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Wed May 28, 2014, 03:29 PM

6. Some years back I read something

 

about this. The reference was to some Scandinavian countries which have very high female representation in their governments. It was said that women make up some threshold percentage in government -- and I'm thinking it was around thirty percent but of course can't recall the exact number -- policies and laws start becoming much more family friendly, much more attuned to the actual needs of citizens.

The problem with people like Michele Bachman or Sarah Palin is that they are too much of the current mainstream of American politics which is not at all family or individual friendly. They may inhabit female bodies, but their souls are not.

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