“Did you ever wonder where the producers of American Idol come up with the seemingly endless supply of people who can’t sing but are deluded enough to get up in front of a national television audience and screech out a song anyway?” ~An excerpt from Sarah Palin’s upcoming book America By Heart, likely written before her daughter Bristol began her TV-gunning stint on Dancing with the Stars.
[Hm. Did you ever wonder where the GOP comes up with a seemingly endless supply of people who have nothing to offer but who are deluded enough to get up in front of the world and pretend they have something of value to say anyway? ~me]” —
So, why do you write these strong women characters?
Because equality is not a concept. It’s not something we should be striving for. It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity, we need it to stand on this earth as men and women, and the misogyny that is in every culture is not a true part of the human condition. It is life out of balance and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and women who’s confronted with it. We need equality, kinda now.
So, why do you write these strong female characters?
Because you’re still asking me that question.” —Joss Whedon, Equality Now (via sarahgraham7)