[Ads-l] Predatory sexual behavior is out; patriarchalism remains

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 9 09:01:12 EDT 2016


"Our women" came first.

I heard it yesterday and heard it again about ten minutes before I posted.

JL

On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 8:56 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

> Nothing is real, all is excerpts.
>
> When I wrote in the wee hours, I was using a newspaper quotation of what
> Romney said, surrounded by the required marks.  I have just seen and heard
> Romney's statement, where he says "our wives, our daughters, our
> granddaughters".   (And his tweet -- necessarily an excerpt -- is different
> from both.)
>
>
> But what I heard was also just an excerpt; I know I had heard more
> yesterday or Friday, but do not recall it exactly.  Did he say "our women"
> before "our wives"?
>
>
> And does an LDS church member need "women" when "wives" are sufficient?
>
> Joel
>
>
>       From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
>  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>  Sent: Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:09 AM
>  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Predatory sexual behavior is out; patriarchalism
> remains
>
> More appositely, he referred first to "our women."
>
> JL
>
> On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 12:35 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
>
> > Mitt Romney, an LDS churchman, condemns Trump's "condoning assault" on
> > "our wives and daughters".  A number of other Republican politicians have
> > responded similarly to Trump's language about and behavior toward "their"
> > women.
> >
> > Joel
> >
> >
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