
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2 Comments
  1. Lastango permalink

    Anyone here buy Old Navy products? You might want to shop elsewhere:

    http://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2016/06/10/old-navy-insults-fathers-making-fathers-day-women/

  2. every year there is an insane feminist who tries to ruin it. do they do it for the attention because they aren’t attractive?

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