Anti-Woman Woman Wants to Chair Women’s Museum

Penny Nance, the CEO of Concerned Women Wingnuts of America, has been throwing a fit over a bill to create a National Women’s History Museum, along with many other Christian right groups. But now she wants to be the chairman of the board of the museum:

“Regardless of that effort some critics of this legislation have, incorrectly, said that the bill would create a museum that would portray women as monolithic in their views on abortion as well as other issues of concern to women,” said Blackburn, adding that she asked Nance to serve as a member of the commission.

Nance said that the offer — sent by Blackburn’s chief of staff on Tuesday night — is “an exercise in futility and frustration without the chairman being someone who at least is impartial on our views.”

“One seat would not change anything,” said Nance, adding “I am happy to either serve or find someone else to serve as chairman.”

Yeah, that’s gonna happen. What I find amusing about this is that despite a serious full-court press by right-wing groups, the incredibly conservative House of Representatives passed the bill by one of the most overwhelming margins you’ll ever seen, 383-33. This despite CWA, the Family Research Council, the Heritage Foundation, the Susan B. Anthony List and several other religious right groups throwing a serious tantrum over it. Heritage even said that they were going to score that vote when they put out their annual list of who is conservative and who is not, and even that didn’t convince the overwhelming majority of Republicans to vote against it. Better luck next time.

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  • D. C. Sessions

    Wouldn’t it be terribly dangerous to allow an anti-woman to be around the Women’s Museum? The chance of a woman coming into contact and thus mutual annihilation …

  • John Pieret

    despite a serious full-court press by right-wing groups, the incredibly conservative House of Representatives passed the bill by one of the most overwhelming margins you’ll ever seen, 383-33.

    The Republicans already know they have a serious problem with women. In that situation you don’t hand your opponent a stick to beat you with by voting against a woman’s museum … unless you are a teabagger, which just about fits the number of no votes.

    The wingnuts will get over this or, at least, it will not keep them for voting for Republicans.

  • Abdul Alhazred

    Is Penny Nance an ‘anti-woman’ the same Dada is ‘anti-art’?

    Then she could be chairman and one of the exhibits all at the same time. :)

  • Reginald Selkirk

    Sounds great. And then we can appoint a Jehovah’s Witness to run the Red Cross Blood Services.

  • cswella

    Sounds great. And then we can appoint a Jehovah’s Witness to run the Red Cross Blood Services.

    And Michelle Bachmann to the Senate Intelligence Committee! … … … ..oh.

  • felidae

    Semen-receptacles, brood mares, household drudges, unite under our banner of Concern for your state in life!