Pelosi’s meeting antics were a disservice to women

Pelosi’s meeting antics were a disservice to women
Pelosi shows "jobs face" during 2018 SOTU. (Image: Screen grab of CNN video, YouTube)

[Ed. – A more fitting photo of Pelosi is the one above, which shows her pouting throughout Trump’s first SOTU address.]

The image Nancy Pelosi added to her Twitter profile last week shows her as the plucky woman at a table full of gray men, standing up and wagging her finger at Donald Trump like a scolding schoolmarm, just before stalking out of the meeting.

She must imagine it portrays her in a good light. It doesn’t, no matter how many progressive women share it triumphantly on social media as a symbol of female empowerment. It’s more a symbol of female entitlement.

It’s an embarrassment to women who want to be judged on their merits, not given special treatment by men through melodrama and flouncing hysterics.

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The photograph was taken in the Cabinet Room by a White House photographer Wednesday, during a meeting with Democratic lawmakers on a serious topic which has been lost in all the fangirl, “boss move” eulogizing in the media about Pelosi.

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