Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Is What Backlash Looks Like
Mostly, I feel very sad for Dr. Ford. Achingly sad.
I know I’m going to have a burst of energy. But right now I’m bone-deep sad.
How are we living in a country in which our president mocks a victim of sexual assault at a rally? OK, alleged sexual assault. How does he mock the victim of an alleged sexual assault at a rally? I can’t think about that without tearing up.
What do I tell my daughter?
And how did I spend my life working in an industry in which the headline of its newspaper of record, the Wall Street Journal, read “Susan Collins Consents” after she said she’d vote for Kavanaugh?? (Get it? It’s so cute because it’s not just about the Senate’s role in the Supreme Court nomination process; it’s also a sexual assault double entendre. Lol. Financial patriarchy much?)
What do I tell my son?
What do we do now?
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Sallie Krawcheck’s professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals (or, put more bluntly, to get more money into the hands of women), thus enabling them to live better lives and unleashing a positive ripple effect for our families, our communities and our economy. To that end, Krawcheck is the Chair of the Ellevate Network, a 135K-strong global professional women’s network; she is also the CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a... Continue Reading
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