20
Oct
2020

Writer owes apology for insulting women

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Newspaper editors must dream of letters such as the hate-filled, misogynistic diatribe from Jim Schaefer in the Jan. 14 Gazette. He laments the #MeToo movement in which women are, finally, uniting to demand equal pay and the right not to be attacked. Poor Jimmy. Why is he so threatened?His lumping of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand with Gloria Alred and Megyn Kelly amplifies his stunning ignorance. A congresswoman’s words constitute a “righteous rant?” If he wants a rant, he need only look to the president’s absurd and insulting tweets and words. I’ll leave it to others to dissect the clichés and arrogance displayed in the letter.Mr. Schaefer, I’m a geneticist and author. I’m not a stripper or a gold digger. Get over your stereotypes. I believe you owe an apology to many Gazette readers.  Ricki LewisScotiaMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesSchenectady teens accused of Scotia auto theft, chase; Ended in Clifton Park crash, Saratoga Sheriff…last_img

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