For anyone outraged by Clinton supporter Gloria Steinem’s opinion piece in the NYTimes last week arguing that Hilary, as a woman, had a harder road to the White House than Barack, simply a Black man, really must check out the video clip.

Princeton U. professor Melissa Harris Lacewell takes Ms. Steinem to task on Democracy Now; rarely have I seen someone’s so thoroughly and expertly taken apart. Ms. Lacewell succeeded in making the opinion piece seem ludicrous, Ms. Steinem’s second wave feminism offensive and along the way made a pretty good case for Barack Obama. At any rate, get into it - not to be missed.

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