The Irony of the Women’s Marches

This past weekend, men and women in major American cities and across the globe marched to protest President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, supposed misogyny, and policies which protestors see as anti-woman. While much of Trump’s campaign rhetoric was outrageous, as were some of his past antics according to recordings that surfaced during the campaign, there’s a certain irony to the degree of outrage the protests represent. After all, even if Trump fulfills the campaign promises liberal feminists find odious, those marching—especially overseas—have not been motivated to raise their voices over far more serious oppression of women abroad.

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The Irony of the Women’s Marches

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