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WaPo Ed Board thinks liberal women should accept & marry conservative men. (Original Post) irisblue Nov 2023 OP
Because a woman without a man Lunabell Nov 2023 #1
Indeed. calimary Nov 2023 #2
Amen Firestorm49 Nov 2023 #5
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Glamrock Nov 2023 #6
that's been a bumpersticker and tshirt since the 70s Stardust Mirror Nov 2023 #10
I heard it as a kid, from my grandmother :) redqueen Nov 2023 #12
WAPO INCEL BOARD dweller Nov 2023 #3
I read this yesterday gay texan Nov 2023 #4
Women say "We can have babies, just not with you." SharonAnn Nov 2023 #15
Certainly nothing wrong.. raising2moredems Dec 2023 #17
Neither are rich and attractive men redqueen Dec 2023 #18
Fuck them! AKwannabe Nov 2023 #7
Message to WaPo Editorial Board: You marry them! Midnight Writer Nov 2023 #8
Hahahahahahahaha. Ridiculous. Why would women capable of critical thinking... brush Nov 2023 #9
Poor incels, JenniferJuniper Nov 2023 #11
Wait till they find out how many women are giving up on dating men entirely! redqueen Nov 2023 #13
There is not enough I_UndergroundPanther Nov 2023 #14
Sounds like the WAPO editorial board is made up solely by those..... 70sEraVet Dec 2023 #16
I read the article three times and still couldn't find anything that suggested "The Washington Post has joined a Martin68 Dec 2023 #19

gay texan

(2,498 posts)
4. I read this yesterday
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 03:46 PM
Nov 2023

Its complete BS.

The whole article is more or less "Comprimise so we can have babies"

raising2moredems

(644 posts)
17. Certainly nothing wrong..
Fri Dec 1, 2023, 11:37 PM
Dec 2023

With being choosy about with whom you procreate. The dude living in his childhood bedroom or mom's basement is not marriage material, much less procreation material.

redqueen

(115,112 posts)
18. Neither are rich and attractive men
Sat Dec 2, 2023, 12:27 PM
Dec 2023

Who also just happen to think that the poor don't deserve help or gender norms are assigned by God or women were meant to serve husbands etc etc etc

brush

(54,072 posts)
9. Hahahahahahahaha. Ridiculous. Why would women capable of critical thinking...
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 03:57 PM
Nov 2023

which progressive, evolved women are, marry a troglodyte?

Come on, WSJ, you can do better.

I supposed the women should have 8 kids too like Putin is urging Russian women...to replace the cannon fodder losses in Ukraine.

JenniferJuniper

(4,517 posts)
11. Poor incels,
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 06:01 PM
Nov 2023

none of the ladies will go out with them.

I'm sure it's not because they are loser misogynists who think women were put on this earth to make them babies and sandwiches.

redqueen

(115,112 posts)
13. Wait till they find out how many women are giving up on dating men entirely!
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 07:55 PM
Nov 2023

De-centering men is getting more and more popular. Women of all ages all around the world are having consciousness-raising sessions online and finally realizing what a bad deal het partnerships almost always are.

Only the most brainwashed of handmaidens are falling for the tradwife BS - thoughtful women are de-centering men at least, some are going full 4B / 6B4T.

I_UndergroundPanther

(12,524 posts)
14. There is not enough
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 09:42 PM
Nov 2023

Money in the world for me to date a trumper incel abuser. If I was forced to marry a right winger I would just kill myself rather than endure or enable it . I hate right wing psychopaths and incels
They IMHO are not worthy of relationships because its all about them and they are shitty people.

70sEraVet

(3,587 posts)
16. Sounds like the WAPO editorial board is made up solely by those.....
Fri Dec 1, 2023, 10:23 AM
Dec 2023

Thanksgiving meal 'uncles' they were talking about.
They need to hire some women and a few GenZ'ers.

Martin68

(23,086 posts)
19. I read the article three times and still couldn't find anything that suggested "The Washington Post has joined a
Sat Dec 2, 2023, 06:35 PM
Dec 2023

campaign to shame them for having that standard.” They clearly outlined the demographics and politics that could lead to fewer marriages, but they never brought up the issue of children, and they stated the obvious, “...increasingly, the political is personal. A 2021 survey of college students found that 71 percent of Democrats would not date someone with opposing views. There is some logic to this. Marriage across religious or political lines — if either partner considers those things to be central to their identity — can be associated with lower levels of life satisfaction. And politics is becoming more central to people’s identity.”

While they did point to research that indicates marriage may have benefits in spite of political differences, they also pointed out that …"marriage isn’t for everyone. Nor is staying in a physically or emotionally abusive marriage ever the right choice.” they added, "These differences can’t just be papered over through good-faith dialogue — because they are real.” In addition they stated. "Marriage across religious or political lines — if either partner considers those things to be central to their identity — can be associated with lower levels of life satisfaction.”

It is clear the editorial board thinks marriage is a benefit to society overall, but I saw no attempt to shame anyone into getting married. It was more of an appeal to consider marriage as a benefit than heavy-handed shame campaign. Personally, I disagree with their view.

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