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Virginian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-25-06 10:02 AM
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3. It IS a factor with the Saudis (rant)
Saudi women have no rights. They don't vote, they don't even drive. They have to have the proper MALE escourts to go anywhere. It's like women are property.

Condi may have Cheney as a proper MALE escourt, but even if she wasn't an idiot, they wouldn't respect her. To them, it isn't like she is a free woman, she is an unowned woman.

It has been less than a half century here that a woman has been taken on her own merits and not asked, "And what does YOUR husband do?" In our not so distant past, when a woman didn't have a husband at all, it wasn't because she had a full life without marriage, it was thought that she couldn't catch a good man. Women went to college to get their MRS degrees.
Look at the way our female politicians are treated. They still aren't respected. They are held to way different standards than the men. The Saudi women are at least a century behind us in evolving attitudes and I don't see any sign of their catching up within my lifetime unless the Saudi men are forced to respect an American woman as POTUS.

(rant off)
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