Feminists like Sally Kohn Are Why Feminism Is Failing

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Feminists like Sally Kohn Are Why Feminism Is Failing


Twitter can often look like the political equivalent of toddlers fighting in a sandbox, but still some exchanges are worth noting. Take this innocent, rah, rah, tweet from Sally Kohn, the cable news host:

At first glance, it appears kind and supportive. One feminist supporting another feminist -- isn't that what women need to do? But a closer look at what Kohn is really saying, and about whom she's saying it, shows why feminism as a third-wave movement is stagnant, even unappealing.

I'm not an expert in Islam or Sharia Law. But it's clear from Sarsour's own tweets and speeches she at least, at one time, was (if not still is) an advocate of Sharia Law. "Sharia law is reasonable and once u read into the details it makes a lot of sense. People just know the basics," Sarsour wrote on social media a few years ago.

While Sharia Law may seem logical to many Muslims, to others it's a platform to enslave and murder. For example, it's strict adherence to Sharia Law that enables these ten countries to punish homosexuality by death, as one writer pointed out to Kohn.

Kohn took it a step further when she stated a veteran of the military, columnist and retired Army Col. …

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