MSNBC commentator under fire for sexist anti-Ivanka comments

Is feminism against femininity?

After Ivanka Trump briefly sat in for President Donald Trump at the G20 summit, rather than pretend that this is a victory for feminism — as she would have, had a Democrat president’s daughter done the exact same thing — MSNBC’s Joan Walsh decided to berate Ivanka for her appearance.

Having apparently never seen Ivanka in public before, Walsh suggested that the “incredibly ornamental” pink dress was a signal that woman are “property” in “patriarchal authoritarian societies.” “And, the message that she is sending about her own value, about her place in the White House, and about the place of women in this administration, I think, are really, pretty frightening.”

Someone clearly excelled in her college gender studies classes, as most normal people aren’t capable of pondering the socio-political implications of a 35-year old woman wearing a pink dress.

Watch the completely unenlightening commentary below:

Acute acts of sexism like this are a reminder that so-called feminists like Walsh don’t actually care about advancing the role of women in politics – they care about getting women in politics who agree with their progressive nonsense.

Can she even pretend that if a man were to criticize her attire, she’d be screeching about “patriarchy” for the next month? Of course not.

On the bright side, sane America couldn’t help but notice the hypocrisy:

With commentary like this, it’s no surprise that Walsh’s last job was editor-in-chief at a publication that hemorrhaged nearly $10 million last year.

[Note: This post was written by Matt Palumbo. He is a co-author of the new book A Paradoxical Alliance: Islam and the Left, and can be found on Twitter @MattPalumbo12]

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