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Yesterday was HUGE for all women. Whether one likes Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi or not one cannot help but note that this is a big step for woman-kind. Aside from being a mother and grandmother, I have never felt so proud of my womanhood as I felt today.

I hope that the young women will begin to see what a true role model is. That Paris and Britney and the like are not good role models for anything of value. That Trump's promotion of slutty beauty pageant winners who tarnish their light are not shining examples for a young woman to aspire to.

I hope that women like Nancy Pelosi, Rosie O'Donnel, Oprah, all the congresswomen,female senators, mothers, grandmothers are the women to be looked up to. That intelligent, responsible women are more attractive, more vital, more important than a show of cleavage or the flash of a thong. The men who prefer the latter are not the men who will give you the respect and honor most women deserve. They are not the men who will stand beside you as you aspire to do great things.

I hope that men will see and know what a real attractive woman really is.
I hope that the media stops focusing and promoting women by appearance, clothes, boobs, hair color  or as eye-candy.

I hope the media pays attention to the milestone that women made yesterday as the story, the bigger story than the antics of a useless bimbette like Paris Hilton.

I hope this is the beginning of the ending of the media dumbing down of our young people and especially at what it has done to young girls.

Bravo Democrats, Nancy and those who see and know how HUGE this magnificent moment is.

Originally posted to roseeriter on Fri Jan 05, 2007 at 04:13 AM PST.

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