What's Love Got to Do with It?

Wellesley's unease over wife and mother Barbara Bush renews the debate about women's divided loyalties

How can women pick on Barbara Bush? If anything, the feminist police should give her an award for resisting pressure from every side to slim down, work out, dye her hair, hide her wrinkles or wear clothes no grandchild would dare drool on. Instead the First Lady must be feeling a little like Henry Kissinger, who attracted protests nearly every time he was invited to a college campus. But it's not the secret bombing of Cambodia that has a quarter of the senior class at Wellesley College objecting to the First Lady as speaker at this year's graduation. It is simply...

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