Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Alan Ray : From Phyllis Schlaffly to Dr. Laura to Ann Coulter to Condoleezza Rice...modern American politics has not lacked for highly visible, vocal conservative women.
From the first days of the rise of modern feminism, while some women were burning bras, others where shopping for bustiers.
From a male, progressive point of view, that seems a bit counter-intuitive. They fought the Equal Rights Amendment, but they don't seem at all unwilling to accept the benefits of suffrage.
Who are they, where did they come from, how did they get that way?
- Ronnee Schreiber , political science professor at San Diego State University and author of the new book: "Righting Feminism: Conservative Women & American Politics."