Feminists Hate Sarah Palin Because She Lost Her Baby Weight
When Laura Ingraham covered hosting duties for Bill O'Reilly on the O'Reilly Factor last week, she sought out to answer the age-old question: Why do feminists hate Sarah Palin so much? Hmm—I can think of a few reasons. The resulting discussion between Ingraham, Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn, and Republican pollster KellyAnne Conway produced some pretty interesting theories. Let's check them out:
Theory #1: We hate her because we're childless spinsters.
CONWAY: I think of some of the spinster childless columnists who have attacked this woman for her right to choose . . .
INGRAHAM: Can you name names?
CONWAY: . . . and have five children. There are too many to name and then it would make them relevant on such a great show.
INGRAHAM: Spinster columnists, OK.
Theory #2: We hate her because Todd is cute.
CONWAY: . . . I think she makes some women feel inadequate because she has five children, no household help. Not only is she not anti-man, but she has, as we could tell, a supportive husband and father.
INGRAHAM: And cute, too. He's real cute.
CONWAY: . . . the extended family. He's cute to go.
Theory #3: We hate her because Palin lost weight after having the 5th baby we never had because we were too busy being childless spinster abortionists without cute husbands:
CONWAY: . . . And look, she lost all her baby weight. It makes some women crazy. They've got 1.3 children and a Pilates schedule they have to keep, and it makes some of them crazy.
QUINN: . . . Well, let me just say first that she has a point about people being jealous about her losing her baby weight. I have to say.
NGRAHAM: OK, we've gotten that out of the way.
CONWAY: But you did too, Sally.
INGRAHAM: I got that.
QUINN: No, I'm crazed about that.
QUINN: And I have to admit it right here.
INGRAHAM: You've always been fit.
INGRAHAM: So we're not going to hear that from you.
Theory #4: We hate her because she's a woman:
CONWAY: And look, I just want to say this, that with Palin, she looks so feminine. She acts like a woman, but governed like a man.
Theory #5: We hate her because we're jealous that she's pro-life:
INGRAHAM: Admit it right now. Palin is hot. She is pro-life. She shoots. She hunts. She has a big family. And all these feminists are like just seething with jealousy about it.
Theory #6: We hate her because she is against everything that we stand for:
QUINN: . . . I have to say that of all the people I know, I don't know a single person who feels jealous about her. I think that most of the people I know who are not Sarah Palin fans just don't like what she has to say.
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