There's far more to the Hilary Rosen comment than met the eye -- for we have to consider the deeper question: what is the value of motherhood? My latest on CL includes the illustration of the all-out war on smokers, that has dominated its corner of the culture:
If impressionable children can be insulated from smokers for their own benefit, why not music lyrics that glorify gang violence, promiscuity peddled through the entertainment and fashion industries, and the emotional shredding attached to broken families? These influences aren’t decried for two simple reasons. First, there is a significant portion of our population that simply doesn’t care about the impact of those things; but moreover, there is a smaller but more insidious population that does care—but encourages them anyway for a variety of reasons. These are the Hilary Rosens of our landscape.
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