Rabbit Punches

The tale of the gender zap

Who was the Easter Bunny at the White House egg roll? Was she a Munchkin? If so, did that mean the President was the Wizard of Oz? Was his daughter, who was brought into the fray, in any way like a 600-pound gorilla? And where was Ursula Meese? Such was the level of debate last week over the Administration's approach to ending discrimination against women.

The bickering began with a blast from Barbara Honegger, a Justice Department aide who had been working on ferreting out sexually biased laws and regulations. Ronald Reagan, who opposes the Equal...

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