past week, I was invited to a conference at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
celebrating the inspirational accomplishments of high-profile women. When I
arrived, the welcome banner told me that it was sponsored by the National
Journal, and certainly the program speakers were very impressive. I sat in
the conference room filled with attractive young women and a few brave but
curious men, all eager to hear what words of wisdom would be imparted to hopeful
I doubt that these last three
mentioned ladies (Ms. Rabbitt, Representative Rodgers, Senator Hutchison) would
be found on the long, long list of women who surround the Obama administration.
They do not fit the profile of "goddess." In fact, just the opposite. These
competent, calm, and conservative ladies are just what a successful president
should be seeking.
Obama's cult of goddesses will one
day find that they no longer need any male to promote "the causes of
women." And he will find himself with no one to worship and no one to worship