Have you ever made your husband a sandwich? If so, you should be ashamed of yourself. Don’t you realize such behavior sets women back decades? That’s the message of a new article in The Daily Telegraph, entitled “When making a sandwich is a crime against feminism,” about an Australian woman named Maddie who asked a Facebook group of 26,186 mothers whether anyone had some yummy alternatives for her husband’s lunches, which she said she makes for him every day. Now that’s what anyone I know would call a nice wife. But that’s not what Maddie was called on Facebook. Instead, she was told she was nothing but a “slave” and a “1950s housewife.” She was also “weird,” as no woman in her right mind would do something so demeaning as to make her husband lunch. Click here to see just a sampling of some of the responses Maddie got:
And to read the rest of this excellent op/ed by Suzanne Venker.