When A Crisis Arises, Call A Woman To Handle It

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Cosima___J
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When A Crisis Arises, Call A Woman To Handle It

Post by Cosima___J » Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:49 pm

Yep, we women seem to be uniquely qualified to handle the tough cases. I believe that more frequently than ever before, women will take control ---- and the world will be a better place for it!

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/11/opinion/r ... ?hpt=hp_t4

Read it and weep you guys!

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Re: When A Crisis Arises, Call A Woman To Handle It

Post by jbuck919 » Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:12 pm

I'm not going to take this too seriously (and I doubt that Cosima is doing so either), but CNN's putting a battle of the sexes spin on this was entirely gratuitous. Aside from the fact that the situations of the leaders mentioned are scarcely comparable, thoughtful men realized a long time ago (indeed many of them have now grown up always knowing) that women can do anything men can do; and some men get at least slightly annoyed at still having their noses rubbed in it.

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Re: When A Crisis Arises, Call A Woman To Handle It

Post by John F » Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:48 pm

Seems to me that Hanna Rosin cherrypicks examples to suit her conclusion. Not all women heads of state and CEOs are exemplary. Check out the stories of Indira Gandhi and Carly Fiorina. No reason why all high-achieving women should have perfect records, or more perfect than comparable men, but Rosin seems to believe they actually do.
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Re: When A Crisis Arises, Call A Woman To Handle It

Post by Ricordanza » Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:19 am

Cosima___J wrote:Yep, we women seem to be uniquely qualified to handle the tough cases. I believe that more frequently than ever before, women will take control ---- and the world will be a better place for it!

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/11/opinion/r ... ?hpt=hp_t4

Read it and weep you guys!
Despite being of the male persuasion, I am generally in tune with the point advanced in this column.

Nevertheless, as I read it, some glaring exceptions come to mind of prominent females who should not be entrusted to lead ANYTHING: Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann....

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