With Women Like These...

It's Still a Man's World. Men make war, run the government and maintain sole custody of the remote control. They also cause the most political trouble: the Keating Five, Abscam, Iran-contra. Martha Mitchell tried to insert herself into Watergate but got stuck with a hypodermic needle and put to bed before we could hear much from her.

There are women galore in the current scandal, but not one of them is a figure of power or authority. We are back with prefeminist vixens, villains and victims. Couldn't we at least get a Marcia Clark or a Leslie Abramson? The President's inner...

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