The Ultimate Men's Club

As pampered denizens of a virtually all-male bastion, many Senators were slow to grasp the seriousness of the sexual-harassment issue

There may be no better place in America for a referendum on male domination than the U.S. Senate. All white, mostly over 50, cosseted and toadied to by fawning aides, uninhibited by women, the Senate may be the most visible concentration of full-frontal prefeminist thinking left.

If it weren't for that, the Judiciary Committee might have found a way to evaluate Professor Anita Hill's charges against Judge Clarence Thomas confidentially. But it was easier to consign her to the category of she- devils, like Fanne Foxe, Elizabeth Ray, Tai Collins, Donna Rice, who rise from a public official's past to bring...

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